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October 2013

Caring for God’s Creation through Climate Action

October 9, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Free

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) is sponsoring the Southeast Coastal Climate Network’s (SECCN) webinar series with a presentation on faith-based climate action in the Southeast.Join this webinar to hear from faith leaders in Georgia (Rev. Alexis Chase), South Carolina (Rev. Michael McClain), and NCIPL steering committee member, Penny Hooper from North Carolina. Download a printable flyer here. TO REGISTER CLICK HERE.

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June 2018

Questions You Asked: Further Conversations on Domestic Violence, Social Justice, and Faith Webinar

June 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Last month the Council co-sponsored a webinar entitled, "Uncovering the Roots of Violence: New Perspectives on Domestic Violence, Social Justice, and Faith." The webinar brought together three anti-violence activists to share their perspectives and explore what it really takes to end the pandemic violence against women, children, and other vulnerable peoples. There were a number of great questions that participants asked, but the panelists were unable to answer because of time constraints. Join us for this free webinar as the…

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March 2020

2020 NC Farmworker Institute Online Webinars

March 26, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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2020 NC Farmworker Institute Online Webinars For presentation slides and English audio: https://zoom.us/j/263271962; Meeting ID: 263 271 962 If you can only call in by phone, and don't need interpreting into Spanish, you can dial the following for English audio only +1 646 558 8656: Meeting ID: 263 271 962 OR Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aes2jVkzP5 For Spanish interpretation, dial: +1 605 313 5104; Access code: 970183 #. Even if you are listening in Spanish, you will ideally connect to zoom to…

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Women’s Voices in the Climate & Environmental Justice Movements

March 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join NC Interfaith Power & Light for a webinar on "Women’s Voices in the Climate & Environmental Justice Movement." Engage in this discussion highlighting the voices of women across North Carolina and their work in the areas of faith-based climate and environmental justice activism. This discussion will take place on March 19th (12pm-1pm) and will be recorded. By registering, you ensure that you will be sent a link to access the webinar on the 19th. You will also be sent a recording…

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Christians and Racial Equity Lenten Series

March 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Free

Racism has been called America's "original sin." Struggles around affirmative action, welfare and immigration reform, and other policies show that the racial divide in the United States wasn't healed in the civil rights era. This Lenten Series is designed to spark discussion, thought, and action about how to live out God's call for racial equity and justice for all.  These discussions will online throughout the Lenten Season.  Stay tuned for additional dates! Please read Exorcising an American Demon in preparation for the…

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April 2020

85th Anniversary Celebration: Honoring the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

April 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Free

We have a lot to celebrate. This year marks the 85th Anniversary of the NC Council of Churches, the 20th Anniversary of Interfaith Power & Light, and the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day! Though we were originally planning to commemorate these milestones with an in-person event, we are changing our plans due to the coronavirus pandemic. Please join us on Monday, April 20th, from 5-6pm for a “Green Drinks” virtual happy hour on the North Carolina Council of Churches' Facebook…

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Feeding the 5000: Emergency Response to Hunger Related to COVID-19 (Webinar)

April 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Hosted by the NC Council of Churches, with partners NC Interfaith Power & Light, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA), Partners in Health & Wholeness, and Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI), this webinar will highlight CFSA's pilot project to help connect farmers with employees out of work as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. This pilot project will help feed our neighbors and friends during this time, but it will also provide the groundwork for larger projects—projects that will bolster community resilience…

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Protect Our Vote North Carolina Virtual Town Hall

April 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Join fellow constituents for a town hall discussion on the urgent need to defend our democracy and protect our vote in North Carolina. The town hall discussion will be led by U.S. Representative David Price, U.S. Representative G.K. Butterfield, Tomas Lopez of Democracy NC, North Carolina State Senator Jay Chaudhuri, and others to discuss how to protect our elections during this COVID-19 pandemic. No registration is required for this event, simply join the livestream on the Declaration for American Democracy…

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May 2020

Day of Prayer

May 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
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In solidarity with our neighbors around the world who are calling aloud from their balconies and rooftops across their neighborhoods and cities each evening, the N.C. Council of Churches invites faith communities to ring out their prayers at noon on May 7, National Day of Prayer, 2020. We imagine churches rural and urban, large and small, joining in 5 minutes of "Joyful Noise" as a witness to our belief that these bells will once again call us to worship together…

