Thursday, Sept. 25, world leaders will gather at the United Nations in New York in an attempt to re-energize the world’s commitment to the Millennium Development Goals.
On that day, Canadian Anglicans and Lutherans will lead an ecumenical walk in Ottawa to bring attention to the scandal of global poverty and hunger.
On that day, you are invited to join in solidarity with people of faith the world over in prayer and action.
11:00 am — Liturgy of the Word, Christ Church Cathedral (Sparks and Bronson streets, Ottawa)
1:00 pm — Meet at the Gathering Room, St. John’s Anglican Church, 154 Somerset Street West, Ottawa.
1:30 pm — The Walk begins, leaving from St. John’s and wending its way to the United Nations Association Office, 280 Albert Street, Ottawa.
3:00 pm — The Call for Action: Promises to Keep
During the walk, there will be various stops or stations. The walk concludes with the reading of a public statement by Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada and Bishop Susan Johnson, National Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada.
Visit the Walk of Witness website www.anglican.ca/walkofwitness for more information about the walk including maps, the Millennium Development Goals, and how you can be involved wherever you live in Canada.
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