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March 2021

Art in a time of crisis: Superfluous or Indispensable?

March 13 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$5.00

Saturday, March 13 | 10:00am - 1:00pm ET Online event ______________________ "In the midst of what is going on now, it is hard, when you sit down at a desk, to feel confident that morning after morning spent fiddling with words and rhythms is a justified activity." - T.S. Eliot, reflecting on the relevance of poetry in the early years of World War II In a year of global crises—the pandemic, economic hardship, climate emergency, injustice and upheaval—some may ask,…

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“Facing Our Racism: Becoming Conscious Partners”

March 14 from 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
MA United States
$45

The killing of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor galvanized White people to become “conscious partners” with our Black sisters and brothers to end racism. Crucial to this new understanding and awareness is the formation of genuine, open, truthful relationships between Black and White community members. You are invited to take part in a “Facing Our Racism: Becoming Conscious Partners” workshop which analyzes the systemic, institutional, policy, and power-driven persecution and discrimination against Black Americans since the very beginning of slavery.…

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Survivor Share with Route One Ministry

March 18 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join Route One Ministry on March 18th at 10:00am via zoom as we highlight the realities of trafficking here in the US and hear Tricia Grant's own story of being trafficked. We as an organization  strive to serve women sexually exploited and trafficked by the commercial sex industry. We strive to listen first and assist second. We hope to be a connection to the resources women need to leave the sex industry, as they need. For more information and to…

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There is a Balm: A Service to Mark 1 Year of Ministry in COVID-19

March 19 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MA United States
Free

On Friday March 19, 2021 at 12pm noon, the Staff and Board of the Massachusetts Council of Churches, along with a few special artists, will lead a service of prayer to mark one year of ministry in COVID. Join us on Facebook Live or on YouTube. Homilies from MCC Staff: Revs. Kenneth Young, Rev. Carrington Moore & Laura Everett. Most Massachusetts churches started some modified schedule on Sunday March 15, 2020, and Governor Baker issued the first stay-at-home advisory beginning…

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Be an Agent of Change: Achieve Health Justice

March 23 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join A Faith That Does Justice and Healthcare for All for a conversation about the actions you can take as an individual to work towards justice, equity, and inclusion in health care. We learned at our most recent community meeting how disparities are impacting the health of communities of color. Now join us for a hands-on discussion about how you can put your faith into action to be an agent for change.   The workshop will be led by Peter Gyves,…

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Repentance 2021: A Lenten Preaching Series

March 25 from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2021

MA United States
Free

The invitation of Lent to repent and return to the Lord is the same every year, but we come to this invitation this year in the wake of the overlapping pandemics of COVID-19, racism, climate change and disinformation. How shall we answer the ancient invitation faithfully in this particular season of our common life? This Lent, the annual preaching series at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston aims to lift up the voices of leaders who are fairly…

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Uncomfortable Conversations: Let’s talk about Racism Again

March 30 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Event, Online Event
Boston, MA 02120 United States
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Free

This summer we began our Uncomfortable Conversation series with a discussion about racism and discrimination and the work of being and becoming anti-racist. Join us as our panelists return to talk about how they have seen this work done, not done and undone. Engage with us as we consider together what building a racially just world entails in our families, communities and churches. For more details and to let us know you'll be joining, go the Facebook event page here.

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April 2021

Be the Bridge For Boston Part 3: Incarceration & Restorative Justice

April 1 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Event, Online Event
Boston, MA 02120 United States
Free

Join for a presentation and discussion on the Church's role in restorative justice & creating a restorative approach for returning citizens This spring, UniteBoston is hosting a 5-part speaker series to help people understand various initiatives that are happening in Greater Boston towards systemic racial justice and nurture friendships across churches for accountability and support in actively working towards reconciliation, equity, and justice in our day-to-day lives. In this third session, Craig Parker and Mako Nagasawa will be presenting on re-thinking…

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Virtual Book Launch With Rev. Michael Harvey

April 7 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Wednesday, April 7th 7 p.m. EST  via Zoom -------------------------- Join The Conference of Baptist Ministers in Massachusetts for the virtual book launch of Attempts at Light written by Rev. Michael Harvey, Executive Director Emeritus of the Conference. The event will be facilitated by CBMM President Rev. Cheryl Harris, and will feature readings by Michael Harvey and reviews by Rev. Sandra Dorsainvil and Rev. Dr. Conley Hughes. Attempts at Light is available for purchase on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Attempts-at-Light-Michael-Harvey/dp/1480896950 ---------------------------- Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84138841410?pwd=eHFOTXZOZFVESTI0cTJ2dlB1emdRZz09…

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Embody: Follow. Seek. Take. – A Conference for the Church in the City

