Harold Hyde’s childhood was anything but normal

As the youngest of eleven children, there was barely room for Harold in the family’s two bedroom apartment. His father ran a gambling house in Cincinnati, and there were drugs and alcohol passing through his family’s home. It was there at a young age that Harold began a dangerous journey with substances.

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Just as Jesus sees us

Staff profile: Mary Engle, Director of Programs

Mary Engle knows firsthand how transformative the love of Jesus Christ can be. Before she was called to work at Mel Trotter Ministries as the Director of Programs, Mary spent many years working for Prison Fellowship, an organization that works closely with prisons across the country. “God gave me a love and  a heart to serve the men and the women that were incarcerated, and to see that they are just like me. They did things that were wrong, and I do things that  are wrong,” said Mary.

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Sean sets an example of service

Robin and her stepson, Sean, are faithful volunteers. It wouldn’t be Friday in the Mel Trotter kitchen without  seeing the two friendly faces in the serving line. Sean was born with autism, which can make personal interaction with others a challenge. When Robin brought him with her to volunteer at MTM four years ago, something just clicked.

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