This week, we feature an interview with Mike Dahl and Rev. Laura Colee of Broad Street Ministry, where Mike serves as the Executive Director and Rev. Collee serves as pastor. A worshipping community practicing radical hospitality across the street from the Kimmell Center in Center City, Broad Street Ministry continues to cultivate meaning, extend welcome, and host numerous social services alongside their diverse neighbors- collectively leaning into God’s future for a more just society. If you remember, in 2017 Broad Street Ministry was also one of the eight recipients of our 300th Anniversary Mission Campaign. In response to our discerned call to elevate education of children, disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline, and work towards restorative justice, the dollars Broad Street received helped launch a new initiative that provides vital services of support to those re-tering society after a period of incarceration. Listen into the conversation with these gifted practitioners of the gospel as they share about this initiative, among many others, and they live into a new season of faithful witness in our city.
You can also read the latest blogpost of this story here: https://presbyphl.org/living-into-gods-dreams-for-restorative-justice-a-new-season-for-broad-street-ministry/