Go Social for Spirit Day

#spiritday 2014: faith partners

         

How to get involved in #SpiritDay

  • Ask your church, synagogue, mosque, worship center, or meeting space to wear purple on Thursday, October 16th
  • Turn your website purple
  • Make your Twitter and Facebook profile pics purple!
  • Partner for Spirit Day!

Look who participated in 2013:

  

 

Faith partners that participated in #SpiritDay 2013:

 

Worship:

  • Deck your worship space out in purple for the week – Banners!
  • Invite everyone to wear purple and snap a photo
  • Encourage a message about anti-bullying
  • Plan worship themed about anti-bullying
  • Sing songs reflecting Spirit Day. Suggestions are below

Youth Group:

Community:

  • Encourage congregation members to wear purple on October 17th and at a worship service before to October 17th. Take a photo!
  • Announce Spirit Day on your congregation’s marquis or exterior sign
  • Invite congregation members to take the Spirit Day Pledge. Use your congregational newsletter, or set up lap top computers after worship for people to go to GLAAD’s Spirit Day Page
  • Change your congregational web site purple
  • Take steps to make your congregation actively welcoming of LGBT people. Kulanu: A New Guide for Congregations has wonderful suggestions
  • Bring your place of worship to visit with school officials and government leaders to offer support for safe schools
  • Write an opinion piece/letter to the editor, explaining why you and your place of worship are participating in Spirit Day

Good Ideas:

presenting partners: 

official partners: 

Go purple for Spirit Day: