Values Voters, Pastors' Summit, Gala, and the Heritage Seminar & Tour
If you are concerned about the direction of
Those steps are listed below, followed by an invitation to participate in five events that can help carry us toward that goal. Contact the Forum as noted below for reservations, where required.
The Five-Step Strategic Plan:
Remembrance: We must know where we came from in order to know who we are and where we are going. We have a rich Judeo-Christian heritage in
Revival: Just as the two Great Awakenings in the 18th and 19th centuries were spiritual events that stirred Americans toward freedom from British tyranny and from the shackles of slavery, so we too must have a spiritual revival that returns us to our Godly heritage.
Renewal: With our hearts revived, a moral renewal will inevitably follow throughout our culture to protect the unborn from the moment of conception, to strengthen the institution of marriage, and to safeguard our freedoms. (Go to www.manhattandeclaration.org for details.)
Restoration: As George Washington emphasized in his Farewell Address, religion and morality are indispensable supports for our political prosperity. Therefore, by working with our pastors and legislators, we can help rebuild
An Invitation to Five Events:
Fri. – Sun., Sept. 17-19
(Values Voter Summit): Register now for the annual Values Voter Summit hosted by the Family Research Council in Washingon. Join with hundreds of values voters from across America to hear outstanding speakers like Cong. Michelle Bachman, Jim DeMint, and Mike Pence; Sen. Rich Santorum; Gov. Bob McDonnnell and Mike Huckabee; Bill Bennett; Gary Bauer-- and many others. For details and reservations, call I-877-372-2808 or go to www.valuesvotersummit.org.
Mon., Sept. 20
(For Valley Pastors and Ministry Leaders): Please encourage your pastor(s) and other church leaders to join with 500 other pastors from across Virginia for the Family Foundation’s free Pastors’ Summit in Richmond from 9:00 to 3:00. Speakers include historian David Barton, Congressman Randy Forbes, and Bishop E.W. Jackson. Register at www.familyfoundation.org or call (804) 343-0010. Contact the Forum for bus reservations.
Saturday, Oct. 9:
Reserve now for the Family Foundation’s 25th anniversary Gala dinner in
Tuesdays, Oct. 19 - Dec. 21:
Join our 5th annual “
Saturday, Nov. 13:
Join the 5th annual “
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Finally, please remember the “In God We Trust” License Plate: We must have at least 350 pre-filed applications on hand in order get the General Assembly’s approval in January. Therefore, if you haven’t yet done so, send in your application along with a $10 check to the address shown at the top of the form – and encourage your friends and family to do the same. (Go to www.ingodwetrustva.webs.com to see the plate and to download the form.)
For reservations and additional information, contact us at (540) 438-8966 or by return e-mail.