WASHINGTON, D.C. — Family Research Council and FRC Action today announced the inaugural Pray Vote Stand Summit, replacing FRC Action’s previous flagship event, the Values Voter Summit. For the past 15 years, FRC and FRCA held the annual Values Voter Summit which served as a forum to help inform and mobilize citizens across America to preserve our nation’s bedrock values.
The Pray Vote Stand Summit builds on the groundwork laid by the Values Voter Summit and will address issues such as protecting the unborn, the importance of the nuclear family, domestic and international religious liberty, developments in our nation’s education system, and others. The summit will be held at Cornerstone Chapel in Leesburg, Virginia from October 6-8.
Family Research Council and FRC Action president Tony Perkins commented:
“Pray. Vote. Stand. These three verbs serve as both points of action and reflection for Christians in our time. The challenges in our culture make clear the need for us to pray for our nation, to consistently vote our biblical values and to stand uncompromisingly for the truth. Toward this end, Family Research Council and FRC Action are holding the first-ever Pray Vote Stand Summit in 2021.
“The assaults on faith, family, and freedom have never been more pronounced and severe. From pronoun police, to indoctrination in our classrooms, to the lockdowns of our churches, to the vaccine mandate in the workplace, the core values and ideals that birthed America are at risk of being overrun by political and cultural Leftists.
“We recognize that while we contend for these ideals in the political arena, the hope for America is not going to be found in political elections. Politics is downstream from the culture and the culture is downstream from the church. The PVS Summit is focused on equipping and encouraging Christians to live out their faith with boldness and courage in such a way that it impacts EVERY aspect of our society,” concluded Perkins.
WHAT: Inaugural Pray Vote Stand Summit
WHEN: October 6-8, 2021
WHO: Confirmed speakers updated daily at prayvotestand.org/speakers
WHERE: In-person at Cornerstone Chapel (650 Battlefield Parkway SE, Leesburg, VA 20175) and online at prayvotestand.org/summit.
SOURCE Family Research Council
PHOTO: Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council. CREDIT: Gage Skidmore