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Climate Change & Mental Health Connections

May 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Grappling with the reality of our changing climate, and what climate change means for our communities and families, is incredibly taxing work. Those working on the frontlines of climate and environmental justice often suffer from depression and anxiety, while more frequent and severe storms can lead to panic attacks and PTSD in affected populations. Activists and vulnerable communities both deserve support in addressing the mental health aspects of being climate-informed and climate-impacted. That's why, on May 15th, in honor of Mental Health…

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NC Legislature 101: Advocating with Compassion

May 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join us from 12pm-1pm on Wednesday, May 27th, for a policy training and conversation. NCIPL Director, Susannah Tuttle, will lead this discussion. She will cover how to write an effective op-ed or letter to the editor, how to make an effective "ask" of elected officials (in addition to who to address these asks to), and so much more! NCIPL approaches advocacy through a lens of compassion. This said, Susannah will also discuss how to frame your concerns and desires to…

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April 2020

NCIPL Eco-Story Hour

April 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 1, 2020

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Gather your kids and the young at heart! We’ve really been missing our network—especially our congregations. We’re used to being physically with you, having conversations in person, and discussing important environmental issues in real-time. That’s why our NCIPL Program Coordinator is launching NCIPL’s Eco-Story Hour on Wednesdays at noon! Sarah Ogletree will be reading from her collection of environmental children’s books on Facebook. Topics will include composting, the local food movement, the life of Rachel Carson, all the wonders of bugs,…

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NCIPL Eco-Story Hour

April 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 1, 2020

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Gather your kids and the young at heart! We’ve really been missing our network—especially our congregations. We’re used to being physically with you, having conversations in person, and discussing important environmental issues in real-time. That’s why our NCIPL Program Coordinator is launching NCIPL’s Eco-Story Hour on Wednesdays at noon! Sarah Ogletree will be reading from her collection of environmental children’s books on Facebook. Topics will include composting, the local food movement, the life of Rachel Carson, all the wonders of bugs,…

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NCIPL Eco-Story Hour

April 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 1, 2020

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Gather your kids and the young at heart! We’ve really been missing our network—especially our congregations. We’re used to being physically with you, having conversations in person, and discussing important environmental issues in real-time. That’s why our NCIPL Program Coordinator is launching NCIPL’s Eco-Story Hour on Wednesdays at noon! Sarah Ogletree will be reading from her collection of environmental children’s books on Facebook. Topics will include composting, the local food movement, the life of Rachel Carson, all the wonders of bugs,…

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NCIPL Eco-Story Hour

April 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 1, 2020

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Gather your kids and the young at heart! We’ve really been missing our network—especially our congregations. We’re used to being physically with you, having conversations in person, and discussing important environmental issues in real-time. That’s why our NCIPL Program Coordinator is launching NCIPL’s Eco-Story Hour on Wednesdays at noon! Sarah Ogletree will be reading from her collection of environmental children’s books on Facebook. Topics will include composting, the local food movement, the life of Rachel Carson, all the wonders of bugs,…

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May 2020

NCIPL Eco-Story Hour

May 6, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 1, 2020

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Gather your kids and the young at heart! We’ve really been missing our network—especially our congregations. We’re used to being physically with you, having conversations in person, and discussing important environmental issues in real-time. That’s why our NCIPL Program Coordinator is launching NCIPL’s Eco-Story Hour on Wednesdays at noon! Sarah Ogletree will be reading from her collection of environmental children’s books on Facebook. Topics will include composting, the local food movement, the life of Rachel Carson, all the wonders of bugs,…

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NCIPL Eco-Story Hour

May 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 1, 2020

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Gather your kids and the young at heart! We’ve really been missing our network—especially our congregations. We’re used to being physically with you, having conversations in person, and discussing important environmental issues in real-time. That’s why our NCIPL Program Coordinator is launching NCIPL’s Eco-Story Hour on Wednesdays at noon! Sarah Ogletree will be reading from her collection of environmental children’s books on Facebook. Topics will include composting, the local food movement, the life of Rachel Carson, all the wonders of bugs,…

