Braid Mission

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Chris Chase and Rebecca Edwards

Safe Gathering Guidelines

As state and local guidelines around COVID are being reduced, we no longer have any safety requirements for Braid teams. However, we do urge teams to continue...

Card Drive for Braid Mission

Calling all card makers! Over the years of collecting thousands of Cards of Hope, we have received many beautiful handmade cards with heartfelt messages, and we have...

Reflections on Braid Camp

We knew that a week at camp could hold extra challenges for our youth.  Before starting Braid, we had each spent time as chaplains at Camp Stevens,...

The Transformational Work of Listening

In the course of our careers as ministers in the Episcopal Church, there have been moments when we have necessarily needed to have difficult conversations about how...

Responding to Coronavirus

Here is an update on how we at Braid are responding to the coronavirus outbreak. One of our guiding principles at Braid is that of communion, and...

Featured Facilitator: Allegra

1) What made you interested in serving as a facilitator for a Braid team? After meeting several colleagues who came through the foster system and discussing some...

Why We Walk

We are walking because Braid started five years ago this month as a challenge. As we celebrate this milestone, this walk is symbolic of Braid’s earliest days,...

Moving Forward

Over the last week, we have been moving out of our office in The Tenderloin. We were in this space for a little over two years, in...

Responding to Current Events

Like you, we have been horrified and saddened this week by news stories about children being removed from their parents at our nation’s borders. Our work at...

A Three-Year Tapestry

Braid reaches a milestone this week: our third birthday. As always, milestones allow us an opportunity to consider the past and lessons learned, as well as to...