The Religious Affairs Committee is made up of ministerial and lay religious leaders who are members of the Branch. It is the duty of this committee to:
- Promote an educational program designed to give moral and ethical interpretation to the civil rights struggle.
- Interpret the work of the Association to organized religious groups of all faiths.
- Enlist the support of such organized religious groups for membership, fund raising, and the struggle for equality and full civil rights.
- Provide resource assistance for religious education and social action activities, associated with the improvement of race relations.