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NCIPL Eco-Story Hour

May 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 1, 2020

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Gather your kids and the young at heart! We’ve really been missing our network—especially our congregations. We’re used to being physically with you, having conversations in person, and discussing important environmental issues in real-time. That’s why our NCIPL Program Coordinator is launching NCIPL’s Eco-Story Hour on Wednesdays at noon! Sarah Ogletree will be reading from her collection of environmental children’s books on Facebook. Topics will include composting, the local food movement, the life of Rachel Carson, all the wonders of bugs,…

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NCIPL Eco-Story Hour

May 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 1, 2020

Online NC United States + Google Map

Gather your kids and the young at heart! We’ve really been missing our network—especially our congregations. We’re used to being physically with you, having conversations in person, and discussing important environmental issues in real-time. That’s why our NCIPL Program Coordinator is launching NCIPL’s Eco-Story Hour on Wednesdays at noon! Sarah Ogletree will be reading from her collection of environmental children’s books on Facebook. Topics will include composting, the local food movement, the life of Rachel Carson, all the wonders of bugs,…

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NC Legislature 101: Advocating with Compassion

May 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join us from 12pm-1pm on Wednesday, May 27th, for a policy training and conversation. NCIPL Director, Susannah Tuttle, will lead this discussion. She will cover how to write an effective op-ed or letter to the editor, how to make an effective "ask" of elected officials (in addition to who to address these asks to), and so much more! NCIPL approaches advocacy through a lens of compassion. This said, Susannah will also discuss how to frame your concerns and desires to…

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Be Happy Hour: Music and Celebration of Faith & Health

May 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
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Join us as we come together, virtually, in celebration of the 85th Anniversary of the NC Council of Churches and the 10th Anniversary of the Partners in Health & Wholeness program. Though originally planned as an in-person commemoration tour across North Carolina, we have changed the venue to virtual, but invite you to celebrate with us just the same.  On May 18th, 5:00-6:15 pm, we will come together to enjoy live music, virtual door prizes, and spirited conversation led by…

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Climate Change and Mental Health Connections

May 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Grappling with the reality of our changing climate, and what climate change means for our communities and families, is incredibly taxing work. Those working on the frontlines of climate and environmental justice often suffer from depression and anxiety, while more frequent and severe storms can lead to panic attacks and PTSD in affected populations. Activists and vulnerable communities both deserve support in addressing the mental health aspects of being climate-informed and climate-impacted. That’s why, on May 15th, in honor of Mental Health…

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Virtual #Vote2020 Update & Tools for Community & Congregation Leaders

May 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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We know that our communities and families are facing tremendous challenges today. We have the power to shape our future through civic engagement and our vote, and we want you to make your voice heard. Jennifer Copeland, Executive Director of the NC Council of Churches, will be joining You Can Vote's (YCV) Executive Director, Kate Fellman, to share the latest on the 2020 election and the impact of COVID-19 on voter education, registration and turnout in this critical election year.…

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June 2020

Be Happy Hour: Movements and Martyrs

June 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Join us as we come together for the premiere of the hymn “God of the Movements and Martyrs,” commissioned in celebration of our 85th Anniversary and written by David LaMotte. David will join us for a live musical performance along with a Q&A discussion on his process for writing “God of the Movements and Martyrs.” We will again have 3 lucky winners for our virtual door prizes. Just like our previous celebrations, we will be together on Zoom and streaming…

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July 2020

A Conversation On Physically Regathering and Protecting the Health of Your Congregation

July 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Join Faith Health NC for a virtual conversation with Dr. Werner Ernst-Bischoff, Professor of Infectious Diseases and Professor of Epidemiology and Prevention in the Wake Forest Baptist Health system. This webinar will cover topics related to the current status of the COVID-19 pandemic, how to flatten the curve, and what to expect next. Registration is required and participation is limited to the first 100 registrants. Click here to register.

