Tue, Aug 16|
Covenant Presbyterian Church
Food For Thought: A New Precedent of Faith in Unprecedented Times
Join us as we hear from James E. Ford, an award-winning educator and consultant on issues of equity in education discuss "A New Precedent of Faith in Unprecedented Times".
Time & Location
Aug 16, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E Morehead St, Charlotte, NC 28204, USA
About the Event
MeckMIN is VERY HAPPY to invite you to our first in-person Food for Thought event since February of 2019!
On TUESDAY, August 16, we'll gather to hear from the amazing James E. Ford, an award-winning educator and consultant on issues of equity in education discuss "A New Precedent of Faith in Unprecedented Times". This will be a great "back-to-school" event as we embrace the role people of faith have to make our schools work for all students and to work for a more equitable society.
James is the Principal at Filling the Gap Educational Consultants, LLC. and was appointed by Gov. Cooper to serve as a North Carolina State Board of Education member, representing the Southwest Region. He is the former Program Director at the Public School Forum of North Carolina, an education think-tank and policy advocacy organization."
The pandemic has led to lots of changes, at Covenant and beyond, so PLEASE read carefully so you'll know what to expect.
-Lunch service will begin at 11:30 a.m.
- Because Covenant will be catering this event for us, if you want to have lunch, you must make and pay for a lunch reservation by Friday, August 4.
- The cost of lunch will be $10 per person and will and will include: Veggie Spaghetti Bake with Zucchini and Mushrooms, Corn on the Cob, Garlic Bread, and Assorted Cookiesbe and will be due when you register.
- You are welcome to attend the event without having lunch.
- You are also welcome to bring your own lunch.
Please note that this program will be IN PERSON ONLY. We will NOT have a virtual option. We will NOT be recording the event.
MeckMIN promotes interfaith collaboration to foster understanding, compassion and justice. We envision a community that lives by the highest values and core virtues of its rich faith traditions and respects the dignity of every person. We live out these values by bringing together people from different faith perspectives and promoting congregational engagement through dialogue and fellowship.