June 28, 2016

In March 2016, Kate Kananura joined the CTC team as the new Neighborhood Connector for the Us Making it Happen in Southeast Memphis Shalom Zone. Here, Kate tells us a little about herself and what she's learned in her time as a Neighborhood Connector. 

Can you tell...

July 10, 2015

Note: This is the third in a series of blog posts describing lessons learned during our time with DeAmon Harges and Mike Mather of Broadway United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. To read the first post, a reflection on Acts 3:1-10 and the importance of “looking inten...

July 1, 2015

Note: This is the second in a series of blog posts describing lessons learned during our time with DeAmon Harges and Mike Mather of Broadway United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. To read the first post, a reflection on Acts 3:1-10 and the importance of “looking inte...

June 26, 2015

At Center for Transforming Communities (CTC), we are always learning. But for the last two weeks, we’ve been doing a lot of learning. On June 15 and 16, we hosted DeAmon Harges – the original “roving listener” – who spent time with CTC’s three Neighborhood Connect...

July 19, 2014

Sometimes broken, sometimes weary
But we come

Binghampton United Methodist Church


Sharing the value of the human experience
We come

We come bringing our gifts with prayers we lift
Our hearts to one another

Laying aside our titles, moving beyond our age, gender, race,...

October 29, 2013

The principles of Communities of Shalom are as applicable in a rural context as they are in an urban neighborhood.  In a town of 1400 people, Mason Caregivers Shalom Community is fostering unity, promoting education and dreaming of so much more.

Pastor Billy...

September 27, 2013

Last weekend I had the opportunity to be a part of the Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) Workshop at the Center for Transforming Communities (CTC). Facilitated by CTC Director, Amy Moritz, the workshop included group discussions, break-out sessions, lunch, and a...