NCC Member Communion February 2013 Inter-Faith Call-in Day Action Alerts
Presbyterian Church (USA)
United Church of Christ
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NCC Member Communion Statements and Actions Against Gun Violence
The time is always right to do what is right - #MLK. Join me Feb 4 & call on Congress to #endgunviolence #faithscalling http://
If not now, when? Save Feb 4th for Interfaith Call-In Day to #preventgunviolence #faithscalling http://
Save Lives and
#StopGunViolence. Join the #interfaith call-in day to prevent #gunviolence http://faithscalling.org
Just called my U.S. Senators & Rep to give a faith perspective on why I
#DemandAPlan to prevent #gunviolence. Join me - http://faithscalling.org
TELL CONGRESS: 15% under age 19 are Black. They're victim to 45% of gun deaths.
#RacialJustice = Stopping #GunViolence http://faithscalling.org
Sample Facebook Posts
Every day, an average of 33 people in the United States are killed by gunshot wounds. Because I have faith in a safer future, I'm joining the Gun Violence Prevention Interfaith Call-in Day. Please join me in calling Congress. Learn how at http://faithscalling.org.
Our bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, yet an average of 33 bodies are laid to rest each day because of gunshot wounds. Congress needs to hear our faith voices on the need to better protect all God's children. Please join me in calling Congress. Learn how at http://faithscalling.org.
Gun violence prevention is a racial justice issue. Black males ages 15-19 were eight times as likely as White males of the same age and two-and-a-half times as likely as their Hispanic peers to be killed in gun related homicides in 2009. Stop the Violence. Call TODAY. http://faithscalling.org
Promote the Facebook event and save the date at: https://www.facebook.com/events/394532430637059/
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Download the Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Materials
Sample Pulpit Announcement:
Our church is joining with the National Council of Churches and interfaith partners across the country in promoting an Interfaith Call-in Day to Prevent Gun Violence on Monday, February 4. Please call Senators __________ and __________ as well as Rep. ___________ and share your faith perspective on why gun violence prevention is important to you. You can sign up for a day-of reminder email and talking points by going to the National Council of the Churches of Christ USA website: ncccusa.org.
Sample Bulletin Announcement:
Lift your faithful voice to prevent gun violence by joining an interfaith call-in day to the U.S. Congress on Monday, February 4. Your members of Congress need to hear why preventing gun violence is important to you as a person of faith. Sign up to receive a day-of reminder email and find more detailed talking points at the National Council of Churches website: http://ncccusa.org. The call-in number, which will be activated on February 4, is 1-888-897-0174.
Sample Website Announcement:
Lift your faithful voice to prevent gun violence by joining an interfaith call-in day to the U.S. Congress on Monday, February 4. Your members of Congress need to hear from you about why preventing gun violence is important to you as a person of faith. The call-in number, which will be activated on February 4, is 1-888-897-0174. Click here to sign up to receive a reminder email and more detailed talking points on the morning of the call-in day. Click here to join the Facebook event.