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July 2018

Wild Goose Festival

July 12, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Hot Springs Campgrounds Hot Springs, NC United States + Google Map

The Wild Goose Festival is a 4-day art, music, and story-driven transformational experience grounded in faith-inspired social justice. Come to not only learn from incredible speakers, but also to engage in robust and respectful conversation with thought leaders, writers, dreamers, artists, visionaries, and social justice activists. The 2018 collection of co-creaters includes Jen Hatmaker, Jon Pavlovitz, Jacqui Lewis, Amy Grant, and civil rights icon Ruby Sales. Looking for a summer weekend event for your youth group? Wild Goose has special…

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September 2018

NC No Torture Interfaith Prayer Vigil – Raleigh

September 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, 1801 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27605 United States
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You’re invited to an interfaith gathering to remember victims of the U.S. torture program.  The vigil will offer an opportunity to meditate, hear speakers from several traditions, and join voices, hands, and hearts with others who believe North Carolina has a responsibility to those who were transported for torture in NC jets. Aero Contractors, headquartered at the Johnston County Airport, was responsible for secretly transporting at least 49 people between 2001 and 2004.  For “renditions,” these prisoners were beaten, stripped,…

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NC No Torture Prayer Vigil – Greensboro

September 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Governmental Plaza, 110 Greene Street
Greensboro, 27401
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You’re invited to a gathering of people of faith to remember victims of the U.S. torture program.  The vigil will offer an opportunity to meditate, hear speakers from several traditions, and join voices, hands, and hearts with others who believe North Carolina has a responsibility to those who were transported for torture in NC jets. Aero Contractors, headquartered at the Johnston County Airport, was responsible for secretly transporting at least 49 people between 2001 and 2004.  For “renditions,” these prisoners…

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October 2018

NC No Torture Interfaith Prayer Vigil – Johnston County

October 1, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Johnston County Courthouse, 212 East Market Street
Smithfield, 27577
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You’re invited to an interfaith gathering to remember the victims of the CIA’s rendition and torture program.  The vigils will offer an opportunity to hear speakers from several faith traditions, meditate and to join with fellow citizens who believe North Carolina has a responsibility to call for transparency and accountability for those who were transported using state facilities and to ensure this dark period in history never repeats. Aero Contractors, headquartered at the Johnston County Airport, was responsible for secretly…

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February 2019

13th Annual Moral March on Raleigh and HKonJ People’s Assembly

February 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Memorial Auditorium, 2 East South Street
Raleigh, NC United States
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The Moral March on Raleigh is part of a love and justice movement working on an intersectional agenda to support public education, economic sustainability, workers’ rights and livable wages, health care for all, Medicaid expansion, environmental justice, equal protection under the law without regard to race, immigration status, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation, voting rights for all, and criminal justice. The movement is made up of more than 125 North Carolina NAACP branches, youth councils, and college chapters from…

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Wilmington Roadshow Lunch

February 12, 2019 @ 11:55 am - 1:00 pm
St. Andrew’s on-the-Sound, 101 Airlie Road
Wilmington, 28403
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Join the Council for lunch to learn a bit of our history and current initiatives along with strategies and visions for going forward.  We are made of 18 denominations across the state and work in multiple arenas ranging from Immigration to the Environment, from Living Wage advocacy to the Opioid Crisis -- matters that affect the daily lives of the people who live in our state. Taking our cues from the Old Testament Prophets and the New Testament Good News,…

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May 2019

Liberating Theologies Speaker Series

May 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Charlotte Museum of History, 3500 Shamrock Drive
Charlotte, 28215
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The Liberating Theologies conference is a one-day experience exploring varying theologies with an emphasis on liberation and inclusion for the oppressed and marginalized. This event is for you if you are interested in making a significant contribution to culture-shift in the South. We are deeply invested in moving the state towards being a place where LGBTQ people are affirmed and celebrated. The Liberating Theologies Speaker Series is an opportunity for people to question religious narratives and ideas that have been…

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July 2019

Wild Goose Festival 2019

July 11, 2019 - July 14, 2019
Hot Springs Campgrounds Hot Springs, NC United States + Google Map

The Wild Goose Festival is a 4-day art, music, and story-driven transformational experience grounded in faith-inspired social justice. Come to not only learn from incredible speakers, but also to engage in robust and respectful conversation with thought leaders, writers, dreamers, artists, visionaries, and social justice activists. The 2019 collection of co-creaters includes Nadia Bolz-Weber, Diana Butler-Bass, Mickey Scottbey Jones, and Barbara Brown Taylor. Looking for a summer weekend event for your youth group? Wild Goose has special event pricing to…

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August 2019

Documentary Screening: Wilmington on Fire

August 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Baptist Church Family Life Center, 101 South Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC United States
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Free

During both the pre- and post-Civil War eras, lynching was used with impunity by patrols of KKK members to intimidate, terrorize, incarcerate and kill black people. Then as now, unpunished acts of racial intimidation and violence by citizens and officers sworn to protect and serve the people, perpetuate racism in today’s criminal justice system. Please join Campaign Nonviolence for a pre-screening rally at 5 p.m. on Bicentennial Mall in downtown Raleigh. Dr. Kimberly Muktarian, DC lobbyist and President of Save…

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December 2020

“Braided Prayer” Documentary Release

December 6, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online NC United States

In historically divisive times, it’s good to be reminded that we don’t have to be the same in order to form deep friendships and create community and art together. Join fellow people of faith for a virtual screening of Braided Prayer, the 18-minute documentary produced by John Kennedy and David Saich, that follows Abraham Jam, the interfaith musical trio of Billy Jonas, David LaMotte, and Dawud Wharnsby. The one-hour online program will include a screening of the film, Q&A with…

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