#LightforLIMA Prayer Vigil

Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 05:00

In early December, representatives from the world’s governments are meeting in Lima, Peru to develop an outline of a new international climate agreement. To show support for this effort and to urge and encourage leaders bravely to succeed, OurVoices (a global, faith-based climate justice movement) is organizing #LightForLima, a global series of prayer vigils on the evening of Sunday, December 7, in communities around the world. Canada is a key player in these climate negotiations.

Contact Karri Munn-Venn to organize your own gathering.

Citizens for Public Justice, along with Faith and the Common Good and others, is organizing the main Canadian vigil in Ottawa at 7pm on the evening of December 7. Please join us as we, as people of faith, come together to pray for government leaders to succeed in the international climate change negotiations.

December 7, 2014:

OTTAWA • St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 400 Sparks Street • 7 pm 

TORONTO • Luc Sculpture School and Studios,  663 Greenwood Ave​  • 1:30pm

TORONTO • Friends House 60 Lowther Avenue • 7:30pm

TORONTO • Noor Cultural Centre • 6:00pm

MONTREAL • Congregation de Notre Dame

To make this vigil a true expression of our beliefs, we’re using solar lamps to light the vigils.  For every solar lamp that’s used, 2 additional lamps will be given to households in Africa, helping children have light for their homework and removing kerosene lamps from the household.
 
More details will be posted here as they become available: http://www.cpj.ca/lightforlima

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