Borough Opens Sign Ups For Invocation

first_imgFacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly voted to broaden the scope of eligible invocation providers to better reflect the diversity of beliefs in the borough, and according to Assembly President Wayne Ogle that starts now. The borough has been wrestling with the invocation policy since August 2016 when an invocation invoking the name of Satan was given during an assembly meeting. Assemblywoman Kelly Cooper: “We’re supposed to understand what other people believe and be mindful of what they believe, just like we expect them to me mindful of our beliefs.”  Ogle: “We have 12 assigned invocation spots throughout the year and we have eight that remain to be assigned. Those spots are open.”center_img Residents who are interested can sign up for invocations through the borough clerk. and according to Ogle will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis. The resolution to amend the invocation policy passed in a 7-2 vote at the assembly meeting on November 20.last_img read more

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