DENVER (AP) – More than two dozen Colorado state lawmakers are reviving a “prayer caucus” to meet during the legislative session to pray and talk about their faith.
All but two of the members are Republican. The caucus, announced Tuesday, includes members of the House and Senate.READ MORE: Xcel Energy Sets All-Time Record For Peak Energy Demand During Heat Wave
Some members of the Legislature already hold pre-session Bible studies, and “prayer caucus” meetings have met in previous years. Republican Sen. Scott Renfroe of Greeley is co-chairman of the new caucus and he envisions the new group adding to the Bible meetings, not replacing them.READ MORE: Auto Repair Students Help Denver Police Tackle Growing Catalytic Converter Theft Problem
Renfroe says it has not yet been determined how often the prayer caucus will meet next session. He says it is important for lawmakers to take some time to reflect on their faiths.MORE NEWS: Woman Dies After Falling 40 Feet At Climbing Gym In Fort Collins
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