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Election Day Communion Aims to Heal the Partisan Breach

posted on October 24, 2012

G. Jeffrey MacDonald writes for Religion News Service on Election Day Communion, a movement that will take place on November 6th at churches in 46 states, representing more than a dozen denominations. In contrast to the recent Pulpit Freedom Sunday, where pastors challenged IRS rules by endorsing candidates from the pulpit, organizers feel Election Day Communion, in which people of different political stripes line up together to receive the sacrament, is “ideal for remembering the church’s nonpartisan mission: to bridge personal divides, refocus allegiance to God (not party) and work for justice beyond the ballot box,” MacDonald writes.    

Read at Religion News Service