April 11 - April 18
MA United States
Free

Embody is a week of community happenings about incarnating the Presence of Jesus in the City.  From 39 stories of the hope across 13 Boston neighborhoods featured at the Hope Rising Gallery Event (APR 17–18) on Boston Common, to stories told throughout the week by more than 40 individuals from Park Street Church and surrounding churches, you will get a fuller picture of God’s love for our city and his kingdom work through his people. Listen to and learn from…

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Science and a Universe of Awe

April 17 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$5.00

Stellar nurseries, extrasolar planets, distant galaxies, mysterious dark matter, and black holes—technology lets us explore our universe like never before. Science and tech also affect every aspect of life at home on planet Earth. The benefits are stunning. Too often, so are the costs. How do we hold a deep sense of wonder and awe toward the natural world studied by science, while also navigating the promise and ethical challenges of technology?   Join our conversation with Dr. Jennifer Wiseman and…

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Pursuing Unity in Church and World

April 21 from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Zoom MA United States
Free

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A Long Repentance Cohort Group

April 24 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until April 24, 2021

MA United States

People talk about issues of race and justice in the United States as issues of ‘justice and injustice.’  Sometimes we launch into debates about ‘the proper role of government.’  But is that the original framework from which these issues were asked and debated? The purpose of A Long Repentance: Exploring Christian Mistakes About Race, Politics, and Justice in the United States is to remind our readers that these issues began as Christian heresies.  They were at variance from Christian beliefs…

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May 2021

UniteBoston “Kingdom Conversations” Training

May 1
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One event on May 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

MA United States

Applications Due March 18 This year, our national discourse has become increasingly polarized: on racial (in)justice, immigration, “red-blue” divides, and public health crises. Too often we find ourselves either avoiding difficult conversations or remaining in our own silos and echo chambers, where we charge “the other side” of being immoral or even evil. Yet, as Christians, we are called to live in unity, honoring diverse perspectives and unique gifts within the Body of Christ (1 Cor. 12:12-26) and loving our…

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Be the Bridge Group

May 4 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
MA United States
Free

Starting May 4th, the Boston Faith and Justice Network is offering our second Be the Bridge group. Be the Bridge is an amazing book that guides readers to a deeper understanding of the need for racial justice and the ways in which we can become reconcilers. Author Latasha Morrison takes readers through this journey and shows how the application of biblical principles lays "the framework for restoration." Join our community and take this journey with us - let's pursue understanding,…

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Black Christians & Philanthropy

May 6 from 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Online Event, Online Event
Boston, MA 02120 United States
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Free

I write as the executive director of the Institute for the Study of the Black Christian Experience at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary to share one of our forthcoming events in hope that you might add it to your schedule of events. Our ISBCE Dialogues "is a monthly series of informative, captivating, and educational dialogues with national & international thought leaders on relevant topics impacting the global Church and the Black Christian Experience.” These Dialogues are 100% FREE and 100% VIRTUAL. These events are…

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Be the Bridge for Boston Part 4: Economic Justice

May 6 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom MA United States
Free

This spring, UniteBoston is hosting a 5-part speaker series to help people understand various initiatives that are happening in Greater Boston towards systemic racial justice and nurture friendships across churches for accountability and support in actively working towards reconciliation, equity, and justice in our day-to-day lives. In this fourth session, Jamie Mangiameli and James (Jom) Michel are our key speakers. Jamie and Jom are members of the New Roots AME Church community and the Boston Ujima Project Anchor Institution Team.…

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Covenant Christian Academy is Hiring!

May 19 - June 5
MA United States + Google Map

Covenant Christian Academy, located in Peabody, MA, is now hiring for many full and part-time positions, including - Pre-Kindergarten Teacher, Grade 5-6 Teacher, HS Math Teacher, HS Science Teacher, HS Humanities Teacher, HS Latin Teacher, HS Spanish Teacher, Athletic Director, and many other part-time classrooms and administrative assistant positions. Please visit our website for full job descriptions, as well as details on how you can apply. Come be a part of the team at a growing, thriving Christian School!  

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June 2021

Find Your Calling(s): Boston Fellows

June 1

God has a province for you to oversee in his kingdom. The Boston Fellows is a nine-month fellowship for early- to mid-career professionals to cultivate the insights and spiritual habits necessary for meaningful vocation, in a cohort of peers, spiritual leaders, and professional mentors. Accepting applications now for September. More information and apply at www.BostonFellows.com . Or contact communications@bostonfellows.com to talk with us. Deadline June 1.

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Be the Bridge For Boston: Conversations on Race with Family & Friends

June 3 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
MA United States
Free

This spring, UniteBoston is hosting a 5-part speaker series to help people understand various initiatives that are happening in Greater Boston towards systemic racial justice and nurture friendships across churches for accountability and support in actively working towards reconciliation, equity, and justice in our day-to-day lives. In this concluding session, Pastor Josh Wilson is our key speaker. Josh describes that he is a white guy who, when Trayvon was murdered, began waking up to fact that his friends of color…

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