Community Calendar

Community Coffee @ Krankies
Jan
17
8:00 PM20:00

Community Coffee @ Krankies

Every Thursday join Love Out Loud leaders anytime from 8 - 9a for Community Coffee @ Krankies Coffee in downtown Winston-Salem


All are welcome to join us to hear about what is going on with Love Out Loud and tell us about what is going on with your community/organization. Show up anytime between 8 - 9a to sit down with us to chat or just say Hi!

We’re usually sitting at one of the high top tables in the main room, but call at 336.747.3067 if you have any trouble finding us.

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Community Coffee @ Krankies
Jan
24
8:00 AM08:00

Community Coffee @ Krankies

Every Thursday join Love Out Loud leaders anytime from 8 - 9a for Community Coffee @ Krankies Coffee in downtown Winston-Salem


All are welcome to join us to hear about what is going on with Love Out Loud and tell us about what is going on with your community/organization. Show up anytime between 8 - 9a to sit down with us to chat or just say Hi!

We’re usually sitting at one of the high top tables in the main room, but call at 336.747.3067 if you have any trouble finding us.

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Matthew Soerens @ Venture Cafe
Jan
24
6:00 PM18:00

Matthew Soerens @ Venture Cafe

  • Venture Cafe | Bailey Power Plant (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Immigration has become one of the most controversial issues of our time, with voices on all sides calling forcefully for change. By addressing many of the most common misconceptions about immigrants and exploring how the faith traditions of many Americans might inform a response to the issue.

On Thursday, Jan 24th at 6pm at Venture Cafe author Matthew Soerens will explore how local communities can respond to the challenges and opportunities of immigration.

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Point In Time Homeless Count: United Way
Jan
30
to Jan 31

Point In Time Homeless Count: United Way

  • United Way of Forsyth County (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Homeless Point-in-Time Count is a one day, unduplicated count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless individuals and families in Forsyth County. The count, coordinated by United Way of Forsyth County and the Winston-Salem Forsyth County Homeless Council, helps determine the extent of homelessness in our community. The data collected is used to plan services for the homeless throughout the year. 

Volunteers are needed to help with the identification and counting of people who are sleeping outside on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 in Winston-Salem and the surrounding areas. Volunteers will be organized into groups of four or fi ve and in two shifts, 9pm-12am and 1am-4am. Organizers will be assembling bags of necessities to hand out to homeless men and women and are seeking donations of winter hats, scarves, hand warmers, individual tissue packets, chapstick, sun screen, bottled water, canned foods with pop-tops or pre-packaged food, plastic utensils, and blankets.


For more information or to register to volunteer, contact Kathleen Wiener at Kathleen.Wiener@uwforsyth.org or 336.721.9378

Sign up: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07efy0m217e5414f48&oseq=&c=&ch=

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Community Coffee @ Krankies
Jan
31
8:00 AM08:00

Community Coffee @ Krankies

Every Thursday join Love Out Loud leaders anytime from 8 - 9a for Community Coffee @ Krankies Coffee in downtown Winston-Salem


All are welcome to join us to hear about what is going on with Love Out Loud and tell us about what is going on with your community/organization. Show up anytime between 8 - 9a to sit down with us to chat or just say Hi!

We’re usually sitting at one of the high top tables in the main room, but call at 336.747.3067 if you have any trouble finding us.

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Community Coffee @ Krankies
Feb
7
8:00 AM08:00

Community Coffee @ Krankies

Every Thursday join Love Out Loud leaders anytime from 8 - 9a for Community Coffee @ Krankies Coffee in downtown Winston-Salem


All are welcome to join us to hear about what is going on with Love Out Loud and tell us about what is going on with your community/organization. Show up anytime between 8 - 9a to sit down with us to chat or just say Hi!

We’re usually sitting at one of the high top tables in the main room, but call at 336.747.3067 if you have any trouble finding us.

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Community Coffee @ Krankies
Feb
14
8:00 AM08:00

Community Coffee @ Krankies

Every Thursday join Love Out Loud leaders anytime from 8 - 9a for Community Coffee @ Krankies Coffee in downtown Winston-Salem


All are welcome to join us to hear about what is going on with Love Out Loud and tell us about what is going on with your community/organization. Show up anytime between 8 - 9a to sit down with us to chat or just say Hi!

