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Gun Violence Prevention

The Gun Violence Prevention Sub-Committee seeks to understand the impacts of gun violence on our neighbors and to discern ways in which we as followers of Christ can support initiatives to reduce gun violence and lessen its impacts on our neighbors in Charlotte.

Upcoming Events

Gun Violence Prevention Panel

Gun Violence Prevention Panel

Date October 29, 2023Time 12:15 pm - 2:00 pmVenue Wood Fellowship HallPrice Free

A panel will empower participants to take practical actions that promote a safer community. A light lunch will be provided free of charge, but please register so we can plan accordingly. Panelists include Juliet Kuehnle, Sun Counseling and Wellness; David Jacobs, M.D., ...

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Featured Resources


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The Way Forward: Mecklenburg County Community Violence Strategic Plan

Gun Violence Prevention

Discusses gun violence in Mecklenburg County and the county's plan to reduce gun violence.

10-30 minutes


PC(USA) Gun Violence Policies, Studies, and Resources

Gun Violence Prevention

Brings together a number of resources and educational materials about gun violence and how Presbyterians might respond.

10-30 minutes

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Take Action

Attend the Passages Class three-part series on a Faithful Response to Gun Violence
October 15, 22, 29 | 9:45-10:45 a.m.

Attend this Passages Class discussion (during the Sunday School hour) on gun violence and how we as Christians might respond. | More info

Read "Common Ground" by Donald Gaffney

In partnership with Plowshares Book Club, participate in the fall book discussion on a book about gun violence. This book written by a minister discusses how Christians might talk about gun violence. | More info

Attend a Panel Discussion on Gun Violence

October 29 | 12:15 p.m.

Attend this panel discussion of gun violence in Mecklenburg County. More details to come.