Voting Rights Prayer Day of Action | Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Voting Rights Prayer Day of Action

Voting Rights Prayer Day of Action

The Kentucky Council of Churches is hosting Prayer in Action Days at the State Capitol during next year’s General Assembly to pray for government officials and act on behalf of Kentucky’s most vulnerable citizens. The kick-off event will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 7, 2020 in the Capitol Rotunda. Subsequent gatherings will begin at 9:30 a.m.

“The Prayer in Action events were very successful last year, and people have requested that we continue them in 2020,” said Rev. Dr. Donald K. Gillett, II,  Executive Director of the Council. “We will pray for our governor and legislators, and call them to a higher moral agenda that puts the well-being of Kentucky’s people first.” Each event will include prayer, education on issues, and a call to action. “We want to engage religious leaders and their congregants in direct justice advocacy.”

Each Prayer in Action event will focus on a different social issue like minimum wage, justice reform, healthcare, and gun violence and the abolishment of the death penalty. The Kentucky Council of Churches chooses the issues based on policy statements approved by all eleven of the Council’s denominational members. The membership includes Protestant and Roman Catholic congregations. The Council works with other state advocacy groups and coalitions on these issues, and many of them have committed to support the Prayer in Action Days.

January 28, 2020 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Event Venue: 
Room 131 Capitol Annex Frankfort, KY
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