We’re usually sitting at one of the high top tables in the main room, but call at 336.747.3067 if you have any trouble finding us.

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Holistic Compassion Ministry - Session 1 @ Venture Cafe
Feb
14
6:00 PM18:00

Holistic Compassion Ministry - Session 1 @ Venture Cafe

  • Venture Cafe | Bailey Power Plant (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This abridged 50 minute session is the first of a series designed to help churches, non-profits, community groups, & individuals to faithfully & holistically bear witness to Kin(g)dom of God in vulnerable & marginalized neighborhoods. Framed by Noel Castellano’s book, “Where the Cross Meets the Streets”, these sessions will create space for practitioners to learn, dialogue about, & wrestle with paradigm shifting truths. Castellano’s contends that “the whole work of The Cross” calls us to demonstrate compassion, work for restoration & development of individuals AND distressed communities, & to confront injustice with love. Participants in these trainings will be given time-tested & biblically crafted tools to cultivate the spiritual vitality, theological depth, cultural intelligence, social consciousness, & historical awareness necessary to effectively transition from seasonal charity to sustained solidarity with the least, the last and the lost.

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Feb
15
5:00 PM17:00

Registration Deadline for Bridges out of Poverty 2/23

The Bridges Out of Poverty Training is designed to develop understanding across social and economic groups. Cultures have norms and we all respond based on the hidden rules of our upbringing. This training provides an understanding of the hidden rules for individuals in poverty, middle class, and wealth with the goal of providing avenues of success for all. Individuals who work regularly with those living in poverty or want to advocate for those in poverty will benefit from this training.

The Bridges Out of Poverty training sponsored by Crisis Control Ministry is a 4-hour session held several times a year. It is open to all residents of Forsyth County. There is no fee to attend but you must register and it is strongly advised that you read Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities by Ruby K. Payne, PhD before attending. Books are available for $10 at Crisis Control Ministry, 200 E. 10th Street, Winston-Salem, NC, 27101.

Next workshop Sat, Feb 23 @ Crisis Control 8:30a

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE MADE BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15.

Location of training to be determined. The session is free but you must reserve your spot by contacting Karen Haynes at khaynes@crisiscontrol.org or at 336.724.7875 ext. 1047. Please include the names of all who will be attending and contact emails and phone numbers for each.

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Community Coffee @ Krankies
Feb
21
8:00 AM08:00

Community Coffee @ Krankies

Every Thursday join Love Out Loud leaders anytime from 8 - 9a for Community Coffee @ Krankies Coffee in downtown Winston-Salem


All are welcome to join us to hear about what is going on with Love Out Loud and tell us about what is going on with your community/organization. Show up anytime between 8 - 9a to sit down with us to chat or just say Hi!

We’re usually sitting at one of the high top tables in the main room, but call at 336.747.3067 if you have any trouble finding us.

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Bridges Out of Poverty
Feb
23
8:30 AM08:30

Bridges Out of Poverty

The Bridges Out of Poverty Training is designed to develop understanding across social and economic groups. Cultures have norms and we all respond based on the hidden rules of our upbringing. This training provides an understanding of the hidden rules for individuals in poverty, middle class, and wealth with the goal of providing avenues of success for all. Individuals who work regularly with those living in poverty or want to advocate for those in poverty will benefit from this training.

The Bridges Out of Poverty training sponsored by Crisis Control Ministry is a 4-hour session held several times a year. It is open to all residents of Forsyth County. There is no fee to attend but you must register and it is strongly advised that you read Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities by Ruby K. Payne, PhD before attending. Books are available for $10 at Crisis Control Ministry, 200 E. 10th Street, Winston-Salem, NC, 27101.

Next workshop Sat, Feb 23 @ Crisis Control 8:30a

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE MADE BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15.

Location of training to be determined. The session is free but you must reserve your spot by contacting Karen Haynes at khaynes@crisiscontrol.org or at 336.724.7875 ext. 1047. Please include the names of all who will be attending and contact emails and phone numbers for each.

