In her opening prayer at the Jefferson City NAACP Prayer Breakfast in January, the Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould, executive director of Missouri Faith Voices, prayed for those who “have been raised and dined on the politics and religion of respectability,” at the Jefferson City NAACP Prayer Breakfast, as reported by the Fulton Sun. The event offered an opportunity to both honor the work of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and create a moment for communities to pray for those impacted by the Capitol insurrection. “We pray that we stop ignoring the chaos because it has not reached our end of the community,” she said. “And we work until all of God’s children can have equitable communities. May we remember and respond — not just on this day, but in the days ahead — with prophetic action to, in the words of Dr. King, injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere,” Gould said. Click here to read more.
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