Events

MNIPL Hosts Voter Conversation Series

From MNIPL's website:

"As part of MNIPL’s 2022 Voter Conversation Campaign, we are encouraging faith and spiritual communities to have non-partisan conversations leading up to the November election! 

In this third training topic of the series, you’ll learn about the unique power you have to influence people you know to vote! Relational organizing, or talking with people you know, is the MOST effective way to increase voter turnout. You are a trusted messenger for friends, family, colleagues, neighbors, and others. Share why it’s critical to vote in the midterms and help them know where, when, and how they can vote.

Having these personal conversations is an activity you can do on your own. But it can be especially motivating to share your goals and check in with others who are also committed to this action.

Learn more by joining this virtual training from 6:30-8:00 pm on Thursday, September 15!"

Register here!

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ELCA Advocacy is hosting monthly gatherings on advocacy-related topics. Both morning and evening sessions are offered. You will have the opportunity to learn more about advocacy and meet others from across the country who care about these issues. Invite friends and fellow congregation members!

Tue. Sept. 27 – Bringing Down Barriers to Voting

Being alert to barriers to voting and acting to guarantee that all citizens be able to exercise the right to vote can demonstrate our Christian faith as Lutherans and have value for our communities and country. The right to vote on an equal basis is a fundamental requirement for a just society, affirmed in ELCA social teaching. Let’s hear from one another about ways we remove barriers as individuals, congregations and in partnerships.
Offered in conjunction with the ELCAvotes initiative.

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  • Day Session: 1 p.m. ET

  • Evening Session: 8 p.m. ET

Tue. Oct. 25 – Can Talking Politics Be Healthy?

Anxiety and passions that run high in election season don’t stop when we enter our church doors. Yet we can shift the tone, facing the heightened rhetoric with tools and faith-centered convictions that break through heightened rhetoric. We can and do foster civil relationships and dialogue that invites trust amid our differences and lead healthy community conversations on the common good.
Offered in conjunction with the ELCAvotes initiative.

 

Choose

  • Day Session: 1 p.m. ET

  • Evening Session: 8 p.m. ET

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