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December 2020

Vigil for Light and Hope at Berks Family Detention Center

December 6
Berks County Residential Center, 1040 Berks Rd
Leesport, PA 19533 United States
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Inspired by the Las Posada traditions and many holidays that focus on light in times of darkness,  an interfaith event will be held at the Berks Family Detention Center in support of families held in immigration detention and to express the need to shut down the facility. Pastor Linda Theophilus, of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Synod, is leading the planning for the event, now tentatively scheduled for 3-5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6.  ELCA Advocacy, including LAMPa, and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee…

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