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When Women Gather: Uniting for Positive Change

July 25, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment which granted many women in the US the right to vote. However, 1920 was not the end of the fight for suffrage for many, including women of color and Native American women. In fact, women of color were marginalized in the women’s suffrage movement that led to the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Panelists will discuss the history of racism within women’s movements and the importance of acknowledging and reconciling…

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Sacred Conversations: Becoming a Trauma-Informed Faith Community (Part II)

July 24, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Please join us for the next part of our Sacred Conversations series, on Friday, July 24 at 11am via Zoom. This will be part two of our two-part series titled “Becoming a Trauma-Informed Faith Community.” This will be a continuation of part one, from June 26 (recording available on our YouTube page here), where we defined what trauma-informed care and ministry is. We will continue to explore ways that a faith community can address trauma, and by doing so, become…

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August 2020

Voting our Values: Forum on Creation Care & Climate Justice

August 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This August and September, NCIPL will host an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us this election. These events will highlight our voter reflection guide, feature expert speakers, and educate attendees on policy as well as voting during a pandemic. The first of these forums, held on August 12th from 12-1pm, will focus on issues of creation care and climate justice. Entitled "Voting Our Values: A Forum on Creation Care & Climate Justice," this event will consider the…

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Voting our Values: Forum on Creation Care & Climate Justice

August 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This August and September, NCIPL will host an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us this election. These events will highlight our voter reflection guide, feature expert speakers, and educate attendees on policy as well as voting during a pandemic. The first of these forums, held on August 12th from 12-1pm, will focus on issues of creation care and climate justice. Entitled "Voting Our Values: A Forum on Creation Care & Climate Justice," this event will consider the…

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Voting our Values: Forum on An Economy of Inclusion/Wealth Gap & Poverty

August 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This August and September, NCIPL will host an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us this election. These events will highlight our voter reflection guide, feature expert speakers, and educate attendees on policy as well as voting during a pandemic. These events will educate voters and emphasize the importance of voting by introducing, and virtually distributing, our Values Voter Guide produced by Interfaith Power & Light in partnership with Faith in Place. This third forum in our series…

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Voting our Values: Forum on Moral Health Policies

August 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This August and September, NCIPL will host an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us this election. These events will highlight our voter reflection guide, feature expert speakers, and educate attendees on policy as well as voting during a pandemic. The second event in our series, held on August 19th from 12-1pm, will focus on moral health policies. This event will consider what moral health care would like and how justice for our communities is on the ballot…

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Voting our Values: Forum on Moral Health Policies

August 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This August and September, NCIPL will host an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us this election. These events will highlight our voter reflection guide, feature expert speakers, and educate attendees on policy as well as voting during a pandemic. The second event in our series, held on August 19th from 12-1pm, will focus on moral health policies. This event will consider what moral health care would like and how justice for our communities is on the ballot…

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Voting our Values: Forum on An Economy of Inclusion/Wealth Gap & Poverty

August 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This August and September, NCIPL will host an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us this election. These events will highlight our voter reflection guide, feature expert speakers, and educate attendees on policy as well as voting during a pandemic. These events will educate voters and emphasize the importance of voting by introducing, and virtually distributing, our Values Voter Guide produced by Interfaith Power & Light in partnership with Faith in Place. This third forum in our series…

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September 2020

Voting Our Values: Forum on Loving Our Immigrant Neighbors

September 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This August and September, NCIPL will host an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us this election. These events will highlight our voter reflection guide, feature expert speakers, and educate attendees on policy as well as voting during a pandemic. These events will educate voters and emphasize the importance of voting by introducing, and virtually distributing, our Values Voter Guide produced by Interfaith Power & Light in partnership with Faith in Place. This fourth forum in our series…

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Voting Our Values: Forum on Loving Our Immigrant Neighbors

September 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This August and September, NCIPL will host an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us this election. These events will highlight our voter reflection guide, feature expert speakers, and educate attendees on policy as well as voting during a pandemic. These events will educate voters and emphasize the importance of voting by introducing, and virtually distributing, our Values Voter Guide produced by Interfaith Power & Light in partnership with Faith in Place. This fourth forum in our series…

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Voting Our Values: Forum on Democracy & Voter Rights

September 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This August and September, NCIPL will host an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us this election. These events will highlight our voter reflection guide, feature expert speakers, and educate attendees on policy as well as voting during a pandemic. These events will educate voters and emphasize the importance of voting by introducing, and virtually distributing, our Values Voter Guide produced by Interfaith Power & Light in partnership with Faith in Place. This fifth forum in our series…

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Voting Our Values: Forum on Democracy & Voter Rights

September 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This August and September, NCIPL will host an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us this election. These events will highlight our voter reflection guide, feature expert speakers, and educate attendees on policy as well as voting during a pandemic. These events will educate voters and emphasize the importance of voting by introducing, and virtually distributing, our Values Voter Guide produced by Interfaith Power & Light in partnership with Faith in Place. This fifth forum in our series…

