Welcome . Faithful Budget webinar . Faithful Budget Campaign All our faith traditions place people who are impoverished and marginalized at the forefront of concern.Â The current fiscal debates â€“ at their heart â€“ are a struggle for the soul of our nation and its moral conscience .
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All our faith traditions place people who are impoverished and marginalized at the forefront of concern. The current fiscal debates – at their heart – are a struggle for the soul of our nation and its moral conscience.
We grieve at the soaring gap between rich and poor; faith and fairness require that we preserve and strengthen vital lifelines for people who are struggling to overcome hardship and poverty in the US and abroad. The faithful way forward to fiscal health calls for a focus on job creation, revenue increases, a shared commitment to the common good, and cuts in unnecessary military spending.Doug Grace
Director, Office of Public Policy and AdvocacyAmerican Friends Service CommitteeAura Kanegis
This Fall, join with faith communities across the country who will unite to pray and ask Congress for a just and compassionate federal budget; a “faithful budget.”
"Tax increases, I think, are off the table," Boehner said.CNN Money
Every $1 of SNAP benefits generates $1.73‐$1.79 in economic growth.
Civil Disobedience in the Capitol
Religious Leaders pray for vulnerable people in the Capitol Rotunda prior to being arrested during the budget debate.
Faithful budget prayer vigils each Tuesday at 12:30 Eastern. Join us, whether in body or in spirit. (Next to the nation’s Capitol on the lawn of the United Methodist Church Building.)
Organize a meeting with your Member of Congress As a constituent your views are important to Members of Congress. Schedule an appointment to let them know what you think. These resources will help you scheduleand carry out a meetingwith your Member of Congress.