Elections 2020: an unprecedented number of Protestant Christians running for local councils while representing various political forces
Therefore, the All-Ukrainian Council (association of religious and public organizations) is set to hold the Forum "Ukraine on the Eve of Elections".
According to the All-Ukrainian Council, participation in elections and further work of evangelical believers in local government bodies is crucial, because they, as deputies of local councils, will be able to do a lot to promote spiritual values in their cities, localities and regions, promote the activities of local religious communities, protect and affirm family values, expand assistance to socially vulnerable segments, work with young people, introduce programs on Christian ethics in educational institutions and prepare for married life based on Christian values.
The Forum "Ukraine on the Eve of Elections" will be attended by leaders of the Protestant Churches of Ukraine, members of the Council of Evangelical Protestant Churches of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Inter-Church Council, Coordinator of the All-Ukrainian Council, Christian candidates running for office.
The forum will be dedicated to the spiritual guidance of candidates for deputies of local councils in order to give them a guide and protect them from possible conflicts in inter-party relations, encourage them to work closely with their churches, encourage them to work and defend Christian values.
It is planned that the forum will end with a prayer for Christian candidates for deputies of local councils.
The All-Ukrainian Council is an association of religious and public organizations, as well as all concerned citizens around the Christian path of development of the Ukrainian state.
As RISU has previously reported, blogger Fr Oleksandr Dedyukhin announced that he is running for Poltava City Council deputy as part of the European Solidarity team.