Mission

The Pro-Life Union of Greater Philadelphia affirms the sanctity of life through leadership, service to those making the choice for life, and witness to a culture of love.

 

Belief Statements

Our beliefs, expressed through the work of our member organizations, are incarnated in a variety of ways: in the context of the family and through service to those who are in need of help as they make the choice for life; through sharing by way of education and outreach; and through Culture of Life attitudes toward public policy at the local, state and federal level.

  1. We believe that through the grace of Almighty God and through our good stewardship our culture will be transformed and so we serve in a spirit of hope.

  2. We believe in the sanctity of all human life, from the moment of conception until the moment of natural death.

  3. We believe that there is a need for prophetic voices within the institutions of our area and in the community at large, voices that speak the truth with love on behalf of marriage, family, and the rights of children.

  4. We believe that it is essential for those who take up the work of the pro-life movement to remain united in our vision and strategy so that our mission is realized in every generation and that we treat all people with honor and respect.

  5. We believe that building strategic relationships with leaders in government, religious institutions, community organizations and the business community is essential to our mission.

Your support of the Pro-Life Union enables us to support initiatives and member organizations active across our areas of activity in alternatives, education and outreach, and public policy.

 

Alternatives

The Pro-life Union assists those in need as they make the choice for life. We manage a 24 hour Pregnancy Hotline for the reater Philadelphia area. We encounter mothers who are considering abortion, through our hotline and sidewalk counseling efforts at abortion facilities, and offer emotional and material support so they are empowered to choose life. The Pro-Life Union is committed to financially supporting the area’s Alternative Network including monthly contributions to Our Lady’s House and Guiding Star Ministries.

 

Education & Outreach

We share the pro-life message with others by publishing a monthly newsletter, brochures and through our website. We maintain, organize and publish a listing of the area’s alternatives to abortion network. Our members are encouraged to pray and fast in defense of life and witness outside of the area’s abortion facilities. We sponsor public events to raise awareness about abortion and human dignity. Our Memorial Cross Program continues to reach the community as a reminder of the reality of abortion. The Pro-Life Union is honored to host the annual Stand Up for Life Dinner which is the largest pro-life event in our area.

 

Public Affairs

We believe that building strategic relationships with leaders in government, religious institutions, community organizations and the business community is essential to building a Culture of Life. We advocate for the unborn and their mothers on a local and statewide level. Our efforts have centered on encouraging public officials to enforce legislation so that women and children are protected from the abortion industry. We are fortunate to partner with local pro-life groups.


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