This series includes 3 original liturgies, title graphics, planning guide with hymn suggestions, promotional blurbs, and sermon starters.
Pairs well with God on the Move: Faith and Democracy, which includes 3 original liturgies, title graphics, planning guide with hymn suggestions, promotional blurbs, and sermon starters.
Find additional inspiration and resources in our Congregational Life: Social Justice: Census & Voting lib guide.
Hell hath no fury like a suburban mom scorned
Diana Butler Bass considers The Unwanted Anniversary: Remembering and Contemplative Democracy.
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; Richard Rohr's summation, The Freedom of Consent and Solidarity: A Public Virtue; and Joan Chittister's complimentary Obedience to God's Will of Love and A Call to Be One.
Rev. Dr. Cameron Trimble reminds us that we are a people practiced in waiting - and encourages us to wait in hope.
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.
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