Sunday, May 24, 2009

Prayer Service on the Eve of Decision Day, Monday, May 25 Grace Cathedral, San Francisco

You are invited to the following events:

"1. Prayer Service on the EVE of Decision Day – Monday, May 25Grace Cathedral (1100 California Street San Francisco), 7:00 – 8:30 pmThe night before the announcement of the CA Supreme Court’s decision, we invite the Bay Area community to come for an evening of songs and meditation that will center our hearts on peace, healing and understanding.2. Service/Blessing on Decision Day – Tuesday, May 26St. Francis Lutheran Church (152 Church St. San Francisco, across from Castro Safeway), 8:30 – 9:15 amThe morning of the decision, we invite the Bay Area community to come for encouraging music and words from community leaders, testimonies from married couples and blessings for those who will be doing civil disobedience. We will march in a procession from the church to Civic Center Plaza. Some people will join the march from the LGBT Center on Market and Octavia.

NOTE: We request clergy to come in their religious garb as appropriate for their tradition. Please come at 8:00am to prepare.CONTACT: Rev. Roland Stringfellow at stringfellow@clgs.org3.

Circle of Care – Tuesday, May 26, Civic Center PlazaIf Proposition 8 is upheld, we will surround those who are willing to be arrested in civic disobedience as we sing, and move aside as they are arrested.Marriage is not just a nice idea for some. To deny it is a form of bashing. On Decision Day, a group of people will participate in civil disobedience if the Supreme Court upholds Prop 8. In partnership with an interfaith group of clergy, we'll do a peaceful street blockade with the message SEPARATE IS NOT EQUAL!We're looking for people to participate in this action with us, and for friends who will support us as peacekeepers and legal observers. For more information, please email action at"


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