May 13. Mobile Food Pantry from C.H.O.I.C.E.S. Community Teaching Kitchen, First Congregational Church, Thursday, May 13, 11 – 2. Check in at Big Bethel parking lot at 214 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue. Register at www.foodboxthursdays.eventbrite.com
May 15. The Atlanta Jung Society presents “A New Myth of God: Jung’s Notion of the Self, Compared to the Judeo-Christian God-image,” a lecture by Lionel Corbett on Saturday, May 15, 7:30- 9:30 p.m. EDT. Zoom program. Jung Society members: free; non-members: $20; students: $10. For more information and to register go to jungatlanta.com.
May 15. The Atlanta Community Food Bank works across metro Atlanta delivering truckloads of food to mobile pantry sites. On Saturday, May 15, the Food Bank will help neighbors in Spalding County and needs you! For more information and to register, visit volunteer portal. If you can help for the entire day, email firstname.lastname@example.org after registering for a single shift.
May 16. The Rev. Dr. Joshua Scott, associate pastor at Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, is the preacher May 16 on “Day 1.” “A Prayer for the Church to Wake Up,” is based on Paul’s prayer in Ephesians 1:15-23. “Wow,” he says. “Paul prays for the hearts of every believer to have eyes to know that God has … called you for a specific purpose.” “Day 1” has been broadcast every week for 76 years. Featuring outstanding preachers from the mainline denominations, “Day 1” is currently distributed to more than 200 radio stations across America and overseas. For information and resources visit http://day1.org. Hear Day1 in the Atlanta area on WSB News 95.5 and 750 AM Sundays at 7:05 a.m.
May 16. Concerts @ First presents Atlanta Chamber Players season closing concert Sunday, May 16, 2:00 p.m. In person tickets available! Featuring "Rhapsody in Blue" by Gershwin and the exuberant piano trio "Café Music" by Paul Schoenfield. To round out the program, First Presbyterian’s Director of Worship and the Arts and Organist Jens Korndoerfer with harpist Elisabeth Remy Johnson and cellist Charae Krueger offer Bruch’s "Kol Nedrei". Tickets
May 17. Ordinary Season 2021 Preaching Workshop, “Not So Ordinary – Ordinary Time: From Holy Trinity Sunday Through June,” with the Rev. Dr. Teresa Fry Brown, Bandy professor of Preaching at Candler School of Theology, Monday, May 17, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. E, Sign up at 2021 "Ordinary Season" Preaching Workshop with Teresa L. Fry Brown ... All are welcome and there is no cost. You can make a donation here; designate “Formation”.
May 19. Interfaith Children’s Movement hosts Prevent Child Abuse in a poverty-informed training, May 19, 6-7 p.m. Have you ever taken a class on poverty? Growing up in poverty has life-long consequences for a child’s physical and mental health and economic well-being. Using first-hand stories and perspectives, participants will learn the facts, underlying myths, expand their perceptions, and be able to enact tangible strategies to uplift our community’s vulnerable populations. Register here.
May 20. Deep Green Faith with the Center for Religion and Environment and the University of the South offers free webinar with Nick Ripatrazone, culture editor of Image Journal and author of Wild Belief: Poets and Prophets in the Wilderness, speaking with Bran Potter, professor emeritus of Geology and Environmental Studies at Sewanee, and Jennifer Michaels, English department chair, about how the tradition of the wilderness as a place and source of story is essential to our understanding of faith. Learn more and register here. May 20
May 22. The Pantry in partnership with Chapel Hill Church will be distributing free food to the community Saturday, May 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. The Church at Chapelhill - Atlanta Campus, 4330 Washington Road, Atlanta. All are welcome Food distribution is provided until all items are gone.
May 22. Georgia Braver Angels free online workshop, Saturday May 22, designed to help White Americans learn how to improve their ability to hold profitable conversations with other White people about the difficult topic of race. Braver Angels is a non-partisan nonprofit dedicated to reducing polarization among people with diverse ideological positions. Interested people can email David Blanchard at email@example.com for details.
May 26. Georgia Justice Project will host a free webinar on May 26 at 4 p.m. where you can learn more about Georgia's new probation law, and how to navigate early termination of your probation. Register here. This webinar is intended for directly-affected people and their families who want to know more about how SB 105 affects them; the information is tailored to their use.
May 18 ff. Take a course in the community with a short course from the Candler Foundry:
“Asian and Asian American Feminist Theologies” with Kwok Pui Lan starts May 18. Tues., May 18 & 25, June 1, 8, & 15, 8:30-9:30 p.m. EDT. Register.
May 25. Dinner and Dialogue: Dementia Friendly African American Congregations, faith communities play a powerful role in offering support and respite for people living with dementia and their families. Join this webinar from the Alter Program, Faith United Against Alzheimer’s, and Dementia Friendly America for strategies and practical approaches for fostering spiritual connection to support and uplift people living with dementia and their families. May 25, 6-7 p.m. https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_z0757gMwS964lqSJM3jm1g
May 27. Interfaith Children’s Movement hosts an important discussion, National Alliance on Mental Illness on ending the silence of mental health for students, Thursday, May 27, 6-7 p.m. This 50-minute presentation is designed for middle and high school students that includes warning signs, facts and statistics and how to get help for themselves or a friend. Registration https://icmgeorgia.wildapricot.org/event-4262971
June 1. Deadline Pitts Theology Library announces a renewed Pitts Scholars Program for the 2021–2022 academic year! Students interested in exploring theological vocation outside of traditional ecclesial and academic contexts are invited apply by June 1, 2021. Read more about the program and project descriptions at pitts.emory.edu/scholars.
June 2ff.Take a course in the community with a short course from the Candler Foundry: “Life of David: Portraits of an Imperfect King” with Ryan Bonfiglio starts June 2. Wed., June 2-30, July 14-28, 7:00-8:30 p.m. EDT. Register.
July 10 ff. Take a course in the community with a short course from the Candler Foundry: “Reading in Place: The Bible, Identity, and Social Location” with Donghyun Jeong, July 10-11. Sat., July 10, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. EDT; Sun., July 11, 4:00-7:00 p.m. EDT. Register.