In a democracy one of the callings of discipleship is to take time to prepare, pray and vote. We don’t just vote for our self interest but as a way of loving our neighbors.
+Bishop Jon V. Anderson
Election Day is November 6. Educate and equip yourself to be an effective advocate of voting rights through #ELCAvotes. Click here to learn more about the ELCAvotes initiative.
Here is a prayer from our ELW Hymnal for Responsible Citizenship as we approach Election Day. Join me in praying it in these days.
“Lord God, you call your people to honor those in authority. Help us elect trustworthy leaders, participate in wise decisions for our common life, and serve our neighbors in local communities. Bless the leaders of our land, that we may be at peace among ourselves and a blessing to other nations of the earth; through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen”
Articles in this week’s e-news:
- Welcome Jane Crawford
- Region 3 Lay Preachers Retreat
- Immigration – Voices from Our Church and Beyond
- In Memory of Pr. Maggie Cumings
- Notes of Gratitude
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