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Election Day Communion

Election Day Communion

An election day idea for churches from the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut e-newsletter:

372798_371935272879369_256372891_n.jpgHere’s a suggestion for Election Day 2012 (thx to a tip from the Rev. Molly James): The Election Day Communion Campaign. In the evening, after the nation votes, join with other churches across the country in celebrating Communion and remembering “what really matters.” From its website: “The Election Day Communion Campaign began with a concern that Christians in the United States are being shaped more by the tactics and ideologies of political parties than by their identity in and allegiance to Jesus. Out of this concern, a simple vision sparked the imaginations of several Mennonite pastors: The Church being the Church on Election Day, gathering at the Lord’s Table to remember, to practice, to give thanks for, and to proclaim its allegiance to Christ.”

Read more about this project here.

Participating churches are listed and mapped here.

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Bill Dilworth

Since my parish already has a daily Mass. Since I strongly feel that (once more) I'll be voting for the lesser of two evils on Election Day, I will instead lobby my rector to hold a different service that evening. I wonder if I can find an online version of the 1662 BCP's Commination Service...?

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