Churches are wrestling with how to live out their faith in an increasingly divided American culture. Research indicates that partisan politics is affecting congregations in how we interact, worship, and fellowship with each other; how clergy preach their sermons; and how (or if) we engage in the public square. In American society where the institutions of church and state remain separate, the reality that political discourse impacts religious communities cannot be denied. People bring their whole lives – good, bad, and troubled – to their church.
In this forum, we will come together to deliberate the question: “What should the church do to help congregants navigate the current state of political discourse in America?”
Join fellow Candler students, faculty, and staff for an online or in-person forum on November 7, Election Day.
The in-person forum will be 9:30–11:30 a.m. and the online forum will be 6:00–8:00 p.m. ET.
Space is limited, so please register here for either forum by October 31.