Transform Your Church
Is abortion a divisive issue in your church?
It doesn’t have to be!
Abortion needn’t be a divisive issue in your church. New evidence reveals that most (not all) abortions are unwanted or coerced. Some are forced. Many among us are still at risk or already hurt. Share new evidence with your church leaders. Ask your pastor to preach about this issue. Open doors to help, unity, hope and restoration.
Discussions about abortion are often strident and polarizing. Some pastors find preaching on abortion difficult because they fear angering or dividing their congregations. Others avoid the issue because they believe it is mostly a political concern. Pro-lifers are often frustrated at the perceived lack of leadership on this issue, and concerned that silence can leave those facing crisis pregnancies more vulnerable to abortion, especially coerced and unwanted abortions.
Women, men and families who have been directly or indirectly involved in abortion often feel unable to speak about it, expecting either dismissal or condemnation from others. They may have been hurt by thoughtless remarks or media rhetoric that only added to their pain. As a result, many sit in the pews feeling silenced and alone — or end up leaving the church altogether.
It doesn’t have to be this way!
Join The Church Awareness Project
You can help your pastor, church leaders and others in your faith community (including yourself) learn how to break through these obstacles and foster a community that is both pro-woman and pro-life.
How? It starts with educating yourself and your church leaders.
Learn how you can raise awareness of unwanted abortions and other abortion-related risks. Turn your church into a place of support, compassion and respect for the dignity of both women and unborn children. Learn how your church can foster healing for women, men and families who have been hurt by abortion.
Sign up to be a part of the Church Awareness Project and receive free educational materials, resources for your church and more. Take part in special upcoming awareness event to mobilize our churches on this issue. Share these materials with your pastor, church and ministry leaders, and others at your place of worship.
You can start by getting our Church Leader’s Kit for yourself or to share with you pastor, church and ministry leaders and others in your faith community (will send you the kit when you sign up for the Church Awareness Project).
The kit includes a copy of our guide for pastors – The Jericho Plan: Breaking Down the Walls Which Prevent Post-Abortion Healing — and additional educational material, along with an explanatory letter.
The Church Leader’s Kit will:
- Raise awareness that most abortions are unwanted or coerced, and educate your religious leaders about this issue and the other injustices and risks faced by those undergoing abortions
- Help your pastor or religious leaders learn to talk about abortion in unifying, truthful and compassionate way that is both pro-woman and pro-life
- Help your church or place of worship become a more welcoming, compassionate and healing place for women and men who are hurting or traumatized by abortion.
- Learn how to help members of your church become advocates for both women and their unborn children.
People like you can help transform our churches.
We need people like you to share this information with your pastor and faith community.
You can do this by joining the Church Awareness Project, and encouraging your pastor, church and ministry leaders, and others at your place of worship to do so as well. You will receive free educational materials and resources that your church can use, and a chance to be a part of an upcoming awareness event to mobilize our churches. Be sure to ask your pastor, church leaders and others you know to sign up too!
To sign up, simply fill out the form at the right. You will receive an email with instructions about how to download the Church Leader’s Kit and other ways to be a part of the Church Awareness Project.
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