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After Contentious Presidential Debate, Faith Leaders Respond to Bombastic Political Speech in 2016 Election

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September 26, 2016

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Michelle Nealy, mnealy@faithinpubliclife.org, 202-735-7123

After Contentious Presidential Debate, Faith Leaders Respond to Bombastic Political Speech in 2016 Election

New York, NY -- After a crucial and controversial presidential debate, a prominent group of New York clergy will hold a press conference at the Marriott Marquis to denounce the divisive and deceptive rhetoric that seeks to divide our country instead of addressing the issues that matter the most. Faith leaders will urge candidates for higher office to serve as moral role models and exhibit respect in their campaigns, governing, and speech.

What: Press conference

When:

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Where:

Marriott Marquis Hotel

Manhattan Ballroom, 8th Floor

1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036  

 

Who:

Rev. Ryan Phipps, Lead Pastor, Forefront Church, Manhattan

Rev. Derrick Harkins, Senior Vice-President for Innovations in Public Programming, Union Theological Seminary; past board member of National Association of Evangelicals

Rev. Chloe Breyer, Executive Director of Interfaith Center & Associate Priest at St. Philips Episcopal Church

Rev. Freeman Palmer, Associate Conference Minister, NY Conference UCC

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