Friendship Talks…Are you Listening?

Friendship Talks…Are you listening? Friendship Missionary Baptist Church ministries convene on this podcast to inform, inspire advocacy and connect the community with opportunities to serve. Published by FMBC https://www.friendshipcharlotte.org/

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Episodes

Friday Jun 28, 2024

Our host, Bill Ryans interviewed Rev. LeDayne McLeese Polaski, Executive Director of Mecklenburg Metropolitan Interfaith Network (MeckMIN) and Rev. Dr. Abdue Knox, Pastor of Greater Bethel AME.  The group discussed the mission and faith based efforts of their respective organizations and ministries in Charlotte Mecklenburg.  
 
MeckMIN
Greater Bethel AME
 
Disclaimer
The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed are the speaker’s own and do not represent the views, thoughts, and opinions of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. The material and information presented here is for general information purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for the advice of a pastor, physician, professional coach, psychotherapist, or other qualified professional, diagnosis, or treatment. The Friendship Missionary Baptist Church name and all forms and abbreviations are the property of its owner, and its use does not imply endorsement of or opposition to any specific organization, product, or service.

Saturday Jun 01, 2024

Our host, Jennifer Duru Perry discussed with Veronica Clemons, FMBC SJM Health Committee member, the upcoming  Mental Health Symposium.  This year’s topic is “What are you Worrying About?”  The target audience is  youth 12-17 age group. Refreshments will be served.  See below for more information.
 
June 23 at 12-1 pm 
https://www.friendshipcharlotte.org/eventcalendar.aspx
 
In Person - FMBC Campus Conference Center
Virtual - https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0lcOqtrz4sGdYIvBrXS0Uo7yoeT50p3nwC#/registration
Disclaimer
The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed are the speaker’s own and do not represent the views, thoughts, and opinions of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. The material and information presented here is for general information purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for the advice of a pastor, physician, professional coach, psychotherapist, or other qualified professional, diagnosis, or treatment. The Friendship Missionary Baptist Church name and all forms and abbreviations are the property of its owner, and its use does not imply endorsement of or opposition to any specific organization, product, or service.
 

Wednesday May 01, 2024

Host, Bill Ryans interviewed William Catherman and Larelle Catherman from MEDRIX.  The cofounders of MEDRIX discussed organization’s mission which is to serve the people of Vietnam by sharing medical, educational and development resources. The Catherman’s shared stories and provided a glimpse of their work on the ground in Vietnam.
MEDRIX
 
 
 
 

Friday Mar 29, 2024

James E. Ferguson II, a founding partner at the first integrated law firm in North Carolina, discusses with host Dr. Corliss Thompson his background and Swann vs Charlotte-Mecklenburg School board.
Ferguson Chambers Sumter, P.A.
Swann vs Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board

Monday Feb 26, 2024

Host, Dr Corliss Thompson interviewed Trina Fullard, Chief Program Officer and Incoming CEO of the Charlotte Rescue Mission.  They discussed the history, role, and mission of the organization.  Mrs. Fullard shared how the Charlotte Rescue Mission’s programs make a difference in the lives of persons struggling with the disease of addiction.
Rescue Mission   https://charlotterescuemission.org/
Community Cafe  https://communitymatterscafe.com/   
Recovery Program                                                                                            https://charlotterescuemission.org/recovery-programs/
If you are a friend or family member of someone battling a substance use disorder, here are some helpful organizations.
Al-Anon https://www.charlottealanon.org/   
Nar-Anon https://carolina-naranon.org/

Tuesday Dec 26, 2023

Host Rev. Dr. Paul A. McAllister talked to biographer Jonathan Eig, about his latest book King A Life.This book examines the Life of Dr King in great depth.
https://www.jonathaneig.com
 
Announcements
 
Human Trafficking - Hidden in Plain Sight
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-sigmas-of-charlotte-present-human-trafficking-hidden-in-plain-sight-tickets-773441503357?aff=oddtdtcreator
 
 
January 6, 2024
1:00 pm
GUEST SPEAKER:
Sis. LaRelle Catherman
"VIETNAM, LAND OF MYSTERY
AND MINISTRY"
Zoom ID: 873 5199 1964 Passcode: 304099   click
 
 
Y.O.U. Registration (opening in January 2024).  Registration and informational meeting dates will be posted in the eBulletin and website once available.
 
