Weekly Prayer Update
VOTE SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 28th On The Misnamed ‘Respect For Marriage Act’
November 28, 2022

“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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VOTE SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 28th On The Misnamed ‘Respect For Marriage Act’

Lawmakers and faith-based groups have several concerns about the Respect for Marriage Act, legislation that would codify same-sex marriage into federal law. Concerns include that the bill doesn’t have adequate protections for religious liberty. Also, it would “repeal several provisions of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) – the 1996 law that received bipartisan support, including from then U.S. Sen. Joe Biden and U.S. Rep. Chuck Schumer, D-NY, and from Democratic President Bill Clinton, who signed it.” Senator James Lankford (R-OK) took to the Senate floor to share his opposition to the Respect for Marriage Act, which he believes will lead to the violation of Americans’ religious liberty and their constitutional freedom to live their faith. Learn more.

Today, the Senate will debate several amendments, include religious liberty-related amendments. They need 60 votes to proceed. Today, the Senate will debate several amendments, include religious liberty-related amendments. They need 60 votes to proceed. Pray for an outcome that favors faith and religious freedom.

Continued Prayer And Fasting For The Election – 2 Chron. 7:14

Still congressional races remain uncalled. Also, the Georgia senate race is extremely important. The runoff is scheduled for December 6th. 

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

Greece: Soccer Star To Appeal Prison Sentence For Saying ‘God Created Adam And Eve’

Mozambique: Islamic State Mozambique Demands Christians, Jews Convert Or Pay Jizya In Social Media Threat

Pakistan: 200 Pakistani Christians Left Homeless After Authorities Bulldoze Their Homes Without Warning

UK: UK Drops Street Preacher’s Hate Speech Charges After Saying Parts Of Bible ‘No Longer Appropriate’

UK: Woman Praying Outside Bournemouth Buffer Zone Says She Was Told By Council To Move Away

UK: Marie Curie Apologizes After Christian Chaplain Told To Remove Cross

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

CO: Jack Phillips Back In Court Again Fighting Ruling Over Gender Transition Cake

CO: ‘Deeply Held Beliefs’: Colorado Designer Before Supreme Court Says She Cannot Create For All Messages

NY: Faith-Based New York Adoption Agency Prevails In Religious Freedom Case, But The State Won’t Let Up

SC: Governor Fights Back Against ACLU’s Attempt To Shut Down Faith-based Foster Care Agencies

WY: Settlement Allows Wyoming Rescue Mission to Hire Based On Religion

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.