In this review, we invite you to join us in celebrating the past year. We also hope you will look for places you can join us on this faith-filled journey. […]
Work is an essential part of our lives. We work to put food on the table, pay for housing and medical care, and to support our families. We work to […]
The message from the Old and New Testaments on the dignity of work is clear – those who labor deserve to be treated with respect. As with most social justice […]
The NC Council of Churches is proud to publish this brand new collection of testimonies from Moral Mondays. With 32 short vignettes from North Carolinians across the state, Voices of […]
Few of us, I imagine, like to pay taxes, whether it’s income tax withheld from your paycheck or a sales tax added on at the cash register. Yet, taxation provides for public services that benefit us all and that contribute to the well-being of communities. Whether public education, safety, roads, mental health care, or agricultural research, we take a lot for granted in a culture that often asserts a “don’t tread on me” ethos, a proclamation that ignores the importance of tax policies while all too often neglecting the most vulnerable voices in our midst.
With too many North Carolinians jobless, the North Carolina Council of Churches is releasing a newly revised version of its popular “Job Loss: A Guidebook for Pastors” eight years after the original was published. The revised version is available for free download on the Council’s website.
Since the original was published by the Council’s Economic Justice Committee, some things have changed, but the reason for providing a revised guidebook is the same as with the original: to help ministers and congregations offer advice and guidance to people who are currently seeking employment.
The introduction to We Come Together by Working Together: The First Fifty Years of the North Carolina Council of Churches, by Sister Evelyn Mattern, SFCC (May 1985) states that the story of […]
The history of the North Carolina Council of Churches is the story of persons, religious leaders struggling to respond in faith to the signs of their times. Sometimes the signs […]