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Standing up to religious discrimination.
"I took a personal risk by sharing a prayer written by a Muslim constituent in the Iowa Senate." Read Sarah Trone Garriott's story.
Iowa Legislature must act to feed the hungry
We call on the Iowa Legislature and Gov. Kim Reynolds to act swiftly in January to provide immediate additional resources to help Iowans struggling with hunger. We propose using the state’s ending balance...to provide $30 million or more in immediate supplemental food assistance for Iowans.
Iowa pastor says running for office is a test of faith
"(Faith) pushes us in ways that are not always comfortable, which means sacrificing yourself and caring for people that you wouldn't want to care for normally, like loving your neighbor or loving your enemies," said the Rev. Sarah Trone Garriott.
Religious liberals want to change what it means to be a Christian voter
"Progressive Christians will be the first to admit that, under Trump, they’re still figuring out how to mobilize politically. But that kind of challenge doesn’t seem insurmountable to people predisposed — through natural optimism, or belief in a higher power, or a combination of both — to see the glass as half full."
For those who are awake to the reality of this world’s brokenness…
A provocative and powerful collection of sermons from diverse pastors across America. Hear the brave and urgent voice of Christians calling for radical change rooted in love, solidarity, and justice.
Live with Las Macheteras
Entrevistando a Sarah Trone Garriott quien se está postulando para Senadora estatal.
(An interview with Sarah Trone Garriott who is running for state Senator.)
Like Micah: Faith and Politics
Pastor Debbie Griffin speaks with Rev. Sarah Trone Garriott, an ELCA Lutheran Pastor who does interfaith work with the largest food pantry network in Des Moines.
Join us as they discuss the intersection of faith and politics as Sarah shares how she was moved to run for office.