Café Guerbois (Present)
Inspired by a Soul Pancake series, "Tell My Story", we set out to connect members of our community in an interesting way and challenge them to think about the stories they create about others before knowing them and wrestle with what that means for building relationships. At a table for two, participants are introduced to somebody they have never met before to enjoy a delicious brunch and listen to their story. The surprise twist is that the story the other person is sharing is about the stranger they've just met! Kate Trompetter and Reggie Rucker as hosts guide participants through a series of questions to unpack these stranger's stories about each other, and then allow each to share their actual stories, turning strangers into connections and stories into humanity.