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Voting Our Values: Forum on Restorative & Racial Justice

September 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This August and September, NCIPL will host an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us this election. These events will highlight our voter reflection guide, feature expert speakers, and educate attendees on policy as well as voting during a pandemic. These events will educate voters and emphasize the importance of voting by introducing, and virtually distributing, our Values Voter Guide produced by Interfaith Power & Light in partnership with Faith in Place. This sixth forum in our series…

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Voting Our Values: Forum on Restorative & Racial Justice

September 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This August and September, NCIPL will host an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us this election. These events will highlight our voter reflection guide, feature expert speakers, and educate attendees on policy as well as voting during a pandemic. These events will educate voters and emphasize the importance of voting by introducing, and virtually distributing, our Values Voter Guide produced by Interfaith Power & Light in partnership with Faith in Place. This sixth forum in our series…

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Voting Our Values: Forum on LGBTQ Rights

September 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This August and September, NCIPL will host an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us this election. These events will highlight our voter reflection guide, feature expert speakers, and educate attendees on policy as well as voting during a pandemic. These events will educate voters and emphasize the importance of voting by introducing, and virtually distributing, our Values Voter Guide produced by Interfaith Power & Light in partnership with Faith in Place. This seventh forum in our series…

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Voting Our Values: Forum on LGBTQ Rights

September 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This August and September, NCIPL will host an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us this election. These events will highlight our voter reflection guide, feature expert speakers, and educate attendees on policy as well as voting during a pandemic. These events will educate voters and emphasize the importance of voting by introducing, and virtually distributing, our Values Voter Guide produced by Interfaith Power & Light in partnership with Faith in Place. This seventh forum in our series…

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Voting Our Values: Forum on Global Common Good/Peace

September 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This August and September, NCIPL will host an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us this election. These events will highlight our voter reflection guide, feature expert speakers, and educate attendees on policy as well as voting during a pandemic. These events will educate voters and emphasize the importance of voting by introducing, and virtually distributing, our Values Voter Guide produced by Interfaith Power & Light in partnership with Faith in Public Life. This eighth and final forum…

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Voting Our Values: Forum on Global Common Good/Peace

September 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This August and September, NCIPL will host an eight-week forum series detailing the important issues facing us this election. These events will highlight our voter reflection guide, feature expert speakers, and educate attendees on policy as well as voting during a pandemic. These events will educate voters and emphasize the importance of voting by introducing, and virtually distributing, our Values Voter Guide produced by Interfaith Power & Light in partnership with Faith in Place. This eighth and final forum in…

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October 2020

Sacred Conversations: The Spirituality of Loneliness in Life’s Second Chapter

October 30, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. Covid-19 has revealed yet another epidemic among us: of loneliness and isolation. The challenges they present to mental health and spiritual well-being can be particularly difficult for those in the second chapter of life, including people of faith, and faith leaders. Yet too often, stigma and a misconception of the root causes of loneliness and isolation can leave those affected to suffer in silence. Please join Caleb Pusey, spiritually integrated psychotherapist with CareNet in Marion, NC,…

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August 2020

Be Happy Hour: Democracy, Values and the 2020 Election

August 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Join us as we come together for another hour of celebration! We're excited to not only celebrate our 85th Anniversary, but also engage in spirited discussion around the Democracy, Values & the 2020 Election voter guide. Click here to register. This guide will help faith communities consider moral issues from the climate crisis to racial justice. The guide also addresses other urgent issues in the election, including voting rights, systemic racism in the criminal justice system, healthcare, peace, LGBTQ rights, and…

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September 2020

Extremism & Gun Violence: What are the Connections

September 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. Join us and coalition partners as we continue the conversation on gun violence safety and prevention. This event will open with a presentation describing the connections between extremism and gun violence, continue with presentations by leading NC gun safety advocates Gerald Givens (Raleigh-Apex NAACP President) and Kaaren Haldman (Vice Chair, Durham Racial Equity Task Force) and conclude with small group breakout sessions. In our discussions, we will raise awareness of the issue of gun violence prevention…

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Answering the Call: The American Struggle for the Right to Vote

