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This Shabbat we have two special speakers from LARS (Laurel Advocacy & Referral Services). Shannon Mouton, the Executive Director, and Jeff Bingham, a Case Manager who was formerly homeless. Simultaneously, we will be collecting boxed and canned goods for LARS as a part of Good Deeds Week at Oseh Shalom. Please join us and bring some groceries with you. (Services will begin at 8 p.m. – their talk will be during the service.)
Shannon Mouton, LARS Executive Director
Since becoming a missionary at her church over 30 years ago, Shannon Mouton has continued to serve, in and out of season. She has given of her time and talents at various organizations throughout the DMV–Whitman-Walker Institute (formerly, Whitman-Walker Clinic), Food & Friends, Calvary Women’s Services and the Potter’s House Ministry of Ebenezer AME Church. Shannon has served on numerous non-profit boards, including Calvary Women’s Services, the Phyllis Wheatley YWCA, the IN Series and The George Washington Alumni Association. She is the founder of the Dr. Virginia M. Manning Missionary Society (Jerusalem AME Church, Clinton) and is currently a member of the Alice Marie Chapman Missionary Society (Ebenezer AME Church, Ft. Washington). Shannon’s professional experiences in the corporate, higher education and nonprofit sectors, have afforded her opportunities to build and strengthen communities, launch innovative programs and bridge generational, economic and racial divides. Shannon is a graduate of Mount Vernon College, now part of The George Washington University, and she is humbled to serve as the Executive Director of Laurel Advocacy & Referral Services.
Jeffrey D. Bingham, Case Manager
Jeffrey Bingham is an experienced case manager who has had the privilege of assisting those in need of housing for nine years. During that time, he has served in various capacities ranging from Housing Specialist to Program Director of Prince George’s County Men Shelter. Jeff specializes in assisting his clients with locating and maintaining housing, case management, HMIS documentation, and resource management. Jeff is a powerful and effective communicator who uses his talents in the social services arena to act and speak on behalf of those who cannot speak for themselves. He does this as a lived experience advisor, case manager, National Coalition of Homelessness speaker and active member on the Continuum of Care Coordinated Entry team. Jeff is inspired by his wife, five children, four grandchildren and his ministry. In his free time, Jeff enjoys working out, walking his dog, and attempting to play golf.
Join us in person if possible or on Zoom for a spiritual, musical service each Friday at 8 pm, 7:30 on the first Friday of the month. Guests are always welcome.
Prayerbook: Shabbat Vehagim
Meeting ID: 816 1083 0118