Re-Visioned 3e Training Lab

We are excited to announce our re-visioned 3e Training Lab. This lab equips participants to mentor neighbors participating in 3e’s Workforce Development Initiative and Sustainability Initiative.

It also equips lab participants to walk with neighbors as they transition from social displacement. Attendees will leave the lab with the tools to answer these questions:

• How does individual and collective trauma impacts all of us?
• What is the social science at work behind poverty?
• How can asset-based collaboration and community development systemically address social displacement?
• How can a robust theology of hospitality guide a faith community through it all?

If you’re interested, join us. Email Justin to reserve a spot (justin@3erestoration.org). Scholarships are available based upon need. Also, if you’ve come to prior to 2019, there is a lot of new content. Pay for your book and lunch and join us.

About Fred

Fred came to serve greater Williamsburg and WCC as lead pastor in October of 2010 and is grateful to be a part of the family. He is a husband, father, certified trauma professional, S.T.A.R. (strategies for trauma awareness & resilience) practitioner, community organizer, TEDx alum, founder of 3e Restoration, Inc. and co-owner of Philoxenia Culture LLC. He received his B.S. in Ministry/Bible at Amridge University and his Master’s of Religious Education in Missional Leadership from Rochester University. Currently he is a candidate for a Doctorate of Ministry in Contextual Theology in at Northern Seminary in Chicago. Fred has also served as an adjunct professor for Rochester University and Regent University where taught courses in philosophy, ethics, leadership, pastoral care, intro to Christianity, and ethnography. He has also served as a guest lecturer on the subjects of racialized cultural systems, poverty, and missiology at various universities, such as William & Mary and Oklahoma Christian University. Fred has authored on book (Racialized Cultural Systems, Social Displacement and Christian Hospitality) and several curriculum offerings, including The FloorPlan: Living Toward Restoration & Resilience. Fred enjoys hanging out with his family anytime, anywhere. He is deeply grateful for how God graciously works through the Church in all her various forms, despite our brokenness. He is passionate about seeing the last, least, and lonely of every neighborhood, city and nation experience God’s in-breaking kingdom, and come to know Jesus as King. Oh, and his favorite season is Advent and Christmas. Fred is a founding member of the board of directors for Virginia Racial Healing Institute, a member of the leadership team for Williamsburg's local chapter of Coming to the Table, and a member of Greater Williamsburg Trauma-Informed Community Network's Racial Trauma Committee and Training Committee.
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