September 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join us for a screening of "Answering the Call: The American struggle for the Right to Vote" followed by a You Can Vote representative who will discuss voter registration and voting procedures in North Carolina. About the film: Fifty-five years ago, Americans watched in horror as images of bloody police attacks on voting rights protesters on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama appeared on national TV networks, shocking the consciences of many Americans. John Witeck was in his second…

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Sacred Conversations: Local Food: Supporting Farmers and Families

September 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. How can food relief programs support both the local economy and the families impacted most by COVID-19? Partnering with small farmers in your community to purchase farm products not only supports their businesses and livelihood, but can also increase access to healthy food for those who need it most. In this webinar you will learn practical strategies and tips on how to connect with farmers, purchase, and distribute fresh farm products within your food ministry or…

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Building a Bridge: Community & Law Enforcement

September 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join us and the Apex, Cary, Holly Springs, Garner, Knightdale, Morrisville, Raleigh, and State Capitol Police Departments, and NC Highway Patrol for evening of information and conversation. This event will be moderated by Jessica Holmes, District 3, Wake County Commissioner. This event will take place online via Zoom. Please register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84638664530. If you have any questions, please email raleighapexnaacp@gmail.com. (This is part one of a two part series. For more information on part two, click here.) Co-sponsors: Raleigh-Apex NAACP,…

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October 2020

12th Annual Jack Crum Conference: Voices on Health Care NC 2020

October 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - October 21, 2020 @ 8:30 pm
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Join us for the 12th Annual Jack Crum Conference on Prophetic Ministry. This year's conference will focus on the voices that represent health care in North Carolina. Over the course of the conference, participants can expect to hear from policy experts, faith leaders, and impacted individuals. Due to COVID-19, the conference will take place virtually in the evening from 7-8:30 p.m. on 3 separate dates. Please click on the dates below to learn more and register: Wednesday, October 7: Health…

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Our Stories: A Paid Leave Town Hall

October 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online NC United States

More than ever, North Carolina's families need access to supportive workplaces that allow them to take time to care for themselves and for their loved ones. Amidst a global public health crisis, global economic crisis, and an election year, we know paid leave and workers' rights are on the ballot. Tune in for a town hall on the importance of paid family and medical leave and paid sick days during the pandemic and beyond. During this time together, you'll hear…

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January 2021

Becoming a Trauma-Informed Faith Community

January 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online NC United States

You are invited to join Partners in Health and Wholeness and the UMC Northern Piedmont District for “Becoming a Trauma-Informed Faith Community.” We will define what a trauma-informed faith community is, how to become one, and look at the various ways in which faith communities can productively address trauma. This work is crucial as we find ourselves in layers of communal and individual stress in our world.  This conversation will be whole-person driven, with language that supports and honors our…

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November 2020

Sacred Conversations: The Church at the Center of the COVID Pandemic

November 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online NC United States

Partners in Health and Wholeness, an initiative of the North Carolina Council of Churches, invites faith and lay leaders to join us for our next Sacred Conversations event on Wednesday, November 18 at 12 p.m., titled "The Church at the Center of the COVID Pandemic." Participants will hear from guest speakers from the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHSS) to discuss what we are learning about COVID-19 and trends across NC, updated health and safety recommendations places of…

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December 2020

Celebrating Christmas in a Time of Fear

December 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online NC United States + Google Map

Join us and NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green for a Zoom discussion on one of James Baldwin's essays, Equal in Paris, written shortly before Christmas 1949. Jaki Shelton Green will facilitate a discussion exploring the themes in Baldwin's work that continue to provide insights that illuminate our contemporary realities concerning America's ongoing racial dilemma. This essay will provide a different perspective and lens for reimagining Christmas this holiday season. Co-sponsors for this event include: Umstead Park United Church of Christ First…

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“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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January 2021

Womxn’s Virtual March on Raleigh: Onward Together

January 23 @ 9:00 am
Online NC United States

In 2017, womxn and allies around the globe collectively rose up to stand against the threat to womxn’s and human rights everywhere. We marched, organized, called voters, wrote to our elected officials, and engaged in difficult conversations. Together, we discovered the power of raising our voices. Four years later, our work is as essential now as it ever has been to hold our ground against oppressive legislation and to continue to advocate and stand-up for people of all genders, races, religions,…

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Sacred Conversations: The Spirituality of Loneliness in Life’s Second Chapter, Part II

