Be a blessing
. . . is not just about the annual offering to distribute the Religious Liberty magazine. In the United States we are favored with many freedoms that are not found in other countries. Seventh-day Adventists hold these freedoms dear. Because of this, it is important to let our elected officials know how we feel about the issues that face our country at this time. As a people, Adventists believe in the separation of church and state, and we must strive to protect it. We do this by studying any of the more than 5,000 bills introduced each session in Illinois that are pertinent to us. While some bills on the surface may look good for society, we need to consider the end result. Until the Lord returns, we need to continue to work toward protecting our religious freedoms.
This section of the Illinois Conference web site will provide tools church members can use in beginning the process necessary to resolve those issues. There are tools and resources of the Seventh-day Adventist Church to resolve the issues as follows:
Please do not hesitate to be in touch with the Religious Liberty director of the Lake Union Conference for additional information and counsel regarding these issues.
Vernon Alger, Director
Lake Union Conference
PO Box C
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
for more information.