Discipleship in a Democracy

Social Message on Government and Civic Engagement in the United States: Discipleship in a Democracy

Assessing Government As We Vote
As ELCA Christians, we are encouraged to assess the performance of government by asking “is the neighbor being served?” and by considering 14 guidelines for good government including unrestricted participation, neighborly service to strangers and adequate regulation. Read more from the ELCA Social Message Government and Civic Engagement in the United States: Discipleship in a Democracy.”
 
We also now have a 2 page visual summary of the social message on our website: 
This 2 page summary of the social message has been prepared by Rev. Barb Streed, Assistant to the Bishop of the SE MN Synod of the ELCA.
 
This page below also includes guidance about voting in Winneshiek County during the pandemic.