Calif. church to stop praying for president by name, says ‘Trump’ is ‘literally a trauma trigger’

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Leaders of a California church have come to the decision to stop praying for the president of the United States by name, because they say “Donald Trump” is a “trauma trigger” for some parishioners.

Mike Kinman, the rector of All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, said in a Jan. 6 open letter that the church is removing the names of all leaders from its prayers as a compromise to fulfill their duties as Episcopalians while also protecting the “vulnerable among us in this hour.”

“As Episcopalians, we pray for our leaders. It’s one of those things we do,” Mr. Kinman wrote. “If you come to All Saints this Sunday, you’ll notice that we have removed the proper names from our prayers for those in authority. Whereas before we prayed for ‘Barack, our president,’ we are now praying for ‘our president, our president-elect, and all others in authority.’ This practice will continue for at least the near future.

“We are in a unique situation in my lifetime where we have a president elect whose name is literally a trauma trigger to some people — particularly women and people who, because of his words and actions, he represents an active danger to health and safety,” he wrote.

“We can agree that Jesus loves Donald Trump and that we all should pray for him,”

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I think k is time to leave them to themselves and let them scream, stomp their feet, and cry themselves to sleep! Like the spoiled brats they are.
I agree. This also goes to show the depth of their faith. We're supposed to be loving,caring, kind, FORGIVING,CHRISTIANS, I suppose that part was missed.

I agree 1000%.  

It's a pity we can't simply kick California out of the union, and take our tax$$$ with us!

This kind of crap pisses me off after eight years of undoubtedly the worst President  the United Stats of America has ever had and now that we have a man with strong patriotic values and a strong sense of what America needs to regain her rightful place as the worlds only truly free nation ! Grow up Snow Flakes!!!


you call your self a church but we all know you are complete total frauds and you are not fooling God either.

If I remember correctly, the Episcopal Church, is also the Church that decided to let lesbian women become pastors, so I question their "Christianity", or true Christian values.

Amen, brother!

Remember that we are living in the advanced age of liars and because of this we can no longer believe anyone who would call themselves "Christians" or that they are attending a "Christian Church". The title Church is just a building for the majority of people not refering to the body of Christ, believers make up the true Church!

These are not Christians.  They are Multicultural, Politically Correct, Muslims in denial.

Sounds like the end of the world to me.
I expect the world will soon stand still and the Donald will make the universe come crashing down from the sky.
God help us.

These leaders are not true Christians. When a so called church refuses to pray for those in authority, they are not true Christians. Too many so called churches called themselves a church. The true church is the Body of Christ, which is every person, individual has has committed their lives to Jesus Christ. It is not the physical building where they dwell. So let them not pray. That is the choice of those with hatred, bitterness and jealousies. True saints, believers of the Lord God, Jesus Christ pray and is praying for our President Elect Donald Trump. You don't want everybody praying for you anyway. Be careful who prays for you. We have a new President who is showing us who the real haters of America are and it is about time that we see the real true heart of those so called Americans who really are full of evil. I thank the Lord God for finally blessing us with a real strong man who has a real wife and family, who loves America and the American People. Thank you Lord.

A lot of truth in your post right there, Deana.





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Abraham’s resolution accuses Pelosi of a “vicious crusade” against President Donald Trump.

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“Nancy Pelosi’s vicious crusade against our lawfully-elected President is nothing more than a politically-motivated witch hunt and it must be stopped,” Abraham said in a statement obtained by Fox News. “She has disgraced the people’s House and weaponized the Speaker’s gavel for her party’s political gain.”

“House Democrats spent nearly three years obsessed with election meddling only to dwarf any such efforts with their own deceitful plan to nullify the 2016 election and prevent President Trump from winning in 2020,” the statement continued. “I have introduced a resolution calling for her to be expelled from the House and for the Speaker’s Office to be vacated.”

The text of the resolution, which is most definitely not going to pass the Democrat-controlled House reads: “Resolved, That pursuant to Article 1, Section 5, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution, Representative Nancy Pelosi be, and she hereby is, expelled from the House of Representatives and the Office of the Speaker is declared to be vacant.”

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