MLK Day Peace March
Posted by on October 27, 2008
Will You Join A Faith-Based Effort to Fight Violence?
We invite Philadelphia area faith communities — city and suburb, rich and poor, young and old to come together on
January 17, 2009
and witness the power of faith in action!
Our belief: As people of faith
We embrace Dr. Martin Luther King’s hope for peace and safety in our communities.
We resist apathy to this epidemic of violence, because fear, closed doors, and separation will not end it.
We unite to bring God’s vision of a peaceable kingdom, without the violent loss of 400 lives in Philadelphia alone last year.
Join with other Philadelphia area faith communities as we gather in houses of worship for prayer, education and discussion, raise our hearts and voices in worship and song, hear from inspirational preachers and teachers and take action.
We’ll walk together to a rally in front of a local gun store notorious for selling guns used to threaten, wound and kill.
Together we’ll call for retailers of firearms to adopt a sensible Code of Conduct to dramatically reduce the illegal trafficking of handguns. This is the same code that has been adopted by Wal-Mart, America’s top gun seller.
Won’t you join us?
A joint effort of the Church of the Brethren, Mennonite Church USA, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and others who want to worship and witness
For more information or to register email or call: firstname.lastname@example.org or 267-519-5302
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