January 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online NC United States

This past autumn, PHW held its first Sacred Conversation on the epidemic of loneliness and social isolation for those in life’s second chapter, particularly in the time of Covid. We were joined by spiritually integrated psychotherapist Caleb Pusey as he examined these issues through a spiritual/theological lens, and modeled evidence-based tools and storytelling, so our participants could discuss loneliness and isolation within their faith communities and their own homes.  In our second Sacred Conversation on the topic, Caleb will join…

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The COVID-19 Vaccine Strategy and the Church

January 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online NC United States

Join Partners in Health and Wholeness, an initiative of the North Carolina Council of Churches, in partnership with the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) for a webinar on the COVID-19 vaccine roll out in our communities. We will discuss where we are now in the process, what things will look like going forward, and how faith communities can assist in this process while continuing to slow the spread. Participants are invited to bring questions, concerns, and ideas…

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February 2021

Virtual HKonJ Moral March & People’s Assembly 2021

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online NC United States

The annual HKonJ (Historic Thousands on Jones Street) Moral March and People's Assembly 2021 is happening virtually and online this year. Due to Covid, we cannot gather on Fayetteville Street, but there will still be a big caravan, music, speakers and a livestream! To register for the motorcade kickoff on February 6, click here. Check out the NAACP HKonJ website here for more details.

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Advocating with Compassion Campaign Launch

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online NC United States + Google Map

Join NC Interfaith Power & Light (NCIPL), the NC Council of Churches, and national Interfaith Power & Light on Wednesday, February 17th, for our “Advocating with Compassion” Campaign Launch! Click here to register. Speakers will include NCIPL Director, Susannah Tuttle; NCIPL Program Coordinator, Sarah Ogletree; National Interfaith Power & Light President, the Rev. Susan Hendershot; National Interfaith Power & Light Director of Faithful Advocacy, Jonathan Lacock-Nisley; and National Interfaith Power & Light National Field Director, Tiffany Hartung. We will discuss policy…

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The Faithful Work of Environmental Justice

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online NC United States + Google Map

Join us on Friday, February 26th, for a conversation on the work of environmental justice with expert speakers including Sherri White-Williamson of the Environmental Justice Community Action Network and the North Carolina Conservation Network and Rev. Michael Malcom of the People's Justice Council and Alabama Interfaith Power & Light. Click here to register. We will discuss the importance and legacy of the environmental justice movement in North Carolina, the realities of environmental racism, opportunities to work toward environmental justice in…

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Faith Communities Supporting Democracy

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online NC United States + Google Map

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. Click here to register.  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.…

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“11 AM: Hope for America’s Most Segregated Hour” Film Screening

February 11 @ 6:00 pm
Online NC United States

On February 11 at 6 p.m., join Catawba College for a live-stream screening of 11am: Hope for America’s Most Segregated Hour. The story in this film is centered around the Urban Doxology Songwriting Internship, documenting the fruit of (at that point) a seven-year investment in culture-making, innovative worship practices and leadership development in the community of Church Hill in Richmond, VA. Click here to register. Following the film-screening will be a panel discussion featuring the Council's Executive Director, the Rev.…

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Virtual Clergy Breakfast

February 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Online NC United States

Are you interested in learning more about the state of our state when it comes to opioids? Are you interested in learning more about ways your congregation can get involved in managing the overdose crisis in your community? Please join us at our next virtual clergy breakfast in response to the overdose crisis. At this breakfast, you will learn how the overdose crisis has affected North Carolina, harm reduction practices, and what congregations can do to get involved in responding…

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March 2021

Braided Prayer Documentary Screening

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online NC United States

Join us for a virtual screening of the documentary Braided Prayer, featuring former Council staff member, David LaMotte! The new documentary from John Kennedy and David Saich tells the story of Abraham Jam, an interfaith folk/world music trio making the case that harmony can be even stronger than unity — that we don't have to sing the same notes in order to create something beautiful together. Click here to register.  We'll be joined by Abraham Jam members Billy Jonas, David…

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No Justice No Peace: Confederate Monuments and the Fight for Racial Justice

March 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online NC United States

