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Featured Events
Food for Thought – May 2014

Food for Thought - May 2014

Dr. Susan Campbell

Where: Covenant Presbyterian Church
When: May 15, 2014
Time: 12pm-1pm

May's Food for Thought will feature Dr. Susan Campbell, Executive Director of the Council for Children's Rights. More details to come...

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In Our Own Backyard

In Our Own Backyard

When: July 14-19, 2014
Initial application deadline has passed.
Applications are being accepted now on a rolling basis.
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Too often we hear the phrase, "not in MY backyard." Our interfaith, service-based summer camp experience is designed to open the eyes of campers to both the beauty of different Faith Traditions and the harsh reality of poverty “in our own backyard” of Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Campers experience a poverty simulation, serve at various agencies throughout the city, interview homeless neighbors, explore Christian, Jewish, Unitarian Universalist, Muslim and Baha’i faith traditions. There is also a surprise mission immersion experience.

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Founded in 1987, Mecklenburg Ministries is an interfaith, interracial, and multi-ethnic organization that seeks to build bridges across differences by engaging clergy, encouraging congregations and energizing the community through the inspiration of our shared faith traditions. Our 100 member congregations represent more than a dozen faith traditions.