The Ecumenical Peace Institute, one of the groups the California-Nevada Annual Conference supports through ecumenical grants, is co-sponsoring, with Livermore Conversion Project, a Good Friday observance, "Good Friday, Earth Day, and the Bomb: The Cross in the Midst of Creation," early in the morning on Friday, April 22 at Livermore Nuclear Weapons Laboratory.
This year Good Friday and Earth Day coincide.
The Rev. Sharon Delgado, a retired United Methodist clergy and co-founder of interfaith Earth Justice Ministries, will preach. Delgado is a preeminent worker for environmental responsibility and a leader in faith-led resistance to corporate globalization.
Carla DeSola, a teacher at the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley and a nationally recognized teacher of liturgical dance, will lead the liturgical dance.
To take part, gather at Vasco and Patterson Pass Roads in Livermore, California at 6:45 a.m. on Friday, April 22 for opening music.
Worship will be at 7 a.m., followed by a procession to the gate and nonviolent acts of witness.
The event will be wheelchair accessible.
Afterward – from around 10 a.m. to noon – there will be a community gathering and time of sharing at 4743 East Avenue, Livermore. Light refreshments will be provided.