Renewal Leadership

Hospitality & Ministry Team

Patrick J. Brown

Executive Director, Renewal Context  & Culture 

Patrick J. Brown is the founding executive director and visionary of The Renewal Center, the Center for Prophetic Thought, Voice, Art and Action and the lead consultant at Brown Resources Unlimited, LLC. , a firm committed to promoting personal and organizational growth through coaching, consulting, training, assessment, research, and community of practice.  Corporately, he is also a  Talent & Organization Lead  with a global management consulting firms.  

Patrick believes that impact first happens by way of self-transformation and personal renewal which creates a climate of change that matters. Patrick introduces and engages conversation about such issues as culture, change, and leadership in a manner that is innovative and strategic with sustainable results. He is the author of Change Matters: 21 Principles of the Process, Purpose and Product of Change.

Patrick currently serves as founding executive director and visionary of The Renewal Center, the Center for Prophetic Thought, Voice, Art and Action.  He personally blogs as a host of conversation at

Patrick J. Brown is a graduate of South Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University, respectfully. Professionally, Patrick has garnered an extensive portfolio of executive certifications in the areas of coaching, training and system design; therefore, he has rightfully earned the distinction of “Change Architect” and a servant leader in the consulting industry.  He is currently completing the Doctorate in Organization Development and Change from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.

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Carmela E. Head

Director of Renewal & Community Programs 

Carmela E. Head is the founder and Managing Director of First Glance, LLC, a Christian prolific inspirational writer, empowerment speaker, facilitator, blogger, and podcaster with over 20 years of engaging audiences in various capacities.  Having had a strong background in the professional governmental sector and acquired competencies in Family Advocacy in the educational arena, Carmela utilize her knowledge and skills to create, build and implement effective sustainable programs. 

Carmela is a Personal & Organizational Development Consultant & Coach with a variety of certifications and her passion to empower others to discover and maximize their self-development.

Carmela currently serves as the Director of Renewal & Community Programs at the Renewal Center, her desire is to bring forth revelation to others to be all that God has created them to be through restoration, renewal and hospitality.

Carmela, a change agent, who’s focus is on transformation and mindset development, has the authored “Be Transformed: Empowering You For Destiny”, “Daily Moments of Serenity Inspirational Journal”, and “5 Quick Tips: Effective Time Management for Women. Carmela also serves as a contributing author for a ministry publication.

Carmela is enriching her knowledge in Biblical Studies at Moody Bible Institute, holds a Masters Degree in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma, a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, and a Certificate of Learning & Development from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Hope T. Melton

Director of Digital Renewal & Stewardship

Hope T. Melton is the founder of Hope Diamonds Ministries Est. in 2011.  She focuses on developing others in unearthing their God-ordained destiny and walking in authenticity.  dedicated to bringing deliverance to the bound, healing the broken, and setting the captives free.

Hope,  The I.D. Strategist believes that true transformation can only occur when we discover and understand who we are, which creates a shift in our thinking that enhances our lives. She emphasizes the importance of DIGGING DEEP to find one's authentic self.  

Hope has taken part in a variety of leadership training. As well as traveling and imparting prophetic insight, prophetic training, and establishing prophetic foundations. In addition to providing pastoral care and leadership counsel, she has also provided leadership training.  Hope has ministered and traveled intensively on numerous platforms, proclaiming the word of God.
Hope Currently serves as the Director of Digital  Renewal & Stewardship at the Renewal Center,  she desires to bring renewal and hospitality through digital platforms.  

Hope is a graduate of  Ashford University with a Bachelor of Technology and received a Master of Divinity in Biblical Studies and Theology from Hope Bible Institute in Newbury, Ohio.

She is  the author of; The Making Of A Diamond( My Personal Journey)  and The Journal  Companion (The Making Of A Diamond  Journal )

Hope has an immersive background in technology Hope works as an  Assistant Vice President - Service Delivery where she oversees and maintains LaserJet printers and MFPs Along with the board executives, supporting the company's strategies and procedures for growth and development. Assuring that all company policies and legal procedures are followed by all employees.  

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Emmett S. Head

Digital  Media Consultant 

Emmett S. Head focuses on his craft of videography, photography, media design, graphic design, and fine arts.  Emmett currently uses his expertise by launching forward the Renewal Center’s Digital Design Platform as we expand our glocal (global + local) community. While developing his craft in the arts, Emmett is a travel enthusiast.

 Emmett is a  graduate of The University of North Carolina-Charlotte with a  Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Media and a Bachelor of Art in Africana Studies. Emmett has an Associate of Arts Degree in  Art from Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC. 

Emmett currently serves at The Renewal Center as a Digital Media Consultant
and works at WBTV as an Editor and Photographer/Videographer.

Monique Jackson

Ministry Team

Apostle Monique is a native of Boston, Massachusetts. She currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina where she serves as the founder of Kingdom@Work and a member of the Renewal Center’s ministry team.

Monique is an educational leader and has worked with children and families for over 25 years. She holds an A.S. degree in Early Childhood Education from Roxbury Community College, a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Grand Canyon University and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Gardner Webb University.  She has been employed with the local school district in Charlotte, North Carolina for more than 15 years and served in multiple directorships in Boston.

 Monique has worn many hats over the years in the local church during her 30-year tenure. She began her faith journey in Boston under the guidance of the late Bishop Alphonza Jones, pastor of Saint Paul Church. While under his tutelage Monique learned the importance of studying and teaching the word of the Lord. She received and was ordained in 1994 as an Elder in the local church where she served in many different capacities. In the year 2000 Monique was called to serve as an Auxiliary Bishop to the Department of Youth for Pentecost Temple of the Holy Ghost Ministries, where she served faithfully for many years

Apostle Monique relocated to the Charlotte region in the summer of 2004. The Lord had given her a 3-step plan that would launch her and her family into a new phase of ministry. It was here in 2009 that Apostle Monique heard and accepted the call to pastor.  She established by the leading of Holy Spirit, Mount Sinai Greater Deliverance Ministries and “Steps2Success” a nonprofit organization committed to helping individuals become self-sufficient in all areas of life.

Apostle Monique established Kingdom@Work in 2020 during the pandemic. The ministry began as a weekly online prayer for individuals she was connected to in the workplace. The ministry has continued to evolve and now offers weekly sessions to empower, encourage and connect sharing kingdom principles to be applied in a practical way.

Apostle Monique is proud of her most recent accomplishments as a twice published author. Her first published work is a children's book released in 2022 in addition to a 21 Day Prayer and Devotional Journal.