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The Retreat at New Covenant welcomes all people in order to create a multiethnic, cross-generational, mixed-income, green/eco-friendly neighborhood with innovative design features and safety technology. It is envisioned that the Retreat at New Covenant will attract families who desire to create a community where families will live, laugh, play, protect, share gifts & talents,…and serve one another…not only within the Retreat at New Covenant Community, but throughout the West Boulevard Community
"All for One…One for All"
Bring good news to the afflicted;
Heal the broken hearted;
Proclaim liberty to captives, and
Freedom to the oppressed...
Learn to do good;
Reprove the Ruthless,
Defend the Orphan, and
Plead for the Widow.
And those from among US will....
Rebuild the ancient ruins;
Restore the places long devastated;
and Renew the ruined cities
that have been devastated for generations.
And we shall be called the Repairer of the Breach,
The Restorer of the Streets in which to dwell.
And we shall partner with the indigenous community leadership and other partners to...
Restore the Hearts of the Fathers to their Children and
Restore the Hearts of the Children to their Fathers...where
Old men and old women will again sit in the streets of the city...and
The streets of the city will be filled with boys and girls playing in its streets.
The Retreat at New Covenant Development Team consist of a consortium of urban developers, builders, and community-focused professionals who are committed not only to developing custom designed quality affordable housing, but also creating indigenous community-created and driven neighborhoods that value developing, restoring, and renewing families and communities locally, regionally, throughout the United States, and globally. Click on a name to learn more.
Jeff McCluskey, Engineer (President of Mc2 Engineering, Inc)
Jeff McCluskey is the President of Mc2 Engineering, Inc. a local Civil Engineering firm based in Charlotte, NC. Collectively the employees at Mc2 have planned and designed over 4,000 single and multi-family lots within the Charlotte Metro area. Our services include master planning, completing construction drawings, site permitting services and construction phase services on various types of site designs.
Glen Alan Stancik, Designer and General Contractor
After a career in theatre, Glen began a career in architecture and construction studying architecture at the NCSU School of Design and beginning his own design/build company for which he has served as CEO for over thirty years. He specializes in residential, ecclesiastical, and disaster relief design.
After receiving a BFA in Dramatic Art from UNC-Chapel Hill, Glen Stancik worked in the professional theatre in Chicago, Houston, and New York City where he served on the staff of the New York Shakespeare Festival Shakespeare in the Park as well as productions for the NYSF at the Public Theatre, Lincoln Center, and Broadway. While in New York, he was also co-producer and designer for his own off Broadway theatre company, the Fourth Floor Theatre.
In 1990, Glen began seminary education studying counseling at Columbia International University, Biblical studies at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, and theology and philosophy at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He augmented his education as a special graduate student at UNC-Chapel Hill in philosophy, anthropology, German, and Hebrew. Ordained in 1994, Glen served as pastor of Sandhills Alliance Church for 11 years and New Covenant Fellowship for 7 years. Both churches are in Moore County, North Carolina.
After the tsunami in Indonesia in 2004, Glen took an interest in applying his professional skills to disaster relief and after the earthquake in Haiti in 2010, he began gimmeshelter, a non-profit organization dedicated to housing persons displaced by disasters with dignity. In 2011, gimmeshelter partnered with Une Nouvelle Haiti. Since the partnership, the organizations have acquired an orphanage of 46 children, a school of 120 students and 9.5 acres of land in Titanyen, Haiti where they plan to develop a community of hurricane, flood, and earthquake resistant structures.
Reverend Stancik has traveled extensively in western and central Europe as well as the Middle East. He makes frequent trips to Haiti for his ongoing work there.
Michael O’Brien, Architect and PlannerMichael O’Brien is the principal of O’Brien Architecture. He specializes in housing that fits the character of its neighbors, and is now focusing on “earth-friendly” design. His education supports his interest in community-sensitive developments. He combines BS and Masters Degrees in Architecture from Clemson University with an MBA from UNC Charlotte, plus specialized study in housing and mixed-use at Harvard University.Of his twenty seven years of professional, he has practiced as a principal for the last nineteen years and has always specialized in community revitalization, encompassing real estate development as well as architectural and planning services.
Ted White, Project Manager
Ted White is the Visionary and Project Manager of the Retreat at New Covenant Community. For over 20 years, Ted has served as a community pastor, grassroots organizer, community developer, and consultant to over 200 clients in the areas of neighborhood organizational development and strategic planning, church collaboration and team building, diversity training (school systems and colleges/universities), land acquisition, residential and commercial development, community-based educational and employment support services, brownfields (environmental), and grant writing.
Some of his accomplishments include: collaborating with consulting team to develop a nine neighborhoods and 96-block revitalization plan for Northeast Central Durham, North Carolina; and he collaborated with partners to leverage public and private sector investments towards revitalization efforts within the West Boulevard Community, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Ted White currently serves on the pastoral staff at Steele Creek Church of Charlotte where he shepherds a network of home-based fellowships. Ted received his Bachelor of Science., History, Minor - Political Science, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee, and his Master of Science, Counseling and Student Personnel Services, Memphis State University, Memphis Tennessee.
We desire to create a community of 36 families who desire for “All of Us will be there for the One, and Each of Us will be there for the All! For each One of Us…and All of Us…we desire to…
Bring good news to the afflicted.
Visionary and Project Manager
Architect and Planner
Glen Alan Stancik
Designer and General Contractor
Subdivision Design Engineer