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Board Of Directors
Doris Carlson - Executive Director
Lisa C. Thompson, Esq.— Legal
Jean Closs-Ames — Textiles
New Creation Trades, Inc. is a faith-based, non-profit that operates under the oversight of:
Community Renewal, Inc.
Christian Community Development
“A long time dream of teaching sewing to under-resourced individuals has become a reality. Sewing has been a skill that I have used since I learned it as a young teen. It has given me a much needed resource, along with the enjoyment and empowerment during good and hard times… as we raised a family.
Now I and others have the opportunity to pass this trade, and other trades associated with it, on to many who need to be given a hope for the future!” Doris Carlson
NEW CREATION TRADES HISTORY
Kathi Martens - Sewing Curriculum
Bob Henry - Mentor
Dottie Butler - Design
Michaelanne Butler — Sustainability
Marcy Wellman — Church Liaison
Dave Bresemann — Marketing
2006 – Doris Carlson has a strong desire to teach others sewing – a practical skill that she learned as a child.
2015 – Doris identifies a gap in serving those coming out of hardship. An idea began stirring in her heart to support, encourage, and provide a practical trade to raise women out of their current situation.
2016 – Doris starts New Creation Trades to bring income into financially depressed neighborhoods by providing training for much needed trades. This program provides a great way to invite and welcome under-resourced individuals into the church fellowship where God’s love can be demonstrated through His people.
2017 – In cooperation with Agape Christian Church International, we taught our first set of classes via teaching videos. ACC International works with the refugee community to teach classes that will aid the refugees to find meaningful employment at their Refugee Resource Center.
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