True hospitality is love in action. The turquoise table in Melissa’s yard is a living metaphor for the community and pastoral care work she does. She holds space by witnessing people’s experiences, listening to their stories, and inviting both giving and receiving.
The son of Champaign’s former fire chief, David knows how heavy the job can be on the hearts & minds of both police and firefighters. He develops relationships and trust, so they are more open to receiving personal and spiritual support during challenging times.