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Last time I posed a question about prayer being said during the PTO meeting. Or just before it got down to business. Last week we had a letter come home stating a administrator went to China and visited with the poor, providing teaching instruction, for the summer. The letter asked parents to date money to assist in sponsoring a village to support their educational needs. I personally have no issue with helping out our global community but I was a little taken back by the "missions trip" propaganda. I guess my thought is you don't need Jesus to sell me on providing safe housing, food and education is a good thing. Why bring the church into it at a public school. So given the PTO prayer and requesting $25 now or pay a few dollars each month - what would you do? It's honestly a turn off using God to sell good deeds or Jesus to inspire a successful meeting. I am seriously considering not donating. Simply because of how it is marketed. I can donate anywhere and I do quite a bit. I just don't feel the need to do it in the name of my God. I do it because it's just kind to do so.Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 8:49 PM on Sep. 25, 2013 in Religious Debate
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Answer by baconbits at 1:09 PM on Sep. 26, 2013
Make a donation to a Secular Humanist Charity and send a copy of the receipt to the school in lieu of a donation.
Answer by MamaK88 at 5:05 PM on Sep. 26, 2013