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Faith Communities Supporting Democracy
February 25, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The N.C. Council of Churches in partnership with Triangle Interfaith Alliance (TIA) and the Methodist Federation for Social Action (MFSA-NCC) invite you to join us for the 2021 Triangle Interfaith Alliance Annual Meeting: Faith Communities Supporting Democracy.
The evening will begin with an introduction to the work of the N.C. Council of Churches, TIA, and MFSA-NCC, and ways you can engage in this work. Following this introduction will be a keynote address delivered by the Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman, former President of the N.C. Council of Churches Governing Board and current President of the N.C. NAACP.
Come together with fellow people of faith and learn how to mobilize, advocate, and stand-up for positive social change. Please register below and share with your networks.
The Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman is the former President of the N.C. Council of Churches Governing Board and current President of the N.C. NAACP. Dr. Spearman is an ordained minister with the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church denomination (A.M.E. Zion). He has worked extensively in leadership of the denomination in North Carolina on many levels since 1997, and has been the pastor of St. Philip AME Zion Church in Greensboro, N.C since 2014. Prior to his pastoral career, Dr. Spearman worked in correctional institutions, hospitals, colleges, and community based programs as a substance abuse counselor. Dr. Spearman has been a courageous and controversial servant in the NC NAACP in the Historic Thousands on Jones Street Movement (HKonJ), and the Moral Monday Movement. In 2011, he was named the NC NAACP Minister of the Year. He served as the Third Vice President of the NC NAACP from 2011 – 2017, and was elected president in October 2017.