Source: The State (S.C.)
On September 19, 2004 The State (S.C.) reported, "[The] new policy on religious diversity at Great Falls Town Council meetings was posted at [the] Town Hall before the Aug. 16 meeting: The invocation and its content do not represent the views or religious beliefs of the town of Great Falls. The town of Great Falls believes in the freedom of religion and welcomes into its community persons of any and all religious faiths and persons who hold no religious beliefs. The purpose of the invocation is only to solemnize the proceedings of the town council in accordance with the long-held traditions of this nation and this community throughout its history. The invocation is not intended to advance or promote any one religion, nor is it intended to disparage any particular set of religious beliefs..."