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Election Packet for Presbyterians Published

Date 22 May 1996 15:14:35

16 May 1996 
96176      Election Packet for Presbyterians Published 
                      by Jerry L. Van Marter 
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Seven Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) agencies have joined to 
produce a 1996 election packet titled "Christian and Citizen." 
     Designed for congregational study and action, the packet includes a 
three-part booklet that contains a theological reflection by the Rev. 
Donald Shriver Jr. of Union Theological Seminary in New York called "A Call 
to Citizenship," an issues section titled "Current Issues: The Public 
Agenda in American Politics" that outlines General Assembly policy on 
certain public issues and a study guide to the materials for adult church 
school classes. 
     The packet also includes a promotional poster, bulletin inserts, 
worship resources, a sample letter to the editor, voter registration 
information and rules for nonpartisan voter registration and education, 
suggestions for running for public office, "Guidelines for Presbyterians 
During Times of Disagreement" and a list of additional resources. 
     "Christian and Citizen" was produced by the Advisory Committee on 
Social Witness Policy, the Presbyterian Hunger Program, the Presbyterian 
Peacemaking Program, the Racial Justice office, the Social Justice office, 
the Presbyterian Washington Office and the Women's Advocacy Program. 
     The packet can be ordered from Presbyterian Distribution Service at 
(800) 524-2612.  The product number is PDS#74360-96-315. 

For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
  Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
  phone 502-569-5504            fax 502-569-8073  
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