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Holistic Compassion Ministry Session 1 @ The SALTBOX
Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

Holistic Compassion Ministry Session 1 @ The SALTBOX

This two-hour session is the first of a series designed to help churches, non-profits, community groups, & individuals to faithfully & holistically bear witness to Kin(g)dom of God in vulnerable & marginalized neighborhoods. Framed by Noel Castellano’s book, “Where the Cross Meets the Streets”, these sessions will create space for practitioners to learn, dialogue about, & wrestle with paradigm shifting truths. Castellano’s contends that “the whole work of The Cross” calls us to demonstrate compassion, work for restoration & development of individuals AND distressed communities, & to confront injustice with love. Participants in these trainings will be given time-tested & biblically crafted tools to cultivate the spiritual vitality, theological depth, cultural intelligence, social consciousness, & historical awareness necessary to effectively transition from seasonal charity to sustained solidarity with the least, the last and the lost.

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Holistic Compassion Ministry Session 1 @ The SALTBOX
Feb
26
6:30 PM18:30

Holistic Compassion Ministry Session 1 @ The SALTBOX

This two-hour session is the first of a series designed to help churches, non-profits, community groups, & individuals to faithfully & holistically bear witness to Kin(g)dom of God in vulnerable & marginalized neighborhoods. Framed by Noel Castellano’s book, “Where the Cross Meets the Streets”, these sessions will create space for practitioners to learn, dialogue about, & wrestle with paradigm shifting truths. Castellano’s contends that “the whole work of The Cross” calls us to demonstrate compassion, work for restoration & development of individuals AND distressed communities, & to confront injustice with love. Participants in these trainings will be given time-tested & biblically crafted tools to cultivate the spiritual vitality, theological depth, cultural intelligence, social consciousness, & historical awareness necessary to effectively transition from seasonal charity to sustained solidarity with the least, the last and the lost.

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Community Coffee @ Krankies
Feb
28
8:00 AM08:00

Community Coffee @ Krankies

Every Thursday join Love Out Loud leaders anytime from 8 - 9a for Community Coffee @ Krankies Coffee in downtown Winston-Salem


All are welcome to join us to hear about what is going on with Love Out Loud and tell us about what is going on with your community/organization. Show up anytime between 8 - 9a to sit down with us to chat or just say Hi!

We’re usually sitting at one of the high top tables in the main room, but call at 336.747.3067 if you have any trouble finding us.

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Mar
1
6:00 PM18:00

Joy Prom 2019

Joy Prom Winston-Salem is a full-scale, annual prom for the special needs individuals in our community. Established in 2015, we welcome guests ages 16+, with any physical, developmental, or intellectual "different ability!"

We need about 450 volunteers to make the night successful in all kinds of roles!

Hosts & Hostesses (15 years+) - Hosts guide the guests to the different activities of the evening; remains with the guest at each activity and never leaves the guest alone. Hosts ensures the guest is enjoying the activities of the guest choice. Host remains with the guest until the guest is reunited with their parent/caretaker at the end of the evening.

Shoe Shiners (Men) - Team of 4 Men shine male guests shoes from 6:45 pm - 9:30 PM. 

Quiet Room Volunteers - Host the Quiet Room for any guest who needs a quiet place to rest. Welcome and make guests feel comfortable. Bring a book or other entertainment as there can be periods of time when no-one is in the quiet room. There is a possibility that no-one visits the room but if one our guests would need this area the volunteer position is extremely important.

Photo Booth - Assist photographers with all needs related to photo booth. Ensure guests are lined up single file allowing for a faster photo booth experience.

Medical Team - The Joy Prom Medical Team members staff a medical room and circulate throughout the venue. The medical room provides a place where host/hostesses can take guests to be evaluated if needed. One staff member remains in the medical room, while other medical volunteers circulate all Joy Prom areas. Host/Hostesses and guests will be able to see medical team members walking around in case of an emergency situation. Medical team members keep in touch via text throughout the evening. In the past, the team has mainly helped with minor conditions such as guests with known seizure disorders during seizures; dehydration/exhaustion (checking blood pressure giving water/ reassurance for such guests)l; and vague symptoms and feeling weak. EMS will be called for serious health concerns, however that has never happened. A team of 6. Nurses, MD’s PA's, NPs, EMT's, medical interns/residents, medical students, nursing students or PA students

Hall Monitors (25 years+) - Welcome guests and monitor assigned area to ensure guests and volunteers have directions to the Joy Prom area of interest. Ensure guests and volunteers aren't entering areas of the church not being used by Joy Prom.

