This initiative began during 2011 in preparation for the 2012 elections and continues to gain momentum. The outcome of the election demonstrates even more the importance of reaching out to religious leaders and encouraging them to play a more active leadership role with their congregations regarding what is happening in America today. While these leaders can’t and shouldn’t tell their congregation how to vote, we will encourage them to talk about pertinent issues and encourage people to get registered and vote. We have been told from varied sources that only 25-35% of the faithful are registered and even fewer actually vote. That is certainly not what the Founders had in mind. Quite the opposite, the Founders knew the American experiment would only be successful with a well-educated people with strong religious roots. So this initiative will involve us contacting, meeting with, educating and helping the religious leaders understand that they are not alone and that it is right, proper and legal to talk with their congregations about the issues. We will also be working with those leaders to conduct voter registration activities for their congregations. Here's a full description of why this so important and the plan to deal with it. Click here to find out more.
There are rules Pastors and Church Leaders need to follow when dealing with politics. Surprisingly, they are more free to talk about it than one would think. Click here for details.
Want to approach your Pastor about getting involved, but are not sure how to start. To see a sample letter you can use as a guide - Click here
Please use our website contact form to let us know if you are interested. We need your help in identifying and reaching out to church leaders.
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