The Circle of Protection is composed of more than 65 heads of denominations, relief and development agencies, and other Christian organizations. Since its formation, more than 5,000 other pastors and church leaders have signed on to our principles.
We protect vital programs for people in or near poverty in the United States and around the world. We are committed to resisting budget cuts that undermine the lives, dignity, and rights of poor and vulnerable people.
We do this by actively advocating on behalf of hungry and poor people – whether meeting with our members of Congress, praying, fasting, or telling their stories.
Sign the Circle of Protection Principles
Yes, I believe that as Jesus mandated, we should care for “the least of these.”
Share Your Story
How have the budget cuts affected you, your family, your friends, or members of your faith community?