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Church & Religious

Faith Leaders Speak Out on Reforming KY’s Justice System

Kentucky Council of Churches

The Kentucky Council of Churches held a #PrayerInAction meeting yesterday focusing on Justice Reform/Restorative Justice. The assembled crowd heard from several speakers on many justice issues.

“The Kentucky Council of Churches supports legislation that creates a more protective, equitable, redemptive and restorative system,” stated Rev. Dr. Peggy Hinds, interim Executive Continue reading Faith Leaders Speak Out on Reforming KY’s Justice System

Church Leaders to Gather at the Capitol for Weekly Prayer in Action

Kentucky Council of Churches

December 19, 2016. The Kentucky Council of Churches is hosting Prayer in Action Days at the State Capitol each Tuesday during next year’s General Assembly to pray for government officials and act on behalf of Kentucky’s most vulnerable citizens. The kick-off event will be Tuesday, January 3, 11:00 am in the Capitol Rotunda. Subsequent gatherings will begin Continue reading Church Leaders to Gather at the Capitol for Weekly Prayer in Action

Op-ed submission for Thanksgiving from Ky Council of Churches

Kent Gilbert
Kent Gilbert

In a tradition familiar to many, on Thanksgiving I will sit down with loved ones and we will take turns giving thanks for the blessings in our lives. We know who we are by what we hold dear.
I recently had the privilege of sitting down with leaders from diverse groups across Kentucky and learning what they are grateful for. Made up of working families, teachers and students, faith communities, vulnerable Kentuckians and more, they are grateful for things I thought worth sharing. They Continue reading Op-ed submission for Thanksgiving from Ky Council of Churches