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AMMPARO Prayer Vigil at the ELCA Churchwide Assembly
Aug 7, 2019
Participants in the upcoming ELCA Churchwide Assembly will gather on Wednesday, August 7, at noon central time for an AMMPARO Prayer Vigil on behalf of separated families, asylum seekers encountering unsafe conditions on both sides of the border, and those who are denied access to justice. AMMPARO stands for Accompanying Migrant Minors with Protection, Advocacy, Representation and Opportunities. The ELCA Churchwide Assembly will be held in Milwaukee August 5-10, 2019.
Congregations and faith communities are invited to organize their own companion prayer vigil events. If you are interested in learning more about the AMMPARO prayer vigil or are looking for prayer vigil resources please look on the AMMPARO Facebook page or contact the LAMPa office.
If you are planning a companion prayer vigil, please contact us so we can update information on planned events to share with our synods and on our website. You are invited to share your photos and write-ups of your event with us.
THE SWPA Synod Office will hold a companion Prayer Vigil at the Synod Office, 9625 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15237, on Wednesday, August 7 from 1 – 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome to share in this opportunity to learn, pray and advocate.