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Pastor Roger Dennis Serves as House, Senate Chaplain

Sorry, you have not enough rights to view this image.Pastor Roger Dennis of St. John Lutheran Church in Russell was invited by Representative Troy L. Waymaster, R-Bunker Hill, and Senator Elaine Bowers, R-Concordia, to preside as the chaplain of the day Monday and address both chambers during their sessions in a moment of prayer.

Pastor Dennis told the House and Senate, "In a time where there are no easy answers to the challenges confronting this body, I pray. May people truly listen to each other, converse with each other, and cooperate with each other. Help all to realize it is not about them, but the people they serve. May this body meet the heavy responsibilities inherent with governance. Provide all with insightful and just deliberation marked with both good stewardship of resources and compassion. May these leaders recall Andrew Carnegie's counsel and I paraphrase, 'strong leaders know when to compromise and that all principles can be comprised for a greater principle.' Amen."

The Kansas House of Representatives meets daily in the House chamber at 11 AM and the Senate convenes for their daily session at 2:30 PM.

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