Weekend of Prayer and Action for Sudan Events Coming up This Month

August 12, 2009

First United Methodist Church in Redding is co-sponsoring a series of events in conjunction with The Weekend of Prayer and Action for Sudan.


Thursday, August 27 there will be an "Evening with Mohamed Suleiman," a native of Darfur and leading spokesman for Darfuris living in the United States. The Rev. Martin Murdock, pastor of FUMC Redding, will join others on a reaction panel. The event will be preceded by a potluck dinner at the church.


The following day (Friday, August 28) there will be a Darfur Walk and Rally in the afternoon and an Interfaith Prayer Vigil on the beautiful Sundial Bridge at 7 p.m.


On Sunday, August 30 the church will participate with other congregations throughout the country in Prayers for Peace and Justice in Sudan.


For more information visit http://www.darfurredding.org/ or http://www.reddingumc.com/.