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May 2021

Sacred Conversations: Caretakers of Creation: A Vision for Shalom in Practical Ways

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online NC United States

What does it mean to be caretakers of creation when we ourselves are a part of creation, and where do we start when we know that the environments in which we live greatly impact the health of our communities? How do we know what is most important in our advocacy efforts? How do we confront the structural injustices that disproportionately affect historically marginalized communities? Join us as we explore practical ways to engage with our environment as good caretakers in…

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June 2021

Stand With Elizabeth City

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Since the police shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. on April 21, 2021, local protesters have been nonviolently gathering and protesting in the streets of Elizabeth City, NC. Join us, the Repairers of the Breach, and B.R.I.D.G.E alongside clergy and moral leaders across the state of North Carolina for protest rallies at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1, to stand in solidarity with Elizabeth City. We continue to elevate the call for state and federal actions to bring truth, transparency, and…

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Faith Health Connection: “Alzheimer’s Prevention and a Healthy Brain, Healthy Body”

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join PHW for a Faith Health Connection: "Alzheimer's Prevention and a Healthy Brain, Healthy Body," on Friday, June 4, 11 a.m.  Courtenay O'Donoghue, Ph.D., Director of Program Services for the Western Carolina Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, will lead the presentation. Given the fear and stigma that surround Alzheimer's and dementia, the subject too often goes unaddressed, yet there are positive, preventative measures to enhance brain health (and overall health) that can be taken. Dr. O'Donoghue will discuss early warning…

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Alzheimer’s Association: Healthy Brain, Healthy Body, Healthy You

June 7 - June 11

  For centuries, we've known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, scienceis able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. During Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness month, join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement. Learn strategies and activities to incorporate into your plan for healthy aging. Join…

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Sacred Conversations: Caretakers of Creation Part II: Faith and The Environment Q&A

June 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

We are doing things a little differently for the second Sacred Conversations in our series on faith, health and the environment. We invite you to join us as we hear from Sarah Ogletree, Program Coordinator for North Carolina Interfaith Power and Light, on her experiences working at the intersection of faith and the environment. What’s different? Sarah will answer questions from you; the questions you don’t want to ask, or feel like it’s the wrong time to ask or the…

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Growing Communities of Inclusion: Mental Health and Harm Reduction

June 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for “Growing Communities of Inclusion: Mental Health and Harm Reduction”. This webinar will look at substance use, harm reduction, and mental health through the lens of faith. There will be tangible ideas and resources on how your faith community can get involved. Let’s eliminate stigma together. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 

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July 2021

Black Power. Black Faith. Social Justice Seminar

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join the North Carolina Black Alliance and the Faith Engagement team for a virtual summit on building Black political power in North Carolina, and learn how you can help lead your community into an era of liberation. During the seminar, participants will hear about topics around faith-based organizing, voter education, redistricting, environmentalism, the Black church, and inclusivity. To view the full list of speakers and presenters, click here. The North Carolina Council of Churches is a co-sponsor of this event.

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August 2021

Sacred Conversations: How to Host an Overdose Awareness day service

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a Sacred Conversation to talk about Overdose Awareness Day (August 31) and ideas of how faith communities can host an Overdose Awareness Day Service. We are joined by Sarah Howell Miller Senior Pastor of Green Street United Methodist Church / Faith in Harm Reduction and Erica Poellot Director, Faith in Harm Reduction, NHRC & Director of Harm Reduction and Overdose Prevention Ministries, UCC for this important conversation. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Faith Communities & Climate Resilience

August 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Online NC United States + Google Map

Our faith communities are on the frontlines of climate impacts and climate resilience. As climate disasters -- wildfires, hurricanes, heat waves, and more -- accelerate around the world, it is critical that we are preparing and asking our leaders to do the same. Join us to hear stories of how climate change is impacting faith communities, how those communities are building resilience, and how the federal government must invest in climate-ready infrastructure. Click here to register. 

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Act for Creation. Act for Justice. A National Faith Call-In Day for Congressional Climate Action

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online NC United States + Google Map

Our spiritual traditions teach us to act with love and compassion to address the crises before us. We are in a critical moment: our actions this month could determine the course of the climate crisis for generations to come. Sign up to join people of faith in calling your members of Congress, asking them to pass a climate budget that includes important, once-in-a-generation investments in climate change prevention and resilience. By signing up to participate in this one-day virtual advocacy event…

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