We are called to conversation and prayer around our role as U.S. residents and as people of faith in ensuring our election systems promote dignity and respect for all.
We are called to act by speaking out as advocates and engaging in local efforts to guarantee the right to vote to all citizens.
expanding the role of the church in encouraging faithful and nonpartisan voter participation by providing faith-based resources around voting
providing a framework for all Lutherans to understand and speak out about the intersection of voting and elections and racial, gender and economic justice
amplifying the voices of young-adult leaders in the church and providing a platform for young adults to explore what it means to be a civically engaged person of faith
engaging with and equipping ethnic communities to talk about voting rights and race and their connection with elections today
“[It is] resolved, that members, congregations, and synods of this church be encouraged to “promote public life worthy of the name” by speaking out as an advocate and engaging in local efforts such as voter registration and supporting legislation to guarantee the right to vote to all citizens …”Social Policy Resolution “Voting Rights to All Citizens” adopted Aug. 2013
ELCA Racial Justice Ministries
Social Media: @ELCA4Justice
ELCA Young Adult Ministry
Social Media: @ELCAYoungAdults