Bingo Volunteers - Greet guests when enter the Bingo Room and help locate a vacant seat. Provide Bingo supplies to the guest during games. Give out prizes to the winners. Encourage and cheer for all guests.

Food Servers (18 years+), Food Prep, Dining Room Clean Up 

Decorating Team (Feb 28th & March 1)

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Volunteer (& Guest) Registration Here: http://joypromwinstonsalem.org/registration.php

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Racial Equity Institute
Mar
11
to Mar 12

Racial Equity Institute

  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Racial Equity Institute is a two day workshop designed to help leaders and organizations who want to proactively understand and address racism, both in their organization and in the community where the organization is working and for those persons who are interested in understanding and eliminating racial inequities and disparities within our society.


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Mar
29
5:00 PM17:00

Registration Deadline for Bridges Out of Poverty 4/5

The Bridges Out of Poverty Training is designed to develop understanding across social and economic groups. Cultures have norms and we all respond based on the hidden rules of our upbringing. This training provides an understanding of the hidden rules for individuals in poverty, middle class, and wealth with the goal of providing avenues of success for all. Individuals who work regularly with those living in poverty or want to advocate for those in poverty will benefit from this training.

The Bridges Out of Poverty training sponsored by Crisis Control Ministry is a 4-hour session held several times a year. It is open to all residents of Forsyth County. There is no fee to attend but you must register and it is strongly advised that you read Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities by Ruby K. Payne, PhD before attending. Books are available for $10 at Crisis Control Ministry, 200 E. 10th Street, Winston-Salem, NC, 27101.

Workshop Held @ Crisis Control 8:30a

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE MADE BY FRIDAY, March 29

Location of training to be determined. The session is free but you must reserve your spot by contacting Karen Haynes at khaynes@crisiscontrol.org or at 336.724.7875 ext. 1047. Please include the names of all who will be attending and contact emails and phone numbers for each.

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Bridges Out of Poverty
Apr
5
8:30 AM08:30

Bridges Out of Poverty

The Bridges Out of Poverty Training is designed to develop understanding across social and economic groups. Cultures have norms and we all respond based on the hidden rules of our upbringing. This training provides an understanding of the hidden rules for individuals in poverty, middle class, and wealth with the goal of providing avenues of success for all. Individuals who work regularly with those living in poverty or want to advocate for those in poverty will benefit from this training.

The Bridges Out of Poverty training sponsored by Crisis Control Ministry is a 4-hour session held several times a year. It is open to all residents of Forsyth County. There is no fee to attend but you must register and it is strongly advised that you read Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities by Ruby K. Payne, PhD before attending. Books are available for $10 at Crisis Control Ministry, 200 E. 10th Street, Winston-Salem, NC, 27101.

Workshop Held @ Crisis Control 8:30a

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE MADE BY FRIDAY, March 29

Location of training to be determined. The session is free but you must reserve your spot by contacting Karen Haynes at khaynes@crisiscontrol.org or at 336.724.7875 ext. 1047. Please include the names of all who will be attending and contact emails and phone numbers for each.

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Jun
14
5:00 PM17:00

Registration Deadline for Bridges Out of Poverty 6/21

The Bridges Out of Poverty Training is designed to develop understanding across social and economic groups. Cultures have norms and we all respond based on the hidden rules of our upbringing. This training provides an understanding of the hidden rules for individuals in poverty, middle class, and wealth with the goal of providing avenues of success for all. Individuals who work regularly with those living in poverty or want to advocate for those in poverty will benefit from this training.

The Bridges Out of Poverty training sponsored by Crisis Control Ministry is a 4-hour session held several times a year. It is open to all residents of Forsyth County. There is no fee to attend but you must register and it is strongly advised that you read Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities by Ruby K. Payne, PhD before attending. Books are available for $10 at Crisis Control Ministry, 200 E. 10th Street, Winston-Salem, NC, 27101.

Workshop Held @ Crisis Control 8:30a

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE MADE BY FRIDAY, June 14

Location of training to be determined. The session is free but you must reserve your spot by contacting Karen Haynes at khaynes@crisiscontrol.org or at 336.724.7875 ext. 1047. Please include the names of all who will be attending and contact emails and phone numbers for each.

