She spent most of her career as a restaurant manager and corporate trainer, opening restaurants in Kansas City, Omaha, Scottsdale and New York. In 2016 Monica co-founded New Communion: Mobile Market and Pantry, an asset-based model of community development centered around food insecurity in the Winston-Salem area. Monica is currently a candidate for ordination with the North Carolina Commission on Ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
She is passionate about the biblical narrative of “shared abundance” and believes that real reconciliation begins at the Table. “The experience of the Eucharist outside the walls of the church allows us to truly experience the gospel.”
David Harrison Jr.
Husband and Father, a native North Carolinian, he spent most of his career as an Information Technology Specialist and Customer Service Manager. David is an ordained Deacon and Minister, with over 15 years of ministerial experience. He is passionate about people and relationships. He is an advocate for reconciliation and believes that God is relational. Additionally he believes that both reconciliation and relationships are found around the table. His life narrative is one of helping others and bringing social awareness and food insecurity awareness to anyone he meets.
He believes in empowering others to “pay it forward” in all aspects of life, to move from “Dependency to Empowerment.”