A protest on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. The first of "5 Sundays to End Genocide in Darfur."

"Budgest are moral documents," said Rev. Brian McLaren. In pointing out the duty of religious folk to take care of their neighbors, he noted that "our division is distracting us." By spending too much time arguing about blue v. red/Democrat v. Republican/etc., Christians are overlooking the deaths of hundreds of thousands. "Consider the irony," he noted, "of us singing God Bless America. As if we need more blessings..."

Next week's meeting is at the Capitol Reflecting Pool at 1.

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