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Faith and Community

Dec 18, 2023

Director’s Log | December 2023

The end of 2023 is upon us. As we all prepare to take a well-deserved break, I want to use this opportunity to reflect on what made this an exciting… 

Sep 28, 2023

Director’s Log | September 2023

To say I was born without a green thumb would be an understatement. Like many across the nation, I enthusiastically started a garden during the pandemic only to end up… 

Mar 29, 2023

IEI Welcomes Ellen Beasley to the Faith and Community Team

Get to know Faith and Community Initiative Associate Ellen Beasley! 

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Mar 20, 2023

Faith and Community Leaders Collaborate on Common Issues at Annual Conference

Nearly 80 faith and lay community leaders from around the state gathered in Greensboro for the Faith & Community Conference on Feb. 28. 

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Jan 25, 2023

From the IEI Faith & Community Team

IEI's Faith and Community team shares reflections on the new year, upcoming events, resources, and recommendations for books and podcasts. 

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Sep 30, 2021

Faith and Community: Rural Clergy Mental Health

In the fourth episode of “Faith and Community,” Bryan Hatcher, President of CareNet and Hanna Broome, Presiding Elder of AME Dunn-Lillington District  discusses rural clergy mental health. 

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Sep 2, 2021

Faith and Community: Rural Aging

In the second episode of “Faith and Community,” Rev. Karen Richardson-Dunn of the NC Council of Churches “Partners in Health & Wholeness” initiative discusses aging as a natural process as we move through life. 

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Aug 19, 2021

Faith and Community: Reclaiming Rural: Building Thriving Rural Congregations

In the first episode of “Faith and Community,” Rev. Allen Stanton, the Executive Director of the Turner Center, discusses his new book "Reclaiming Rural: Building Thriving Rural Congregations" and how rural faith leaders can relate to their congregations and communities.