Sunday, September 2nd – Social Justice Sunday
- Ministers across the nation are asked to preach sermons related to social justice and the “Call to Conscience” (suggested music, scriptures, litany’s will be provided).
- Press Release will go out announcing “Social Justice Sunday Every Sunday from September 9th to November 4th, ministers, lay leaders will provide for voter registration, and remind of upcoming election.
- Dependent upon each state, churches will organize for early voting, particularly for seniors.
Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
(Reid Temple AME Church, Glenn Dale, MD)
9AM – 12Noon: Strategic Planning Session
- a. Evangelical Christians – Conscientious Christians
- b. Living Our Faith and Beliefs in a secular world
- c. Explination of Issues "Let your conscience be your guide" - "Standing on the Word"
12:30PM – 2PM: Lunch
2PM – 3:30PM: Strategic Planning Session Continues
- d. Mid-Term Elections - National and State Implications
Registration, Education, Mobilization, Early Voting, Organization
6:30PM: Transportation returns to hotel at 3:30 PM and leaves for Reid Temple
7PM – Worship – Reid Temple AME Church, Glenn Dale, MD.
Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, Pastor, Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, Mt. Vernon, NY Chairman, Conference of National Black Churches
Thursday, September 6th, 2018
8AM : Transportation leaves for Lafayette Park, Washington DC
9AM : Gather at Lafayette Park
10AM : "Call to Conscience" Rally, Lafayette Park
12Noon: "Call to Conscience" Rally ends
Leave to Return Home
12:30PM: Lunch - Bishops, Denominational Leaders, Special Guest
Metropolitan AME Church,
1518 M Street
2PM : Press Conference - Metropolitan AME Church
3:30PM : Leaders meet with Congressional Leaders at US Capitol
Sunday, November 4th– Voters to the Polls Sunday
- Ministers will preach or urge their congregants to vote on November 6th
A block of rooms has been set aside at the following hotels in the name of “AME September.” To receive the special rate reservations must be made by August 25th. The block of rooms originally at the Marriott is full and is being increased this morning.