Love Charlotte

Love Charlotte / Mission Charlotte Coalition Meeting – August 20, 2019

Moderator, Vivian Richardson, Director Community Engagement – Love Charlotte

Opening Prayer. Pastor Leon Threatt

Intro of First Time Attendee:

  • Yvonne Hicks, Releasing Heaven Ministry
  • John Whaley, The Rooftop US
  • Eire Benton, Encounter
  • Jeff Medford, Strategic Alliance, Int’l
  • Caroline Wienecke, Restore Global
  • Terrance Bridges, Church Charlotte
  • Kirby Anthony, Kingdom Fellowship
  • Barbara Peacock, Barbara Peacock Ministries
  • Ron Coleman, SERGE


Special Reports:

  • Light Rail Prayer JourneyDon Rhodes
    • Strategic stops for prayer walk
    • Able to get birds eye view of City
    • Downtown & Campus of UNCC
  • Seek God for the City Prayer GuideJim Quick
    • City of Charlotte will be on the cover.
    • Churches, ministries can pre-order from web-site ( Company will print 20K
    • Submit ads and calendar of events for 2020
  • Bless Every Home… David Ingressia

Bless Every Home

                 Call to Action: Sign up individually at – More robust info highlighting Charlotte is forthcoming

  • Hope for Charlotte … Kevin Williams…sponsored by LoveClt w/BGEA Rapid Response Team

                 Image result for bgea hope in crisis training

The Hope in Crisis training will be offered in Charlotte in 2020.  A Leaders and Pastors introduction planned for tentatively for November 7th & 12th Place and times TBD.

During the meeting 11 Churches/Ministries signed up to host training beginning in January.

  • Bridge Out of Poverty… Ed Spencer 607-769-0767  

                 Bridges Out Of Poverty 

  • PowerPoint presentation…’Bridge the Divide’
    • Empower People/Build Community…Person born in poverty in Charlotte has a 4.7% chance of moving up!
    • The Community’s mindset and understanding of poverty must change. This changes the goals and the rules and the Outcomes


  • Task Team Breakout: (Met for 30 minutes and back with debrief)
    • Love Charlotte Media Team
    • Intercessory Mobilization Task Team
      • Prayer & Ask strategy
      • Form networks around city and metroplex
      • Develop handout for daily prayer
      • Establish Day-A-Month Prayer 21 day Prayer Guide for School forthcoming
    • Bless Every Home
    • Marketplace
      • Bridges Out of Poverty workshops
      • C3 …Christian Chamber of Commerce to mobilize marketplace/business
    • Neighborhoods Connection Team
      • CMPD Ambassador Training…350 to date
        • Seeking additional training sites for Ambassador training
      • BGEA Rapid Response Team’s Hope in Crisis Training
        • Leaders training to take place in November (dates, time, places TBD)
        • Seeking host sites to begin neighboring training in January
        • Theo Shaffer (CMPD Chaplain) Partnerships available:
          • Neighborhood networks
          • Pastors & Cops
          • Chaplains

  Call To Action:

    • Donate at
    • Sign up for Bless Every Home (
    • Place Order for Seek God for the City Special Charlotte Edition…orders booklets and reserve ad space on
    • Register to volunteer with Dream Center’s Neighborhoods – Reid Park, JT Williams, Thomasboro
  • Upcoming Events:
    • August 23rd “Not On My Watch” Prayer Service – West Charlotte High School 2219 Senior Drive, Charlotte 28216 7:00 – 9:00 pm
    • August 24th Derita Community Celebration…Theresa C Elder Park
    • August 27th Charlotte Fire Department Community Stakeholders Input Session…contact Vivian for more information
    • September 19 Church and Culture Conference…. Mecklenburg Community Church…registration required
    • October 6, 13th, 20th – ForClt…Unified Sermon Series…Sign Up