Election Day community engagement & worship planning resources
from A Sanctified Art; free and downloadable
from Upper Room and Chris Broadwell, contributor to Rally: Communal Prayers for Lovers of Jesus and Justice
In Pastoral Is Political: "Pastor, Stay in Your Lane!", Sharon Temple wonders what would happen if clergy doubled-down on the theology of baptism and if we first focus on who we are voting as, before we consider who to vote for.
The Five Electorates in 2020; and Clergy - Please Don't Be Silent! (but be non-silent wisely and legally!): essential reading in preparation for the coming election season. And take advantage of Three Short Sermons on Politics, Democracy and Voting.
Cynthia Bourgeault on Thomas Keating's Secret Embrace: Everything Matters and Richard Rohr's summation, The Freedom of Consent; and Rohr's Solidarity: A Public Virtue and Joan Chittister's complimentary Obedience to God's Will of Love.
Prayer for the World - Wed. 7:30-8:00 AM CST
Prayers for Hope and Healing - Thurs. 3:30-4:00 PM CST
The Hymn Society is offering a 12-hour “Election Day Concert.”
This non-partisan event is designed to give your spirit a rest from the anxiety of waiting for election results.
Live from Washington National Cathedral - Livestream on Sunday, November 1, at 3:00 p.m. Central.
Hymns by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette in book form or online. Featuring contemporary lyrics set to traditional hymns, they are truly intergenerational. Hymns include: laments for pandemic grief, quarantine, natural disasters, and racial tension, calls for justice and immigration reform, and Fall Ministry Celebrations including every Sunday (based on the RCL) and Election Day.