Food For Thought: Where God is Resurrecting Sacred Community In The Least Likely Places
Thu, Sep 09 | Covenant Presbyterian Church

Food For Thought: Where God is Resurrecting Sacred Community In The Least Likely Places

Join us for lunch, a presentation and discussion about a wide range of issues that affect our community. Food for Thought is a way to gather persons from different faith groups and ethnicities, to break bread together, and to share relevant issues of common concern.

Time & Location

Sep 09, 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E Morehead St, Charlotte, NC 28204, USA

About the Event

Please join us as we celebrate our return to in-person Food for Thought Programming with cake and a great presentation from John Cleghorn. Note that the date is one week earlier than usual due to Yom Kippur.

Is there room to build our houses of faith from the margins in? What happens when multiple types of diversity converge in one faith community? Can we get a glimpse of what congregations could be in America’s majority-minority future?

Come to a dialogue on these and other questions with Rev. John Cleghorn, whose book includes original research about some of the most diverse congregations in America. “Resurrecting Church: Where Justice and Diversity Meet Radical Welcome and Healing Hope” explores the experiences of these churches along with that of Caldwell Presbyterian’s own surprising resurrection. It also includes John’s personal story of liberation from the myopia of privilege and whiteness.

Copies of John's book will be available for purchase.

Food for Thought is a way to gather persons from different faith groups and ethnicities, to break bread together, and to share in relevant issues of common concern.

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. 

 

CLICK HERE to register.  Please feel free to contact LeDayne Mcleese Polaski, Executive Director of MeckMIN, with any additional questions. 

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