Thursday, March 17, 2005

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Building Peace Through Prayer


Saturday marks the second anniversary of the unleashing of "Shock and Awe" - the start of the Iraq War. In just two years more than 1,500 American soldiers have been killed, thousands upon thousands of Iraqi dead, including countless women and children, and no end in sight. The cost to our nation's economy and influence abroad is enormous.FaithfulAmericans across the country will remember this event in many ways, but we are all committed to a reign of peace.Our friends at Sojourners are organizing nationwide prayer vigils to remember the dead and to call for peace. If you want to be part of a time of prayer and remembrance on this second anniversary of the Iraq war, all you need to do is click on the URL below and type in your zip code to find a vigil in your neighborhood. When you do, you can download a vigil toolkit to help you make the most of this important experience. After checking your zip code please sign up so the event organizer can contact you with any changes or further details.We encourage you to join with others at this special time, especially if, like so many, you value the strength and depth of experience that comes from sharing with like-minded people of compassion. You will find kindred spirits, and they will in turn be blessed by your presence.


Visit the following links online:
Sign up for a Prayer Vigil in your neighborhood


Who you can contact:
Katherine Paarlberg/Matt Ching
Organizer
http://netmail2.verizon.net/agent/MobNewMsg?to=organize@sojo.net
202-328-8842 or 1-800-714-7474

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