Contributor: Courtney Tabor

Courtney Tabor is the Program Director for Greater Portland Family Promise, where she works with families experiencing homelessness. She received her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of New England in 2011. Courtney is passionate about writing and about social justice and equity for people from all backgrounds. She lives in Portland, Maine with her two children.

Sharing is a Gift in Itself

Congregations becoming Spaces of Hospitality for People Experiencing Homelessness

Yesterday I spent several hours at church, but not for the reasons you might think. This was not for a worship service or a committee meeting. It was neither quiet nor serious. The evening I spent at church was filled with noise and children and purple frosting. It was filled with running toddlers, balloons, and at least four different spoken languages. When I... Read more