Our goal is to unite the body of Christ around a common purpose.
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The Mission


Achieve Progress Against the Cities Challenges

The mission of Movement Day Greater Dallas (MDGD) is to unite the body of Christ around a common purpose in order to achieve measureable progress against the greatest spiritual, social, and humanitarian challenges facing the city. MDGD will also serve as a model and catalyst for gospel movements worldwide.

Consider these sobering statistics:

  • 64,600 persons per week seek help from food pantries or soup kitchens
  • 6,000 runaways annually
  • One out of three runaways is lured into sex trafficking within 48 hours
  • The fastest growing religious preference is “None”
  • Largest refugee population in American
  • 52% of students in South Dallas never graduated High School

The Vision


Develop a Strategy that'll have an Impact

Our plan is to convene and collaborate with the faith community from all quadrants of Greater Dallas. We are also partnering with The New York City Leadership Center (NYCLC) and drawing upon the experience and intellectual capital of Dr. Mac Pier, founder and CEO, The NYCLC and Dr. Tim Keller, Senior Pastor, Redeemer Presbyterian Church.

The strategy is to identify like-minded Dallas leaders who desire to design, mobilize and invest in a long – term strategy that will impact Dallas. The result will be the creation of specific plans to accelerate or incubate best practices to address the issues facing the city and to serve as the focus of the combined efforts of hundreds of organizations throughout Greater Dallas.

Movement Day Greater Dallas will be conducted in collaboration with Movement Day New York City held every October and hosting leaders from around the world.

MD Greater Dallas Leadership Team


BOB ANDERSON

Board Chair

ART ALEXANDER

Board

PAUL SPAIN

Board

MAC PIER

Board

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Executive Team

TINA JACOBSON

Executive Team

CANDICE GRAY

Executive Team

GRANT SKELDON

Executive Team

DYAN ANDERSON

Executive Team

WENDY WHITEMAN

Executive Team

RAY HARVEY

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AMY FULLERTON

Executive Team

GREG WHITEMAN

Executive Team

JIM RUNYAN

Executive Team

RJ HOLT

Executive Team

MARK PORTER

Executive Team

MARK ALEXANDER

Executive Team

Partners


CO-HOST

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LEAD PARTNERS

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LEAD SPONSORS

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IN KIND PARTNERS

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Transformance

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