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DebbieM

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Review for Capitol Commission Inc, Raleigh, NC, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Having known of Capitol Commission for several years, I would like to commend this nonprofit for the work they are doing in state capitols across the nation. The pressures and temptations of those in various leadership positions,as well as of their families, are immense. Capitol Commission chaplains come along side leaders to give spiritual support and encouragement. I have met many leaders who have been served by CC chaplains, and they are quite grateful for the chaplains' efforts in a culture of trust and confidentiality in this often lonely environment of public service. Having met many of those who serve in Capitol Commission, I am impressed by their integrity, knowledge and wisdom. I volunteer with the Indiana chaplain, however I have access to social media that serves leaders nationwide. These leaders state they are always grateful for any prayers and support they and their families receive. With very high respect for this nonprofit, I believe that the results of Capitol Commission's efforts will be evident for many generations to come.

Role:  Volunteer

Review for Capitol Commission Inc, Raleigh, NC, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

For many years, an Indiana legislator was our neighbor, and we enjoyed getting to know him and his wife as we helped with campaigns for the past 14 years. While in high school our oldest son served as a personal intern for another legislator during two legislative sessions at the Indiana Statehouse. As a family we took an active interest in state government and became acquainted with even more legislators and helped with various other campaigns. Instead of being intimidated by those in authority, we discovered that they are real people with many of the same challenges that we all face. Those in leadership often face additional pressures both professionally and personally from being in public positions. Capitol Commission chaplains provide a tremendous ministry to elected officials as they build a culture of trust, care, and confidentiality. We have seen Capitol Commission's work close-up in the ministry of Rev. Matthew Barnes at the Indiana Statehouse. Capitol Commission state directors/chaplains do invaluable nonpartisan work by being available and "on call" for leaders daily and in times of joy and sorrow. Capitol Commission directors have a special ministry to carry out the mandate of 1Timothy 2 both in prayer and in service to elected leaders locally and nationwide. They are becoming a very positive and visible ministry which calls our nation to serve and pray for elected officials.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

Role:  Volunteer