Addiction & BIPOC (Minority) Mental Health Webinar
July is National BIPOC (Minority) Mental Health Awareness Month. The U.S. is facing a mental health crisis. BIPOC (Minority) communities have been disproportionally affected and have faced greater challenges in accessing care.
The Center of Addiction & Faith is presenting a one-hour free webinar titled Addiction & BIPOC (Minority) Mental Health on July 26, 2023 at 11:00am – 12 noon CT with a follow-up 30 minute Q/A Zoom discussion. You are invited to join for a discussion with invited guest Dr. Alapeju and CAF Board Member Michele Butler addressing stigma and providing insight into the unique challenges faced in minority communities. The link to register for the webinar can be found here.
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Produced by the Interfaith Broadcasting Commission and the National Council of Churches. This documentary explores the role of the Lutheran church in the American Indian civil rights movement of the 1970s and 1980s. Learn more here: https://www.elca.org/News-and-Events/6321
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Across a context as wide and different as NT-NL, the reality of Covid-19 is very different. As such, NT-NL synod staff are doing more in-person Sunday visits for worship and occasional meetings. However, as good stewards of time and travel dollars, we will be utilizing online meeting formats into our new hybrid future. Given the rise of breakthrough infections and in order to protect those gathered, the synod staff will choose to wear masks as is deemed appropriate unless preaching or presiding and sufficient social distancing can be provided.
Jul 19-30th: Family Vacation
Aug 20th: Christ, Dallas
Aug 26th: Central, Dallas
Sep 10th: Bethel, Avoca Confirmation
Sep 17th: Redeemer, Greenville Fellowship Hall Dedication
Sep 25th: King of Glory, Dallas 65th Anniversary
Sep 26-30th: Conference of Bishops
Jul. 25: First call pastors check-in, Zoom Aug. 3: Transitional/Interim pastors check-in, Zoom
Aug 5: Candidacy committee
Aug. 19-26: Vacation
Sep 7 – Transitional/Interim Pastors Zoom
Sep 9 – PLMA
Sep 17 – New Hope, Keller
Sep 23 – COW Conference Gathering
Sep 24 – Grace, Slaton 100th Anniversary
Sep 25-27 – Tri-Synodical First Call Pastors Retreat, Gonzales, TX
Jun. 1-Aug. 31: On Sabbatical
With the ever-changing guidelines and recommendations in our world right now, as we maintain physical distance in social solidarity, please keep in mind these events may be moved online, postponed, or cancelled:
- Jul 25: First Call Pastors Check-in, Zoom
- Jul 27: Cultivating Compassion Session 7: The Wild Edge of Sorrow, Online
- Aug 3: Transitional Pastors Meeting, Zoom
- Aug 12: Public Witness Team, Shepherd of Life, Arlington & Zoom
- Aug 22: First Call Pastors Check-in, Zoom
- Aug 24: Cultivating Compassion Session 8: See No Stranger, Online
Access our full online Calendar here. Updates made regularly.
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