 
 
The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed are the speaker’s own and do not represent the views, thoughts, and opinions of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. The material and information presented here is for general information purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for the advice of a pastor, physician, professional coach, psychotherapist, or other qualified professional, diagnosis, or treatment. The Friendship Missionary Baptist Church name and all forms and abbreviations are the property of its owner, and its use does not imply endorsement of or opposition to any specific organization, product, or service.
 

Thursday Nov 30, 2023

Host Jennifer Duru Perry discussed the Mind Body and Soul Health Symposium, Mental Health awareness and Suicide prevention with Lashanda Faye, FMBC SJM Health Committee Chair and Dr. Larry A Jones, MD, MBA, AACC
 
Mental Health Symposium
https://www.facebook.com/100064854241397/videos/82037264317585
 
Dr Larry  A Jones, MD, MBA, AACC
TASTEofSuccessCoaching.com
 
Suicide Hotline 
https://988lifeline.org/current-events/the-lifeline-and-988/
 
National Alliance of Mental illness
https://www.nami.org/Home
 
The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed are the speaker’s own and do not represent the views, thoughts, and opinions of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. The material and information presented here is for general information purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for the advice of a pastor, physician, professional coach, psychotherapist, or other qualified professional, diagnosis, or treatment. The Friendship Missionary Baptist Church name and all forms and abbreviations are the property of its owner, and its use does not imply endorsement of or opposition to any specific organization, product, or service.

Christian Nationalism

Sunday Oct 29, 2023

Sunday Oct 29, 2023

Dr. Corliss Thompson, host of Friendship Talks,  discussed Christian Nationalism with Rev. Dr. Paul A. McAllister.  He is the founder of Global Leaders in Unity and Evolvement (GLUE) discussed the origins of Christian Nationalism and its impact on politics and social justice today.
 
National Council of Churches policy statement on Christian Nationalism
 
https://nationalcouncilofchurches.us/common-witness-ncc/the-dangers-of-christian-nationalism-in-the-united-states-a-policy-statement-of-the-national-council-of-churches/
 
 
Global Leaders in Unity and Evolvement
https://www.facebook.com/foundergloleaders/followers
 
Disclaimer
The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed are the speaker’s own and do not represent the views, thoughts, and opinions of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. The material and information presented here is for general information purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for the advice of a pastor, physician, professional coach, psychotherapist, or other qualified professional, diagnosis, or treatment. The Friendship Missionary Baptist Church name and all forms and abbreviations are the property of its owner, and its use does not imply endorsement of or opposition to any specific organization, product, or service.

Monday Sep 25, 2023

Judge Carla Archie, Superior Court Judge  26th District
Kimberly Williams, Johnson C. Smith University Student
 
Podcast discussed the FMBC Non Partisan political forums and explored one college student's perspective on voting. 
 
Forum Registration Link
https://bit.ly/politicalforum2023
 
Sites Referenced during the podcast
http://vote.mecknc.gov
http://ncsbe.gov
 
Disclaimer
The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed are the speaker’s own and do not represent the views, thoughts, and opinions of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. The material and information presented here is for general information purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for the advice of a pastor, physician, professional coach, psychotherapist, or other qualified professional, diagnosis, or treatment. The Friendship Missionary Baptist Church name and all forms and abbreviations are the property of its owner, and its use does not imply endorsement of or opposition to any specific organization, product, or service.

Wednesday Aug 30, 2023


Dr. Corliss Thompson, leader of the Public Education Committee of the Social Justice Ministry, spoke with Mrs. Shanna Rae, principal of University Park Creative Academy Elementary School, about social justice in education and what it takes to turn around a school that has been deemed as failing. Opportunities to be involved in public education are also discussed.
 
https://www.cmsk12.org/universityparkES

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