Guidelines for Giving Invocation at Town Council Meetings

Citizens of the Town of Oak Ridge interested in providing an invocation at the Town Council meetings may apply to deliver an opening prayer (a) pursuant to guidelines consistent with the Supreme Court decisions through Town of Greece and (b) directed at and for the benefit of the legislators (Council members) and the legislative process (Council members and all who come before it to participate in local self-government in Oak Ridge). 

A summary of the Supreme Court decision can be found by clicking on the link below, and it provides the court’s guidelines.

Those interested in giving the invocation at a Council meeting should contact the Town Clerk at or (336) 644-7009.