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Bridges Out of Poverty
Jun
21
8:30 AM08:30

Bridges Out of Poverty

The Bridges Out of Poverty Training is designed to develop understanding across social and economic groups. Cultures have norms and we all respond based on the hidden rules of our upbringing. This training provides an understanding of the hidden rules for individuals in poverty, middle class, and wealth with the goal of providing avenues of success for all. Individuals who work regularly with those living in poverty or want to advocate for those in poverty will benefit from this training.

The Bridges Out of Poverty training sponsored by Crisis Control Ministry is a 4-hour session held several times a year. It is open to all residents of Forsyth County. There is no fee to attend but you must register and it is strongly advised that you read Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities by Ruby K. Payne, PhD before attending. Books are available for $10 at Crisis Control Ministry, 200 E. 10th Street, Winston-Salem, NC, 27101.

Workshop Held @ Crisis Control 8:30a

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE MADE BY FRIDAY, June 14

Location of training to be determined. The session is free but you must reserve your spot by contacting Karen Haynes at khaynes@crisiscontrol.org or at 336.724.7875 ext. 1047. Please include the names of all who will be attending and contact emails and phone numbers for each.

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Oct
11
5:00 PM17:00

Registration Deadline for Bridges Out of Poverty 10/18

The Bridges Out of Poverty Training is designed to develop understanding across social and economic groups. Cultures have norms and we all respond based on the hidden rules of our upbringing. This training provides an understanding of the hidden rules for individuals in poverty, middle class, and wealth with the goal of providing avenues of success for all. Individuals who work regularly with those living in poverty or want to advocate for those in poverty will benefit from this training.

The Bridges Out of Poverty training sponsored by Crisis Control Ministry is a 4-hour session held several times a year. It is open to all residents of Forsyth County. There is no fee to attend but you must register and it is strongly advised that you read Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities by Ruby K. Payne, PhD before attending. Books are available for $10 at Crisis Control Ministry, 200 E. 10th Street, Winston-Salem, NC, 27101.

Workshop Held @ Crisis Control 8:30a

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE MADE BY FRIDAY, October 11

Location of training to be determined. The session is free but you must reserve your spot by contacting Karen Haynes at khaynes@crisiscontrol.org or at 336.724.7875 ext. 1047. Please include the names of all who will be attending and contact emails and phone numbers for each.

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Bridges Out of Poverty
Oct
18
8:30 AM08:30

Bridges Out of Poverty

The Bridges Out of Poverty Training is designed to develop understanding across social and economic groups. Cultures have norms and we all respond based on the hidden rules of our upbringing. This training provides an understanding of the hidden rules for individuals in poverty, middle class, and wealth with the goal of providing avenues of success for all. Individuals who work regularly with those living in poverty or want to advocate for those in poverty will benefit from this training.

The Bridges Out of Poverty training sponsored by Crisis Control Ministry is a 4-hour session held several times a year. It is open to all residents of Forsyth County. There is no fee to attend but you must register and it is strongly advised that you read Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities by Ruby K. Payne, PhD before attending. Books are available for $10 at Crisis Control Ministry, 200 E. 10th Street, Winston-Salem, NC, 27101.

Workshop Held @ Crisis Control 8:30a

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE MADE BY FRIDAY, October 11

Location of training to be determined. The session is free but you must reserve your spot by contacting Karen Haynes at khaynes@crisiscontrol.org or at 336.724.7875 ext. 1047. Please include the names of all who will be attending and contact emails and phone numbers for each.

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Jan
11
11:30 AM11:30

City with Dwellings: Toxic Charity Discussion

We are fortunate to belong to such a generous, engaged community, but can our efforts to help actually hurt? Are there newer, better models for groups who want to help and not hinder systemic change? Be part of the discussion.

