Christians are called to many different vocations besides the vocation of disciple and believer. We are also called to be spouses, parents, employers, employees and neighbors. One of our important vocations is that of citizen. On this page we will provide information that will help you carry out the vocation of citizen. We encourage all our members to be informed about our world, nation and state; to pray for leaders and citizens; and, as much as possible, to influence the world, nation and state toward that which is good and just that we might...
"...lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence. For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth" (1 Timothy 2:2-4).
1. This past December the District of Columbia (Washington D.C.) adopted a “Death with Dignity Act” which would make doctor-prescribed suicide legal. Read more about this online at the Illinois Family Institute and The Washington Times.
2. There was a national day of protest of Planned Parenthood on February 11th. Efforts are underway in the the congress to defund Planned Parenthood. Read more online at www.protestpp.com.
3. Illinois is considering a major increase in gambling licenses and locations. Go to www.ilga.gov and search for bill number SB0007 to read the full text.
Contact Information for
Our Political Leaders
Illinois State Senator Bill Haine (District 56) www.senatorhaine Ph. 217-782-5247 Fax 217-782-8287
Illinois Representative Dan Beiser (District 111)www.representativebeiser.com Ph. 217-782-5996 Fax 217-558-0493
Illinois Representative Katie Stuart (District 112) No website yet. Ph. 217-782-5951
US Congressional Representative Rodney Davis (District 12) www.rodneydavis.house.gov Ph. 202-225-2371 Fax 202225-0791
US Congressional Representative Mike Bost (District 12) www.bost.house.gov
Ph. 202-225-5661 Fax 202-225-0285
US Congressional Representative John Shimkus (District 15) www.shimkus.house.gov Ph. 202-225-5271 Fax 202-225-5880
US Senator Richard Durbin www.durbin.senate.gov Ph. 202-224-2152 Fax 202-228-0400
US Senator Tammy Duckworth www.duckworth.senate.gov Ph. 202-224-2854 Fax 202-228-0618