Call to Action

This is a resource for upcoming events at Trinity and in our community at large. If you have an announcement you’d like to include, please contact the communications staff and let us know.

TEEM – Temple Emanuel Environmental Movement
Join us for this award-winning Social Justice program. Beginning its 13th
season raising awareness of environmental issues and suggesting
positive actions. Free Admission. Contributions to the Temple’s Green
Fund enable purchase of films for our Lending Library. Join us twice a
month from September through May, 7:00-9:00 PM, temple Sanctuary. You are invited to attend the first environmental films of the season series at Temple Emmanuel, Winston-Salem on Tuesday, September 17th, 7-9 p.m.   Showing “Trees In Trouble” and “Our Planet-Forests.”

Truth and Conciliation: The Church and Indigenous Peoples
Parkway United Church of Christ, Winston-Salem, will host a three-part discussion series entitled Information for Action:  Coming to Terms with the Doctrine of Discovery.   Sessions will be held Wednesday evenings, 7 pm September 18, September 25, October 2.   The Doctrine of Discovery continues to influence court decisions about treaties, property, and Indian rights to this day.  We’ll look at ways of giving honor and acknowledgement to the original inhabitants of this land and prepare for action to help stop a mining operation on a sacred site of the San Carlos Apache people.

Social Justice Documentary & Dialogue: Healing Justice and “Restorative Circles” Experience
Healing Justice explores the causes and consequences of the current North American justice system and its effect on marginalized communities. This powerful documentary addresses the school-to-prison pipeline, the need for comprehensive criminal justice reform, and the importance of restorative practices. Valerie Glass, founder of Triad Restorative Justice, will facilitate experiential “restorative circles” during breaks in the documentary to allow attendees the opportunity to experience a paradigm-shifting restorative practice firsthand. Parkway United Church of Christ, Thursday, September 19, 2019, 7:00 pm

SHARE Cooperative Members Meeting
Thursday, September 26, 2019, 6:30 p.m. at the SHARE office, 603 Peters Creek Parkway, 27103. Updates will be provided on funding campaigns, important developments and progress reports. Light refreshments will be served.

Black Landscapes Matter Conference
This 2019 Landscape, Race, and Culture Conference will be held September 26-28, at Old Salem Museums & Gardens. The conference features Dr. Kofi Boone, ALSA, Professor of Landscape Architecture, North Carolina State University College of Design, and Flora Ann Bynum, keynote Lecture and Reception. Register and get more information here.

Samaritan Ministries: Community Open House
Sunday, September 29, 2-4 pm, 414 Northwest Blvd., Winston-Salem. Meet WXII’s Lanie Pope and pick up 2019 Penny Campaign jars; tour the building and find out what’s new; learn about different volunteer opportunities and ways to engage.

Taize Prayer for Peace and Reconciliation
An evening service of prayer using the music and liturgy of Taize. Sunday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m. Shallowford Presbyterian Church, 1200 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd., Lewisville, NC.

Stories Beyond Borders: 5 Films to Spark Action for Immigrant Justice
At a moment when the rights of immigrants are being attacked, a fuller story needs to be told to address the harms perpetuated by immigration enforcement practices and policies that extend beyond the crisis at the border. Whether through raids, people being picked up at courthouses or being forced to live in churches — families are being separated and attacked all across America. Join in for this free screening and discussion to learn more and find out what you can do to stand up against these attacks. Thursday, October 3, 7:00 p.m., Parkway United Church of Christ, 1465 Irving St., Winston-Salem, NC.

CROP Hunger Walk
The annual CROP Walk for hunger in Forsyth County/Winston-Salem returns to Corpening Plaza 1:30 p.m, Sunday October 20, 2019. Last year $86,000 was raised for local (through Crisis Control and Sunnyside Ministries) and worldwide hunger. For more information visit www.cropwalkforsyth.org.