21 Board Members and 17 Partnership Council/Growing Home Leadership Team Members who are engaged, passionate, generous and faithful in their service to The Refuge Center.
New Church Missional Partnership with Church of the City.
Most successful fundraisers (Live Intentionally, The Big Payback and Hope Grows) with attendees and funds raised – in all of The Refuge Center history.
New Collaborative Partnership with Justice and Mercy International, with the first counseling trip to the Amazon in July. Trips to Amazon and Moldova coming in 2020.
Annexation and Rezoning of Long Lane property completed in July.
Purchase of Long Lane property in August for our future home.
Reached $1.37 million in Growing Home Capital Campaign.
Implementation of a Sabbatical program for staff.
Released a book collaboration: “Inner Technology: How to be Human in a Digital World” launched in September.
TNU Doctoral Program completed a comprehensive culture assessment of our organization with very positive results.
Our compassion care culture was featured in the Tennessean.
We hosted our first ever Grief Retreat on September 28th, which was sold out and worked with 16 women who embarked on life-changing work through experiential, group and individual grief ritual and healing processes.
19% increase in counseling services! On track to provide more life-changing counseling sessions to MORE people than any other year in Refuge Center history.
WE ARE THANKFUL!