Guide to Funeral Preparation for Individuals

A guide, prepared by Forest Hills Baptist Church in Raleigh and given to congregants, is an example of how churches can minister to their members in the later stages of life. This guide helps congregants think through the elements they’d like in their funeral as well as gives practical information like how the church handles…

The Sun Is Up: One Minister’s Awakening to Racial Reconciliation

In this webinar presented by Rev. Dr. Martha Kearse, follow one pastor’s journey of coming to understand what the true issues are that keep white Christians from understanding, and offering justice to, black people. Learn how the theology of hospitality can help us to move forward in understanding where it is that we have broken…

U.S. Immigration System: What Churches Need to Know

In this webinar presented by Anna Cushman, Faith Community Liaison for the American Immigration Lawyers Association, learn how to relate with our neighbors who are struggling to make a new life in our country. Immigration is a polarizing issue in our country and in other countries. This is not a 21st-century issue, Moses was an…

Clergy Spouse Well-Being

Presenter:  Scottie Stamper Being married to a person in the profession of ministry is complicated. The expectations of clergy by congregations, community members, and the institution of the church, both locally and denominationally are high. The family is impacted by financial strain, lack of privacy, the clergy person being available 24 hours daily, and the…

From Awareness to Engagement: How your Church Can Fight Human Trafficking

This webinar is presented by members of the leadership team for the North Carolina Coalition Against Human Trafficking. NCCAHT is a statewide network of nonprofits, agencies and other organizations that work together to fight Human Trafficking in NC. Learn how your church can fight human trafficking in our state and world.  Document presented during the…