When it comes to Confederate monuments, there is no common ground. Polarizing debates over their meaning have intensified into legislative maneuvering to preserve the statues, legal battles to remove them, and rowdy crowds taking matters into their own hands. These conflicts have raged for well over a century, but they've never been as intense as they are today. Join us and the NC Commission on Racial & Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System (NC CRED) for a discussion with Dr.…

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Eco-Justice is Anti-Colonial

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online NC United States

Join NCIPL & NC Council of Churches Intern for Climate and Environmental Justice, Noely Bernier, for a discussion on the impacts of colonialism (on our lives and the environmental movement), the importance of decolonization to the work of social and ecological justice, and ways to embody decolonization as activists and people of faith. Noely will provide a brief history of colonialism as a foundation to our discussion, tell her own story related to this work, and walk participants through various…

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PHW Community Check-In Call

March 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Online NC United States

We invite you to join Partners in Health and Wholeness (PHW) for a check-in call with our team and greater PHW community. Click here to register. We hope to create a space to come and talk with one another, talk with us, share stories, share hardships, and offer encouragement and support. All are invited to drop-in for as long as they are able and feel comfortable.  

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April 2021

Growing Communities of Inclusion: Mental Health and Harm Reduction

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online NC United States

Join PHW for a webinar on making the connection between mental health and harm reduction work. Click here to register. We 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.

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2021 Legislative Seminar

April 26 @ 11:00 am - April 30 @ 2:00 pm
Online NC United States

Whether you are new to policy advocacy or have been engaged in this work for years, the Council's Legislative Seminar offers a chance to learn about the important discussions during this 2021 General Assembly session. By refracting policy through the lens of faith, we can frame a different conversation that leads to meaningful change together. The Seminar will be virtual this year with two workshops each day at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. lasting for one hour each. Click here…

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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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A Call to Courage Prayer Vigil

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online NC United States + Google Map

This past year--and these past few weeks--has been particularly trying, with our country and our state reeling from the impact of several lethal pandemics at once. Lately, the emotional swing from the hopeful news of verdict in the trial of the murder of George Floyd to the devastating news of the killings of Ma’ Khia Bryant and Andrew Brown, Jr, has been nearly unbearable. Sadly, these murders are representative of the violent racial injustices that plague our nation. Too often…

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Gun Violence Prevention and its Impact on Faith and Business Communities

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online NC United States + Google Map

Join us, MomsRising, Action NC, and North Carolinians Against Gun Violence (NCGV) for a virtual town hall on gun violence prevention and the impact it has on faith and business communities. Participants will learn how the business community and faith community are addressing the issues of pervasive gun violence and the need for gun safety policies. Our featured speakers include Bishop José McLoughlin, Episcopal Diocese of Western NC; David Meeker, co-owner of Trophy Brewing; and Major Rico Boyce, Field Operations,…

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Theirs is the Kingdom Panel Discussion

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online NC United States + Google Map

At the intersection of faith and art, a new documentary called "Theirs Is The Kingdom" follows the rare creation of a fresco mural painted inside the sanctuary of the Haywood Street Congregation in Asheville, NC. This is a painting not of the rich and powerful, but of people battling homelessness, addiction, and mental illness. From first sketch to final unveiling, the viewer witnesses the difficulties of this ancient artistic technique while also meeting an ensemble cast of rich, complex characters. You…

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August 2021

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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October 2021

Lunch and Learn: Countdown to Compliance: The Moral Imperative to Fund the Leandro Plan

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

Join us, Pastors for NC Children, and the Communities for the Education of Every Child NC Coalition for a Lunch and Learn: Countdown to Compliance: The Moral Imperative To Fund The Leandro Plan. This Lunch and Learn will feature speakers Kris Nordstrom of the NC Justice Center and Letha Muhammad of the Education Justice Alliance. They will discuss what the Leandro v. NC Court Case is, why it matters, and why people of faith need to be paying attention to…

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November 2021

Sacred Conversation Practical Peace: Transforming Health from the Roots Up

November 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online NC United States + Google Map

Insights from the field of Peace and Conflict Studies can inform our ongoing pursuit of health-related justice in our congregations and communities. Join us to gain practical tools to pivot from injustice to the beloved community through lasting transformation. Krista Westervelt is a senior Peace and Conflict Studies major and Gerontology minor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is currently completing her Senior Practicum in Peace and Conflict Studies here at PHW. Krista’s academic interests include investigating…

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