A message to church leaders
Council of Churches President Kathryn Lohre
You may have seen our response to the tragedy in Monday's press release at http://www.ncccusa.org/news/120806sikhshootings.html.
Our latest story highlights local and regional ecumenical and interfaith
1) The Wisconsin Council of Churches Statewide Day of Prayer for the Sikh Community:
Encourage members of your communion to participate or replicate this model.
Note: other statewide councils are also participating - check the website in your state.
2) The Groundswell Movement is mobilizing a national interfaith grassroots response:
Encourage members of your communion to send messages of solidarity and hope to Sikhs.
3) The Sikh Coalition has organized state-by-state listings of community vigils and events:
Encourage members of your
communion to visit local gurdwaras this Sunday, when many are opening their
doors to the public.
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