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2019 RFCAI Conference

May 14, 2019 - May 15, 2019

Featuring North Carolina’s Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green

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Event Overview

Please join us in Burlington, NC on May 14th and 15th, 2019 for IEI’s Rural Faith Communities as Anchor Institutions (RFCAI) Conference. Our 1.5 day gathering is for faith leaders and partners who work to deepen rural community relationships and opportunities. Clergy are encouraged to bring up to two laity and/or community partners.

The RFCAI Conference (registration, meals, and lodging) are free from TRC and The Duke Endowment-eligible faith leaders and are provided to other faith leaders and partners at a discounted price due to the generosity of The Duke Endowment.

Learn from state-wide leaders on topics chosen by faith leaders while also sharing your own stories and knowledge on issues like:

  • Intentional collaboration
  • Resilience and stress
  • Asset-Based Community Development
  • Education
  • Mental Health
  • Aging
  • On the ground faith case studies
  • Opioid crisis
  • Affordable housing


May 14, 2019
May 15, 2019
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Kylie Foley


Front Street United Methodist Church
136 S Fisher St.
Burlington, NC 27215
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