Fighting against what we see as a moral crisis in this country, we know that our faith cannot be invested only in turning the hearts of politicians. We are reaching out to the community of faith.

We are not the only ones who see why this is a faith issue. Julie Peeples, a Greensboro-based minister in the United Church of Christ, wrote an open letter to Obama about immigration in which she mentions the DREAM Act. It was published on the God’s Politics blog for Sojourners Magazine.

Peeples is active with the NC Council of Churches and FaithAction International House, a faith-based organization that advocates for human rights. We attended one of their talks in Greensboro, led by Reverend Mark Sills (read about that visit here.