UPCOMING EVENTS

Weekly Zoom Call

Every Wednesday at 9am CST!

Click HERE to join or use the meeting info: 

Meeting ID: 729 925 052

Dial-In #: +1 346-248-7799

Weekly Prayer Call for Pastors

Pastor Bryan Carter from Concord Church and Jeff Warren from Park Cities Baptist Church would like to cordially invite you to participate in a weekly prayer call every Wednesday at 11:00-11:30 AM CST.

 

The call-in number is 972-798-2730.

The focus of the call is to pray for four specific areas:  Church (Matt 5:14),  Physical healing (Psalm 103:3), Financial healing (Philippians 4:19), and Faith over fear (Isaiah 41:10).

Tuesday's Open Prayer Call

Every Tuesday at 7:30 am

(701) 802-5085 

Access code: 2860688

Pray with our city-wide church over the needs of our cities. Each week will be led by a member of our group and will last twenty to thirty minutes. 

Spirituality & Mental Health Webinar

Understanding the critical intersections of spirituality and mental health can increase the overall effectiveness and quality of treatment across an individual’s continuum of care. Faith leaders and mental health practitioners are working together, developing strong and successful examples of what can be replicated around the nation.

Sept. 29, 12:00 pm — Spirituality in Treatment — Register: HERE

Oct. 13, 12:00 pm — Spirituality and Post-Traumatic Growth — Register: HERE

Oct. 27, 12:00 pm — Spirituality and Severe Mental Illness — Register: HERE

Nov. 10, 12:00 pm — Spirituality and the Lifetime Course of Mental Illness — Register: HERE

Nov. 19, 12:00 pm — Spirituality and Relationships — Register: HERE

Dec. 8, 12:00 pm — Spirituality and Community-wide Crisis — Register: HERE

Gil Taylor Behavioral Health Series

Friday, October 9th -12pm

Register: HERE

Kevin Hines - Suicide Survivor. Storyteller. Filmmaker.

Kevin Hines is an award-winning global speaker, best-selling author, documentary filmmaker, and suicide prevention and mental health advocate who has reached millions with his story of an unlikely survival and his strong will to live.

Friday, October 30th - 12pm or 5:30pm

Register for 12pm: HERE and 5:30pm: HERE

H. Jean Wright II, PsyD
Find Strength in Your Struggle: A Faith-Based Approach to Wellness

Learn about research that points to improved medical, psychological, and emotional outcomes for people who rely on their spiritual belief system.

Friday, November 6th - 12pm and 5:30pm

Register for 12pm: HERE and 5:30pm: HERE

Joe Padilla, Cofounder & CEO of The Grace Alliance

The Beauty of Mental Illness
This presentation provides research, statistics, and faith principles for a unique perspective on how mental health recovery works and how people living with a mental illness have more exceptional qualities than others.

Engaging Generations in Generosity

September 24th - 11am

Email lindsey.humbert@thrivent.com for the registration link!

A few highlights

·       Content delivered via research based insights in partnership with Barna.

·       Helps leaders assess “where they are” and “where they want to go” via generosity in their faith communities

·       Uses generosity as a tool for engagement

·       Helps leaders connect with congregants “where they are at”

·       Introduce leaders to recent expressions of generosity held by U.S. Christians

Dallas Hunger Summit - What would Food Justice Look Like in Dallas?

September 25th - 10:00-11:30 AM

Register: HERE
 

Panel Discussion with Local Change Makers, including Anga Sanders, Founder, FEED Oak Cliff; The Reverend Yvette Blair-Lavallais, Senior Pastor First CME Church & Food Justice Activist; Erika Muhammad, Founder of Be, and It Is Homestead; Ples Montgomery IV, Co-founder and Executive Director of The Oak Cliff Veggie Project

From Protest to Policy

Tuesday, September 29th - 12pm

Join: HERE

Alliance for Greater Works (www.alliancetx.org) is hosting a virtual town hall, "From Protest to Policy: System Change at the Grassroots Level." Their mission, "Dismantling the root causes of injustices affecting marginalized communities."

Speakers:

-Rev. Robin Murray (Faith in Texas)

-Lorette Picciano (Rural Coalition)

-Crystal Viagran (Hogg Foundation for Mental Health)

-Dr. Gregory J. Vincent (Education and Civil Rights Initiative at the University of Kentucky)

-Angela Johnson, MBA (Moderator/Alliance for Greater Works)

Dallas Hunger Summit - Post Pandemic: Rebuilding with More Equitable Food Policies

October 2nd - 10:00-11:30 AM

Register: HERE

Speakers include Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, U. S. Representative, Ohio District 11, Chair, House Committee on Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight and Development Operations; Josh Protas, VP Public Policy, MAZON; Dr. Hussain Lalani, Physician and Health Advocate, UT Southwestern Medical Center; Jennifer Craig, Student Nutrition Services, Garland ISD

Dallas Hunger Summit - Activating Dallas for Food Justice!

October 9th - 10:00-12:00 PM

Register: HERE

Featured Speaker – Seema Yasmin, MD, Author, Award Winning Journalist

Director, Stanford Health Communication Initiative, Stanford University

No Need Among You - Fort Worth

October 15th, 2020

Learn more: https://txccdn.net/event/nnay/

IN PERSON

Social distancing measures will be required by all participants during the in-person conference option in Fort Worth on October 15th. These measures include wearing masks, maintaining 6 feet from other participants, allowing conference staff to test for fever with a “no-contact” thermometer, wiping down surfaces in workshop rooms with provided cleaning supplies, and completing a waiver on the day of the conference affirming that you have not come into contact with anyone with known COVID symptoms. At any point in time, you may switch your registration from the in-person option to the virtual conference option. If for any reason the in-person conference option is canceled due to public health requirements, your registration may be refunded or switched to the virtual conference option.

VIRTUAL

The virtual conference option will include four keynote sessions (Soong-Chan Rah, Bethany Rivera Molinar, George Yancey & Jonathan Hartgrove-Wilson) with creative worship experiences as well as additional content.

bigBANG! 2020

October 28th - October 31st

Register: HERE

Equity in Action: The Next 100 Years!, the theme of bigBANG! 2020, will explore topics critical to racial, gender, and economic equity in our communities. The evidence of long-standing discrimination in our nation is clear. Disparities in income, wealth, community infrastructure, educational outcomes, health and incarceration rates all point to systems that better serve some groups and exclude others, particularly people of color and women.

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