Join City with Dwellings on Friday, January 11 at 11:30am for a presentation and discussion on the topic of "Toxic Charity, When Helping Can Hurt," led by Andrea Kurtz, Senior Director, Housing Strategies and Director of the Mayor's Ten-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness. RSVP below so we can plan appropriately.Register Here:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScVQIHH55kA-HGn20jvgs7a7tBBNWzPKqHgIZ-DhmY-Mq7NuA/viewform

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Pathways Assessment Panel @ Venture Cafe
Jan
10
6:00 PM18:00

Pathways Assessment Panel @ Venture Cafe

  • Venture Cafe | Bailey Power Plant (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

With almost 500 nonprofit organizations in Winston-Salem it can often be difficult to find a place to serve. Join Love Out Loud as we discuss three personal assessment tools that can help you discover and examine more about yourself to help you find a place that meets your passion, your purpose, and your place in volunteering (and beyond).

Join us as we hear from three individuals on different personal assessment tools to help you discover more about who you are and how that can relate to your service. 

Email serve@loveoutloudws.com for more information



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Community Coffee @ Krankies
Jan
10
8:00 AM08:00

Community Coffee @ Krankies

Every Thursday join Love Out Loud leaders anytime from 8 - 9a for Community Coffee @ Krankies Coffee in downtown Winston-Salem


All are welcome to join us to hear about what is going on with Love Out Loud and tell us about what is going on with your community/organization. Show up anytime between 8 - 9a to sit down with us to chat or just say Hi!

We’re usually sitting at one of the high top tables in the main room, but call at 336.747.3067 if you have any trouble finding us.

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Community Coffee @ Krankies
Jan
3
8:00 AM08:00

Community Coffee @ Krankies

Every Thursday join Love Out Loud leaders anytime from 8 - 9a for Community Coffee @ Krankies Coffee in downtown Winston-Salem


All are welcome to join us to hear about what is going on with Love Out Loud and tell us about what is going on with your community/organization. Show up anytime between 8 - 9a to sit down with us to chat or just say Hi!

We’re usually sitting at one of the high top tables in the main room, but call at 336.747.3067 if you have any trouble finding us.

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Words of Comfort Service
Dec
2
4:00 PM16:00

Words of Comfort Service

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A Words of Comfort Service is an opportunity to join us in sharing and hearing prayers, scripture, and music that acknowledge that God's presence is for those who mourn and those who struggle--and that God's Word comes to shine a light into our despair. Everyone, regardless of church background (or lack of it) is welcome.

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Nov
27
10:00 AM10:00

Third Annual John W. Hatch FaithHealth Lecture

  • Shaw University's Thomas J. Boyd Chapel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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The Division of FaithHealth Ministries at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Shaw University Divinity School invite you to the Third Annual John W. Hatch FaithHealth Lecture Series on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at Shaw University's Thomas J. Boyd Chapel.  The chapel is located at 118 E. South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601. The Series, named as a commemoration of the pioneering work of Dr. John Hatch in the areas of faith, health, and community organization, seeks to: 

  • Provide a forum for participants to engage in diverse streams of intellectual knowledge gained through individuals, communities and institutions that are relevant to the fields of faith and health.
  • Create opportunities for open dialogue, story sharing, and innovation between faith and health communities towards the goal of improved quality of life in the communities/populations served. 
  • Build stronger communities vested in bridging the space between the healing worlds of faith and health.

"The Hatch Lecture" will again engage faith and health leaders in dynamic and thought provoking dialogue reflective of the strength of faithhealth intersections in improving population health and building stronger communities.  The keynote lecturer will be Rev. Dr. William Barber, II. Dr. Barber is President and Senior Lecturer of Repairers of the Breach, Architect of the Moral Monday Movement in North Carolina, Co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, Pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church, and President Emeritus of the NC NAACP.

Another special feature will include a dialogue between Dr. Hatch, William Rand Kenan, Jr., Professor Emeritus, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, and Dr. Gerald Winslow, Director of the Center for Christian Bioethics, School of Religion, Loma Linda University (LLU), and Founder of the LLU Institute for Health Policy and Leadership. 

Please save the date.  We are looking forward to your participation.  You will receive an email in September with a registration link. There is no registration fee.  For questions, please contact Dawn Hall at dmhall@wakehealth.edu.   Please feel free to share this information with others and/or provide us with their contact information.  

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Nov
22
6:00 PM18:00

Innovative Impact Panel at Venture Cafe: Education

The number one recommendation of Mayor Joines’ 2017 Poverty Thought Force was “coordination and visibility:” enhancing residents’ awareness of existing programs/policies and better coordination among them. In an effort to contribute to both of those key outcomes, Love Out Loud and HandsOn Northwest North Carolina host a monthly session on social good happening across the greater Forsyth County region. You’ll hear from leaders who are doing great work in the areas of Education.

