Welcome to tapestry ministries
The Tapestry Ministries board is comprised of a committed group of women and men who want to help our community come out of the cycle of domestic violence. Many of our ministry and Y.E.S. program participants are now serving on our board.
President & Founder
J. R.Newton is a native Texan residing in Dallas, TX. She has been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years and holds a B.A. degree in Social Welfare from Texas Tech University – Lubbock, TX, and a Master of Divinity degree from Brite Divinity School – Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, TX. She is a Parish Nurse, mother, grandmother, pastor, preacher, speaker, and teacher. Because of her own experience of abusive relationships, she has a heart to hear and tell the stories of women of faith who have survived domestic violence. She understands that her relationship with God was the source of her survival. She is a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Dallas, TX.