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Growing Hope Forging Peace
May 14 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
A CALL TO CHANGE AND ACTION — FOR GOD’S PEOPLE WEARY OF GUN VIOLENCE
Join us at Camp Washington for a day of testimony, reflection, experience, and ACTION!
We will gather around the forges as we transform guns into gardening tools and art. Offering songs of praise and prayer, and hearing words shared by victims and survivors of gun violence. Shane Claiborne- our keynote speaker will offer words of change and a call to action. We will work on art projects and gather in thoughtful conversations around mental health, safe gun storage and suicide prevention. We will offer our hurts, hopes and dreams to God in song and worship, and end our day with a picnic lunch. This day is open to ALL God’s people, of all beliefs and ages.
Registration is required, You must be fully vaccinated.
This important event is made possible by grants from: The NW Region of the ECCT, Swords to Plowshares Ministry Network of the ECCT, St. James’s Episcopal Church- W. Hartford, CT, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church- Fairfield, CT, Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport & the generosity of other friends & donors.