12 December 2019

From Our Community With Love

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From Our Community With Love By Hannah Hasan (Person 1) There are those who have asked for us to tell our stories of unity Those who need for us to be a vision of diversity (Person 2) And there are many reasons that this call has been made Many people who hope that we can […]

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13 December 2019

Do You Know Where You Live?

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As we reach out to ask for your support and involvement, we want to start with a question. Do you know where you live? Perhaps you have the easy answer to that question – Charlotte, Pineville, Davidson, Huntersville, Matthews? But do you really know where you live? It is estimated that our metropolitan area now […]

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5 January 2017

Looking Back and Looking Forward

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A year ago, MeckMin’s future was insecure. A year ago, MeckMin accepted that change was needed. A year ago, our dedicated staff agreed to take on these uncertainties and reimagine a sustainable and vibrant interfaith network for the future. Today, MeckMin has completed a non-profit business assessment. Today, MeckMin has put in place plans to […]

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24 October 2016

Showing Up, Standing Beside and Listening

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Pastoral reflection from the Charlotte Protests, excerpted from sermon delivered by Rev. Amy Jacks Dean at Park Road Baptist Church, September 25, 2016. I feel as though I have learned more in one week than in my whole life put together because I Showed Up and Stood Beside. And I listened. I make my living […]

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27 September 2016

Reflections of Our City

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From Rev. Amanthan Barbee, Statesville Avenue Presbyterian Church Our city is a place of unrest. There are so many unanswered questions, emotions, feelings, misunderstandings, and fears that we simply don’t know which way to turn. This is new to many of us. As a native Charlottean, it’s easy to say, “this is not my city.” […]

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15 September 2016

Unaccompanied Children

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From Joyce Deaton, Caldwell Presbyterian Church In saying yes to the mystery of God, we are also seeking some direction for living our lives. I don’t know about you, but with this affirmation I have found, inconveniently, that when life presents me with a situation of injustice, I can no longer just sit there. I […]

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15 September 2016

Reimagining MeckMIN

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As we begin a new year at MeckMIN, we want to do so with words of gratitude. Thank you! Thank you for your support of MeckMIN, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region’s premier interfaith network! Thank you for believing in our mission and that interfaith work is important for fostering a better community! Thank you for ensuring that […]

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