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Racial Equity Institute
Nov
12
to Nov 13

Racial Equity Institute

Racial Equity Institute is a two day workshop designed to help leaders and organizations who want to proactively understand and address racism, both in their organization and in the community where the organization is working and for those persons who are interested in understanding and eliminating racial inequities and disparities within our society.

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The Florida Project Screening & Panel Discussion
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

The Florida Project Screening & Panel Discussion

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Family Services invites you to a special screening of The Florida Project, a deeply moving and unforgettably poignant look at childhood, directed by Sean Baker that features 2018 Academy Award nominee Willem Dafoe. 

Thursday, October 25, 6:00pm at a/perture cinema

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World. 

The film also unveils the challenges of poverty in the lives of children, parents and families. 

Stay for a Family Services facilitated discussion and conversation with:

Lia Erickson M.D.
Pediatrics Specialist, Novant Health Waughtown Clinic 

Victor Isler
Director of the Department of Social Services, Winston-Salem 

Andrea Kurtz
Director of the 10-year Plan to End Homelessness, United Way of Forsyth County

Tickets on Sale Now at a/perture Cinema

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Opioid Epidemic Forum
Oct
25
8:00 AM08:00

Opioid Epidemic Forum

  • Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About the Opioid Epidemic Forum

It’s one of the most important public health issues we face. Directly or indirectly, it affects all of us. Finding a solution will require a collaborative approach.

From the research labs to on the ground, The Opioid Epidemic Forum will bring together experts from all sides of the issue. Our goal is to foster a greater understanding of the crisis and facilitate discussions and collaborations that can help foster solutions.

Event Speakers

The agenda will include presenters sharing perspectives from all sides of the opioid crisis, including researchers, government officials, industry representatives and practitioners. Click Here to See Speaker List.



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Bridges Out of Poverty
Oct
19
8:30 AM08:30

Bridges Out of Poverty

This workshop based referring to the book Bridges out of Poverty by Ruby Payne will provide participants with a deeper udnerstanding of issues surrounding poverty.  Participants will learn about Circles, "an innovative model based on a body of research suggesting that in order for families with low income to improve their situation, they must have bonding social capital within the community, bringing social capital to access the resources contained by higher income networks, and linking social capital that connects the first two with public institutions."


More information to follow. Contact khaynes@crisiscontrol.org with questions.

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Oct
18
6:00 PM18:00

Innovative Impact Panels at Venture Cafe: Collective Impact and Animal Services

There is some much good work happening in nonprofits in WS/FC and our community that on October 18th we’re bringing you two panels!

The number one recommendation of Mayor Joines’ 2017 Poverty Thought Force was “coordination and visibility:” enhancing residents’ awareness of existing programs/policies and better coordination among them. In an effort to contribute to both of those key outcomes, Love Out Loud and HandsOn Northwest North Carolina host a monthly session on social good happening across the greater Forsyth County region. You’ll hear from leaders who are doing great work in:

6pm : Collective Impact Groups

If your organization would like to be considered for participation please contact Liz Kaiman

Age Friendly Forsyth - Theresa Hoffman-Makar

Other panelists TBA

Moderated by: Chuck Spong - Love Out Loud

7pm : Animal Services

If your organization would like to be considered for participation please contact Liz Kaiman

Panelists TBA

Moderated by: Chuck Spong - Love Out Loud

More information TBA - but as always, other leaders will also be on hand. Learn more about innovative efforts that are bringing non-profit, for-profit, faith-based and community organizations together toward common goals and outcomes in collective impact groups and animal services.

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Awaken the Dawn
Sep
27
to Sep 29

Awaken the Dawn

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On September 27-29, Awaken the Dawn will be hosting ‘tent city’ gatherings of worship, music, prayer, and evangelism – simultaneously at all 50 state capitals and on college and university campuses across America! In North Carolina, our gathering will be at Halifax Mall in downtown Raleigh from 7pm Thursday until 9pm Saturday.

Contact: Matthew Lilley, matthewl@theburn247.com

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