Rev. Stephanie York Arnold is a pastor at Birmingham First United Methodist Church. She is passionate about serving in a downtown church because it provides her the opportunity to truly embrace a diverse group of people and live out her church’s mission statement to be an OPEN place for ALL. Stephanie is a graduate of the University of Alabama and Memphis Theological Seminary. She and her family have been residents in Birmingham since 1999.
This week we are re-posting a blog post about a workshop on privilege at Anytown Alabama. Anytown is a one week social justice camp empowering high school students to become leaders in their communities. This summer Anytown is June 1st-7th and we are looking for rising 10th, 11th and 12th graders to attend!
Stacy Oliver is an alumni of the YWCA’s Building Communities, Bettering Lives AmeriCorps program and is currently the Community Outreach Coordinator for One Roof.
Josh Helms is an AmeriCorps member serving at One Roof. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Alabama. He lives with his partner and their cat.