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Partners in Health and Wholeness Faith and Health Summit

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - October 20 @ 5:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Greensboro, 1000 West Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

North Carolinians of faith will come together to worship, promote health, share best practices, network with each other, and meet resource partners from across our state. Participants will learn what’s currently happening in the state related to health, how health relates to our faith, and will leave with  a focus on how to create or move forward with their own health ministries for their congregations and community. Thursday, October 19 Registration is full for the permaculture garden tours on Thursday…

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One Nation Under Drones: Conference Against the Use of Drones in Warfare

October 20 - October 21

Military operations using drones are not heralded as victories or covered widely in the mainstream press. As a result, the use of drones in warfare is largely invisible to people in the U.S. Unless a person actively seeks out information, this form of war remains invisible to those in whose name the operations are carried out. This conference will feature speakers from different areas of expertise on the problems with and the ramifications of the use of drones in warfare.…

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Better Together NC

October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mayco D. Bigelow Community Center, 849 Sharpe Road
Burlington, 27217

Join the LGBTQ Center of Durham, Alamance County Community Partners, and the North Carolina Council of Churches for a community conversation about how we can work together to resist hate and oppression in all its forms. Now more than ever, local rural communities can come together in Orange county and discuss how we can create sanctuaries for everyone, and ensure safety in our schools, public spaces, and homes. Together we will talk about our shared and personal histories, eat a meal and while…

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On a Pilgrimage to Peace for Israel-Palestine: An Interfaith Program

October 22 @ 3:00 pm
St. Francis United Methodist Church, 2965 Kildaire Farm Road
Cary,

Learn more about on going efforts to establish peace between Israel and Palestine from a diversity of perspectives, including: Daoud Nasser, Palestinian from Tent of Nations farm near Bethlehem, West Bank, Palestine, will report on the challenges of daily living, human rights concerns, and peace building efforts while living under decades of Israeli military occupation. The Rev. Mae Elise Cannon, Executive Director of Churches for Middle East Peace, will relate the mission of CMEP's peace and reconciliation efforts in Israel-Palestine…

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Presence is Power

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street
Durham,
Free

Join us to acquire some of the tools we need to show up as faithful witnesses in places of potential conflict. Trainers from Triangle based, Ready-the-Ground, will provide basic training on how to respond in volatile situations to help diffuse the tension. Whether violence is directed at us through verbal or physical channels, there are things we can do to keep the situation from escalating. In these days when many of us feel called to show up in support of…

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