Life Chain + 40 Days For Life
Special Report - September 21, 2010
In October, two special events will take place to bring attention to the scourge of abortion on Americathe Life Chain and 40 Days for Life. Both are peaceful and prayerful public witnesses of pro-life individuals praying and working for an end to abortion.
The 23rd annual Life Chain will be held on October 3. For 90 minutes, pro-life Americans and Canadians will stand 25 to 30 feet apart along sidewalks across the continent in “a visual statement of solidarity by the Christian community that abortion kills children and that the Church supports the sanctity of human life from the moment of conception until natural death.” Participants are encouraged to spend the time in prayer for the nation and those affected by abortion. Many will hold signs with reminders like “Abortion Kills Children,” “Adoption the Loving Option,” “Jesus Forgives and Heals,” “Lord, Forgive Us and Our Nation,” “Abortion Hurts Women,” “Life the First Inalienable Right,” and “Pray to End Abortion.” Life Chains have been organized in more than 40 cities across North Carolina. Go here for a complete list of locations and contacts.
National Life Chain organizers emphasize “the LIFE CHAIN is church oriented and pastor focused and that the key to a successful Chain is for local pastors to educate their congregations about abortion and then lead them to the sidewalk where their Chain is to held. Without firm pastor support, a Life Chain will not fulfill its potential for saving lives and changing hearts.”
Starting on September 22 and running through October 31, Christians in 238 locations across the world will witness through prayer outside abortion clinics to serve women who find themselves seeking an abortion. The 40 Days for Life campaign is a focused pro-life campaign with a vision to access God’s power through prayer, fasting, and peaceful vigil to end abortion in America.
The mission of the campaign is to bring together the body of Christ in a spirit of unity during a focused 40 day campaign of prayer, fasting, and peaceful activism, with the purpose of repentance, to seek God’s favor to turn hearts and minds from a culture of death to a culture of life, thus bringing an end to abortion in America.
Supporting the Life Choice - FNC Winter 2010
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