UPCOMING EVENTS

Weekly Zoom Call

Every Thursday at 9am CST!

Click HERE to join or use the meeting info: 

Meeting ID: 982 3161 9383

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.

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.

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.

Healing Youth Trauma-Informed Training

October 15th & 22nd - 11:30am

Register: HERE (by October 14th)

Key Speaker: Dr. David Wang - Pastor, Professor, and Psychologist at Biola University

Tools and resources to deal with COVID-19 and other traumatic situations. Targets parents, pastors, youth ministers, teachers, and caregivers working with youth.

What does the future of housing stability look like for the DFW region?

October 20th - 10am

Register: HERE

One panel will feature perspectives from across the metroplex, and the other will investigate approaches from around the state. Tune in to learn how regional coalitions are working to prepare for potential increases in evictions and foreclosures in the wake of COVID-19, lessons learned, and how these innovative approaches to expanding housing stability are developing in DFW and beyond. 

Cost of COVID

October 22nd - Child Protective Services

Register: HERE

November 5th - Public School

Register: HERE

Join diverse leaders for a unique, interactive, virtual opportunity to walk through the lives of impoverished and vulnerable families with added racial complexities in a COVID-19 world. This event can be customized to meet any goal and the needs of any audience for purposes of mobilizing volunteers and support for church-based and community-based programs.

How to use HelpFinder

October 22nd - 9am

Register: HERE

A featured event during the weekly network Zoom to teach everyone how to use HelpFinder. Meredith Stefos-Norris will be leading the presentation, but click HERE to watch a short, 1-minute video on how to use HelpFinder.

Faith Community Hunger Solutions Meeting

October 22nd - 1:30pm

Register: HERE

Featured Topic:

Community Health, Nutrition Initiatives, and Opportunities for Congregations

 

Featured Speaker:

Jenny Eyer

V.P., Health Strategies

American Heart Association

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.

Mental Health First Aid Training

November 5th - 9am to 3pm

Register: HERE

November 7th - 9am to 3pm

Register: HERE

More info and training sessions here: www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course (including 2 hours of pre-work *done on your own time* and 6 hours of interactive virtual classroom teaching) designed to give members of the public key skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as CPR training helps a layperson without medical training assist an individual following a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid training helps a layperson assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis.

Ministry in an Angry Culture

November 9th

Register: HERE

Join with people from around the world for this timely conference. Glean biblical wisdom, share your experiences, and engage with others in a safe environment. Connect with speakers as they offer keen insight into ways we can love, listen, and be heard, even by those who totally disagree. Form networks and friendships that will last for years. Sessions will be interactive, offering personal connection and practical applications for life and ministry. Together we can love well, even amid an angry culture.

Q&A - A Post Election Roundtable

November 11th & 12th

Register: HERE

During this intimate 2-day event, you’ll gather, connect and engage the hard questions facing us in the months ahead. In 48 hours, you will leave refreshed and encouraged with a clarity and confidence to lead.

Poverty Cure Summit

November 18th & 19th

Register: HERE

Join the Acton Institute and 30+ speakers at Poverty Cure Summit, a premier digital experience. Participants will learn from scholars, human service providers, and practitioners as they address root causes of poverty and identify practical means to reduce it.

Tis the Season: Managing Holiday Stress and the Pandemic

November 21st - 12pm

Register: HERE

Key Speaker: Dr. Ricky Walter - Pastor, Psychotherapist, and President at Lifeline Children & Family Services, Inc. 

Faith Fosters Texas: Lunch & Learn

https://www.faithfosterstexas.org/

Sign up at the link above to access previous Lunch & Learn recordings on topics like Trauma-Informed Communities, Fostering a Child, and more! Signing up will also let you be among the first to know when the new Lunch & Learns will be held in the future.

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