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Redeeming Work, Inspiring Excellence at Common Threads

Posted by: Dana Tags: There is no tags | Categories: News, Stories

February
27

“Everyday, I walk into this store and I feel like God made this job just for me,” says Jeff Stredney, BHITC’s Director of Social Enterprise, describing the experience of launching Common Threads. The store, located in Fairview Park, opened in June of 2016 as the first business venture of HopeWorks.

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THE HOPE CENTER: A Gateway to Employment and Much More

Posted by: Dana Tags: There is no tags | Categories: News, Stories

February
27

Employment is always one of the biggest needs we hear from refugees of all ages. Whether it’s a father, highly educated and successful in his home country, seeking entry-level employment in America because his degree and experience are not recognized here or young adults who are too old for high school, but really do not have a solid education, employment is challenging, but essential to the stability and long-term success of refugee families.

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Life is Sweet for Refugee Family Thanks to Open Table

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February
27

Refugees amaze their American friends, neighbors, co-workers and “Table” members every day with their drive to succeed and joyous outlook on life, regardless of what they’ve experienced. Many refugees have lived through the unimaginable – things most of the world will only ever catch glimpses of on the news or read about in a headline while browsing the internet.

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Meet Matt Buehrle, Church Planter

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February
27

Matt and Naomi Buehrle and their family moved to Cleveland in 2008 to be part of a church planting effort. Things didn’t go quite as expected, but the journey taught Matt plenty about the Kingdom and God’s providence in all situations.

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BHITC Seeks Business Manager

Posted by: Brian Upton Tags: There is no tags | Categories: News

January
18

Principal Function The Business Manager leads all day-to-day business and financial operations, and is assigned to programs and projects as needed. BHITC seeks an individual who enjoys the challenge of managing a growing non-profit organization. Position Depending on the candidate, …

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BHITC Seeks Manager for Fundraising

Posted by: Brian Upton Tags: There is no tags | Categories: News

January
7

Principal Function The Fundraising Manager develops and supports the implementation of a strategic approach for the organization to maintain and expand its relationships with key funding partners, including individuals, churches, foundations and corporations. Position This position is a part-time, salaried …

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Congratulations, BHITC Staff on Becoming American Citizens!

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August
29

Proud to be Americans! This couldn’t be more true for the refugees and immigrants BHITC supports each year on their journeys to become American citizens. This year is a bit different, however, in that two BHITC staff members have now also completed their journeys to citizenship, and everyone involved is so proud!

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Cleveland Native Returns Home for Church Planting

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August
29

Meet Nate Friedrichsen, church planter. My wife, Aimee, and I – our two young boys came along the way – spent seven years in Chicago before moving to Cleveland in the summer of 2015. Northeast Ohio was always home for me, but I gained a vision for the potential of local churches in and for dense and diverse urban neighborhoods through our time in Chicago.

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