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Profiles in Goodwill: Joe Phelps

By Staff | February 20, 2019

Joe Phelps is the new justice coordinator for Earth and Spirit Center and co-chair of Empower West, a Louisville, Kentucky, black-white clergy coalition. He served previously as pastor of Highland Baptist Church in Louisville.

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