Politics

Churches team up to soothe election fever

  • Bishop Lloyd Duncan organised service. Photo by Mark Tatem

An event taking place this weekend will look to provide some serenity to Bermudians in the current political climate.

The brainchild of Bishop Lloyd Duncan, the event will be held at the Greater Heritage Worship Centre on Sunday evening. The Right Reverend Nicholas Dill, Bishop of Bermuda; Bishop Vernon G. Lambe and Dr Stanley James will also be involved. Mr Duncan, who felt motivated a few weeks ago to put together the event, said: “I’ve never witnessed this level of polarisation,” he said of the current political climate.

“I just thought maybe as a church leader, the best thing I can offer the community is prayer.”

Mr Duncan said he hoped the event would be a “trade-off” for participants.

“If they come in discouraged or down, they would leave uplifted and upbeat,” he said of his aspiration.

The event, which is open to all, begins at 6.30pm.

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