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Suarez to lead course Civil Conversations in Uncivil Times

Suarez to lead course Civil Conversations in Uncivil Times

Timely.

Press release from Church Next:

Registration is now open for an amazing, free class to help us faithfully prepare for the November elections: The Big Class: Civil Conversations in Uncivil Times — Practicing Our Faith in the Public Square with Ray Suarez.

In this contentious election season, many of us are looking for ways to bring our faith into our political interactions. Ray Suarez knows a lot about contentious political landscapes. He also knows a great deal about faith. As an award-winning journalist (PBS Newshour, NPR, Al Jezeera), college instructor, and outspoken Episcopalian, he has written a book on the subject of faith and politics in the United States.

You can register today for this class, which opens on October 12, and will remain free to students across the world through October 26. You can take this course at your own pace, at whatever time suits you. It should take less than an hour to complete, and students will have an opportunity to ask the instructor questions.

This course is free thanks to the generosity of The Episcopal Church, the Episcopal Church FoundationTrinity Wall Street, the Consortium of Endowed Episcopal ChurchesForward Movement, and ChurchNext.

And as we head into the election, let us pray:

For Politicians and Voters
Almighty God, by whose grace all worldly leaders exercise power, help politicians and voters move through this election season with respect and dignity. Bless all who are vying for political office with clarity and transparency in their campaigns and give voters openness and diligence in casting their ballots. Help us keep perspective that we may be firm in our convictions, kind and respectful to those who vote differently, and ever mindful that how we treat others is how we treat you. This we ask of the One who is Lord over every election, Jesus Christ Our Lord, Amen.

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