The Nehemiah Foundation

Case for Community Summit Agenda

The Nehemiah Foundation Presents Case for Community Summit
City Hall Forum
9:00-5:00 PM
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9:00-11:30 AM
The Nehemiah Foundation Flourishing Neighborhoods Initiative

9:00 AM
A Call to Unity and Hope
“Redwoods” – spoken word artist, Hosanna Poetry (video)
Welcome: Eli Williams, Nehemiah Foundation Ministry Leader and Pastor – Urban Light Ministries and New Hope Church; and Amy Willmann, Nehemiah Foundation Executive Director and Senior Leader at Champion City Church

9:15 AM
S.O.U.L.Talks
Melanie Wilt, Clark County Commissioner/CEO Shift-ology Communications and Adam Groshans, Market President, Mercy Health

9:30-10:00 AM
Flourishing Communities Panel
Moderator: Amy Willmann
Eli Williams; Bryan Heck, Springfield City Manager; Adam Groshans, Market President, Mercy Health; Greta Mayer, CEO Mental Health and Recovery Board; Aaron Clark, Nehemiah Board Member, Ministry Leader (SCYM, UNIFIED Worship Collective); Andrea Carter, Think Tank/Change Leaders Alliance

10:30-11:30 AM
Breakout Sessions:
“Flourishing and Engaged Neighborhoods” – Bryan Heck, City Manager, and Team (City Hall Forum)

“The Intersection of Faith and Community Health” – Carolyn Young and Mercy Health Ministries Team (Commerce Point/Greater Springfield Partnership Meeting Room #1)

“Holistic Care for Mind, Body, Spirit” – Greta Mayer and MHRB Team (Commerce Point/Greater Springfield Partnership – Meeting Room #2)

“Flourishing Justice: Racial Reconciliation and the Church” – Champion City Church Racial Reconciliation Team – Bruce Willmann, Jason Channels, Ashley Harris, Carin Ronk, and members of Simunye (COHatch Meeting Room)

“If you didn’t get into a Breakout Session” (Winans Coffee & Chocolates, Upper Room)

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
LUNCH
The Nehemiah Foundation Streamline Initiative/CarePortal: Blessing Kids through Church-School Partnerships

12:30-3:00 PM
A Call to Unity and Hope
“Redwoods” – spoken word artist, Hosanna Poetry (video)
Welcome: Eli Williams, Nehemiah Foundation Ministry Leader and Pastor – Urban Light Ministries and New Hope Church, and Amy Willmann, Nehemiah Foundation Executive Director and Senior Leader at Champion City Church

S.O.U.L.Talk
Janelle Shelton, CarePortal Regional Director, North Central USA

1:00-1:30
Streamline/CarePortal Panel
Moderator: Sara Dixon, Consultant/Sara Dixon Consulting
Edna Chapman – Hayward Middle School, Principal; Carrie Hannah – Hayward Middle School, Counselor; Jan Williams – Community Coordinator for Perrin Woods Elementary, Retired Principal; Dave Speas – Eagle and Dove, Executive Director, Retired teacher/school administrator; Heather Bielawski – Fellowship Springhill Church & SCYM; Tyler Worley – SCYM, Executive Director; Aaron Earlywine—CarePortal, Regional Manager, Greater Dayton

1:45-2:45 PM
Breakout Session (Commerce Point Community Room)
“Building a Caring, Connected, School Community”
Sara Dixon, Tami Carter, and Nehemiah Team

The Nehemiah Foundation Faith-Community Crisis Response Team Initiative
3:00-5:00 PM

3:00 PM
A Call to Unity and Hope
“Redwoods” – spoken word artist, Hosanna Poetry (video)
Welcome: Eli Williams, Nehemiah Foundation Ministry Leader and Pastor – Urban Light Ministries and New Hope Church, and Amy Willmann, Nehemiah Foundation Executive Director and Senior Leader at Champion City Church

S.O.U.L.Talk
Shannon Meadows, City of Springfield Community Development Director

3:15 PM
Faith-Community Crisis-Response Team Panel
Moderator: Marlo Fox, Think Tank
Clarence Moss, Think Tank Change Leaders Alliance, Jail Chaplaincy VISTA; Elaina Bradley, IHN, Executive Director; Jamie Scanlon, Salvation Army; Michelle Pitstick, Clark County Emergency Management Agency

4:00-5:00 PM
Breakout Sessions:
“Winter Advisory: Preparing to Help the Unsheltered this Winter” – EMA, City of Springfield/Community Development, Interfaith Hospitality Nehemiah, and Salvation Army Leaders! (City Hall Forum Conference Room)
Beyond Crisis: Strategies for Empowerment and Prevention -Andrea Carter – Think Tank/Change Leaders Alliance (Commerce Point Community Room)

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