Weekly Prayer Update
Landmark Wins For Religious Freedom
July 3, 2023

“The First Amendment right of free speech and right to practice any faith, or no faith, are foundational American values that must extend to everyone…” – Member of the Congressional Prayer Caucus

National Praise And Prayer Points

Federal Legislation: Let’s pray the filibuster stays intact as is and that the senate is a firewall against all bills and language – all efforts – to undermine our Constitutional Republic, Judeo-Christian Heritage, and First Amendment Rights.

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‘A Win For All Americans’: Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Christian Web Designer

‘Landmark’ Win: Supreme Court Sides With Christian Postal Worker Who Refused To Work Sundays

Google Drops Concerning Event Sponsorship Amid Petition From Christian Employees

This Summer, There Will Be A Remarkable Change In The Leadership Of Our Nation’s Military, With Four Of Five Service Chiefs Changing Out, In Addition To The Chairman. Prayers For Honorable Leaders Who Will Encourage Religious Freedom

These 51 Big Businesses Are Coercing Or Forcing Americans To Abandon Their Deeply Held Beliefs.

Congress Reintroduces Discriminatory, Deceptively Named ‘Equality Act’

Prayers For The Members Of The 118th Congress

Prayer For Nomination Process In Admin And Judicial System

Ongoing: Biden Calls On Congress To Advance The ‘Equal Rights Amendment’

Recently, Biden announced a Resolution on the ERA and called on Congress to take action. On March 17, 2021, the House passed H. J. Res. 17 to remove the deadline for the ratification of the ERA. A companion resolution (S. J. Res. 1) awaits further action in the Senate Judiciary Committee. There’s many concerns about the future of conscience and religious freedom, should this Constitutional Amendment advance federally or at the state level. 

International Praise And Prayer Points

‘A Growing Culture Of Impunity’: NGO Highlights Disturbing Trend In Global Religious Persecution

Nigeria: More Than 150 Christians Killed In Plateau State, Nigeria

UK: Yorkshire Building Society Accused Of Bullying After Closing Church Leader’s Bank Account After Expressing Concerns

UK: 8,000 School Children Take Part In ‘Praise Party’

State Praise And Prayer Points

Religious Liberty Legislation: Continue praying consistently and fervently for the successful passage of legislation that effectively protects our Judeo-Christian heritage and First Amendment Rights. Also, pray that bills and resolutions that undermine our Rights will be unsuccessful.

The CPCF legal team has researched best practices legislation and provided talking points on various religious freedom topics to assist legislators. View a model school invocation policy

AR: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Says She’s Not Removing Kids’ Sidewalk Chalk Cross At Governor’s Mansion

CA: Teacher Explains Exactly Why She’s Suing Over Alleged School Policy

CO: UPDATE: Jack Phillips Appeals Cake Case To Colorado Supreme Court

MI: Michigan’s House of Representatives Passes Legislation That Would Criminalize Hurting Someone’s Feelings, Posing Serious Threat To First Amendment Rights

MN: A New Minnesota Law That Creates ‘Thoughtcrime’ Database Poses Serious Threat To Religious Freedom, Goes Into Effect Soon. Lawmaker Warned The Public…

OR: Supreme Court Vacates Ruling Against Christian Bakers Punished For Adhering To Their Convictions

Prayer For The Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation, The American Prayer Caucus Network, And The National Strategic Center

The CPCF helps build and support a nationwide network of nearly 1,000 federal and state elected leaders who are standing for faith and impacting the culture. Please join us in praying daily for them, their families, and staff.

Each week Congress is in session, members of Congressional Prayer Caucus meet before votes to pray in Room 219 of the U.S. Capitol. Please pray for the CPC to continue to grow and be increasingly effective for generations to come. 

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Bipartisan Prayer For Government

Pray For Our President And All Those In Authority  Include: Judicial Branch, Legislative Branch, Executive Branch, All Agencies, Military, First Responders, Faith Leaders, Etc.

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Prayer For Anti-Faith Groups

Freedom From Religion Foundation
American Civil Liberties Union
American Humanists Association
American Atheists
Secular Coalition for America
Military Religious Freedom Foundation
Southern Poverty Law Center

For more information about this prayer initiative, contact Summer, V.P. of Legislative Affairs and Prayer Outreach for the Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation.