Social Action Resources Related to Reproductive Justice

September 4, 2017

See all Social Action Resources related to Reproductive Justice: Return to Reproductive Justice Page Return to Educational Resources Take Brave Action: Participate in the United for Abortion Coverage Week of Action For 40 years, politicians have used the Hyde Amendment, which denies coverage for abortion for those insured through Medicaid, to interfere in women’s health […]

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Revised Common Lectionary Suggestions

September 4, 2017

Read the Religious Institute’s brief interpretations of these texts by clicking the Lectionary title. Proper 20A – Matthew 20:1-16 Proper 21A – Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32; Phillipians 2:1-13; Matthew 21:23-32 Proper 23A – Isaiah 25:1-9; Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23 Proper 24A – Psalm 96; Psalm 99 Proper 25A – Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18; Matthew 22:34-46 Proper 26A – Micah 3:5-12; Psalm 107:1-7, 33-37 Proper 27A […]

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Lectionary Readings Motherhood & Maternal Mortality

September 4, 2017

The following texts from the Revised Common Lectionary relate to the themes of motherhood, maternal mortality and family. They are provided as a guide to choosing dates and texts for observing a Rachel Sabbath in a Christian congregation. Year C Second Sunday after the Epiphany: Isaiah 62:1-5 The justification of Zion (Love and the Divine) Third […]

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Responsive Readings Related to Reproductive Justice

August 31, 2017

See All Responsive Readings related to Reproductive Justice: Return to Reproductive Justice Page Return to Worship Resources Worship Resources for Healthcare Prayer Loving and caring God, you desire that all human beings flourish and thrive. We pray today for the leaders and lawmakers in the United States as they make decisions about healthcare that will […]

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Prayers Related to Reproductive Justice

August 31, 2017

See all Prayers related to Reproductive Justice: Return to Reproductive Justice Page Return to Worship Resources Worship Resources for Healthcare Prayer Loving and caring God, you desire that all human beings flourish and thrive. We pray today for the leaders and lawmakers in the United States as they make decisions about healthcare that will affect […]

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Worship Resources for Healthcare

August 17, 2017

Prayer Loving and caring God, you desire that all human beings flourish and thrive. We pray today for the leaders and lawmakers in the United States as they make decisions about healthcare that will affect millions of people. Inspire them to seek the common good, looking past ideologies and parties. We pray for vulnerable people […]

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People of Faith Stand with Planned Parenthood

August 14, 2017

Spring 2017

We know that stripping access to health care from millions of people is both immoral and hypocritical, yet that is what politicians are trying to do. In the Spring of 2017, we Congress know that people of faith support Planned Parenthood.

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Nearly 1,000 People of Faith and Religious Leaders Urge Senators to Protect Comprehensive, Affordable Health Care

July 26, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2017 CONTACT: Drew Konow | konow@religiousinstitute.org | 225-270-1936 Nearly 1,000 People of Faith and Religious Leaders Urge Senators to Protect Comprehensive, Affordable Health Care Hundreds of People of Faith Express Support for ACA, Medicaid Expansion, and Planned Parenthood; Hand Deliver Statement to Key Legislative Leaders as Clergy Gather at U.S. […]

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People of Faith Take Action to Protect Health Care

July 26, 2017

As a person of faith, I believe that access to comprehensive and affordable health care is both a right and a moral imperative. My faith teaches me to care for those in need, consider the welfare of all people, and side with those who are poor, marginalized, and vulnerable. Denying health care to millions of […]

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