August 19, 2018
13th Sunday after Pentecost
2018 Summer Preaching Series
Sermon: Sermon: "Giving Sanctuary" by guest speaker; Jennie Wilburn Belle
Jennie Wilburn Belle was born and raised in Savannah, GA, and grew up attending Asbury Memorial UMC. She moved to Texas for her undergraduate education at Rice University, during which time she studied in Mexico, Peru, and Argentina and participated in service projects in Central America. After graduation, she moved to Spain for a year to teach English. Jennie then came to North Carolina for a dual degree, M.Div./M.S.W. graduate program at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill. Jennie previously directed the immigration program for the North Carolina Council of churches and currently works as a faith organizer with the immigration & Refugee Program of Church World Service. She lives in Durham, NC, with her husband and two dogs.