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January 2015

Come to the Table — Lumberton

January 23, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Southeastern Agricultural Center, 1027 US Highway 74 East
Lumberton, NC United States
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$20

Come to the Table events bring together members of the faith community with farmers, gardeners, farmworkers, educators, health professionals, and community organizations to find solutions to relieve hunger and support local agriculture. Conference attendees can expect plenaries, topical breakout sessions, lively speakers, a great lunch, and networking opportunities. These conferences provide an environment that fosters regional collective action to address local food insecurity. Come to the Table is a project of the Rural Life Committee of the North Carolina Council of…

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March 2015

Come to the Table — Sylva

March 19, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Southwestern Community College, 447 College Drive
Sylva, NC United States
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$20

Come to the Table events bring together members of the faith community with farmers, gardeners, farmworkers, educators, health professionals, and community organizations to find solutions to relieve hunger and support local agriculture. Conference attendees can expect plenaries, topical breakout sessions, lively speakers, a great lunch, and networking opportunities. These conferences provide an environment that fosters regional collective action to address local food insecurity. Come to the Table is a project of the Rural Life Committee of the North Carolina Council of…

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April 2015

2015 Legislative Seminar

April 14, 2015 @ 9:15 am - 3:30 pm
Greenwood Forest Baptist Church, 110 Southeast Maynard Road
Cary,
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$15 – $25

Join us on April 14 at Greenwood Forest Baptist Church in Cary for the Council’s 2015 Legislative Seminar. Held every two years, the Seminar equips people of faith with the information they need to be advocates on issues before the NC General Assembly. Register online here. The cost is $15 for students, $25 for all others, and that includes arrival snacks and a boxed lunch by the Interfaith Food Shuttle’s Catering with a Cause.  Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m; the Rev. Dr.…

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May 2015

Come to the Table — Elon

May 28, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Elon Community Church, 271 North Wiliamson Avenue
Elon,
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$20

Come to the Table events bring together members of the faith community with farmers, gardeners, farmworkers, educators, health professionals, and community organizations to find solutions to relieve hunger and support local agriculture. Conference attendees can expect plenaries, topical breakout sessions, lively speakers, a great lunch, and networking opportunities. These conferences provide an environment that fosters regional collective action to address local food insecurity. Come to the Table is a project of the Rural Life Committee of the North Carolina Council of…

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September 2015

Audubon Ambassador Training

September 11, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Community United Church of Christ, 814 Dixie Trail
Raleigh, NC United States
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Free

Audubon’s Birds and Climate Change Report finds that 170 species of birds found in North Carolina are at risk because of the damaging effects of climate change. Without action against climate change many of our birds could be gone forever. AudubonNC has partnered with NCIPL to develop a bold initiative to spread the message that climate change is having a devastating impact on our birds. Join a committed, passionate group of individuals who love birds and nature and want to do…

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April 2016

Critical Issues Seminar — Race, Power, and Privilege

April 23, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
St. Matthews United Methodist Church, 600 East Florida Street
Greensboro, United States
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$15 – $25

Join us for a daylong discussion of race as it impacts some of the most pressing issues facing North Carolina and the nation. We will begin the day with worship and a structured conversation between Eboni Marshall Turman, Assistant Research Professor of Theological Ethics and Black Church Studies and Director of the Office of Black Church Studies Duke Divinity School, and Timothy Tyson, Visiting Professor of American Christianity and Southern Culture at Duke University. Two sessions of workshops will follow…

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December 2016

Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Gun Violence Prevention

December 19, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Innis Park, Third Street and Princess Street
Wilmington,
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Free

The second annual Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Gun Violence Prevention is being organized by Wilmington Faiths Against Gun Violence in alliance with some thirty local faith communities and organizations, including the NC Council of Churches. The vigil is part of the National Sabbath Weekend for Gun Violence Prevention, begun four years ago after the Sandy Hook massacre.  The vigil program includes prayers led by local clergy and lay people, a poetic reading by Moms-N-Mourning a local victims survivor group, and…

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January 2017

Beyond Gun Violence

January 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - January 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map

A weekend of preaching and teaching around the cost of gun violence to our nation and how we can bring about change. A schedule for the weekend can be found here. Registration is available here. Sponsors along with the Council are: St. Paul's AME Church, University Presbyterian Church, United Church of Chapel Hill, North Carolinians Against Gun Violence, the NC Justice Center, NC MomsRising, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America NC, League of Women Voters Orange/Durham/Chatham Counties, Wilmington…

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February 2017

Second Annual Advocacy Training: Public Schools Our Students Deserve

February 11, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
NC Association of Educators Office, 700 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
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Free

The NC Public Education Working Group is a grassroots collaboration of citizens (including teachers) that support Pre-K-12 public education in NC.  We work to educate, inform, engage and train citizens to support and advocate for a strong public education system. There are many reasons to be concerned about our public schools after this election cycle has ended and we look to the future. State and federal leaders continue to defund public education, ignore the growth in school segregation and child…

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September 2017

Faith in Democracy

September 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Wilmington, 4314 Lake Avenue
Wilmington, United States
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Please join Democracy NC, Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, and the NC Council of Churches in rebuilding and defending "Faith in Democracy." Each session will include answers to the following questions: Legally, what can faith communities and faith leaders discuss about the social/political issues? Morally, what are leaders feeling compelled to do? What are the real risks, especially to minority faith and non-faith groups? How is this work rooted in standing up for racial justice? Why…

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