A coalition of religious groups is pushing to redefine faith in Colorado politics

We the (faithful) People: A coalition of religious groups is pushing to redefine faith in Colorado politics

Dr. Malcolm Newton, the president and founder of the Denver Institute of Urban Studies and Adult College, performed a poetic hymn to the interfaith community assembled for the Faithful Tuesdays event on Feb. 12, 2019, at the Colorado Capitol in Denver. (Marvin Anani, Special to The Colorado Sun)

“Right now, I think your average person says, ‘Oh, you’re religious? You must be conservative,” said Adrian Miller, executive director of the Colorado Council of Churches, who spoke at the launch of Faithful Tuesdays, a coalition of faith groups who are trying to push legislators to create moral policy and redefine the political voice of religion in Colorado. Jenn Fields has the story of why the groups, ranging from Catholic priests to Colorado Sikhs to Temple Emanuel and beyond, felt the call to make their voices known.

> Read the whole story, including the meaning of “praying with your feet,” here.

Dr. Malcolm Newton, the president and founder of the Denver Institute of Urban Studies and Adult College, performed a poetic hymn to the interfaith community assembled for the Faithful Tuesdays event on Feb. 12, 2019, at the Colorado Capitol in Denver. The group of people from diverse faith traditions has convened to try and influence lawmakers on certain social justice issues. (Marvin Anani, Special to The Colorado Sun)

We the (faithful) People: A coalition of religious groups is pushing to redefine faith in Colorado politics

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