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Interfaith Service of Prayer & Witness for Climate Action

On Tuesday, June 11, RWE convened an Interfaith Service of Prayer & Witness for Climate Action in each New England state capital.

In the spirit of love and justice, we will sing and pray to heal the earth and prevent climate change. Clergy are invited to robe or wear other religious insignia. All are welcome.

Following each service, participants are invited to visit their legislators to urge support for effective state action against climate change.

Massachusetts

June 11, 10:00 am
Grand Staircase, inside the State House, Boston, MA
For information, contact Bob Luoma, rmluoma@aol.com
Telephone: 978-369-1240,
or Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, margaretbj@aol.com
In the spirit of love and justice, religious leaders of diverse traditions will join us in worship as we call upon Massachusetts to take the lead in conservation, efficiency, and alternative energy sources to prevent global climate change. The service will take about 30 minutes. All are welcome.
PRESS RELEASE

Maine

June 11, 12:00 noon
Front lawn of State Capitol, Augusta, ME
For information, contact Anne D. Burt, adburt@wiscasset.net
Telephone: 207-882-6848
Bill McKibben, internationally renowned author of "The End of Nature" will give a short talk. Maine Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Martha Kirkpatrick and other DEP staff will provide an overview of the programs and policies Maine is implementing for the regional climate change action plan. Clergy and laity from many faith traditions will join together in song and prayer. Clergy are invited to wear their vestments and everyone is welcome to bring banners or signs identifying their congregations and/or carrying messages of hope for the earth's healing.

New Hampshire

June 11, 10:00 am
Front lawn of State Capitol, Concord, NH
For information, contact Rev. Mary Westfall, westrmus@attbi.com
Telephone: 603-868-1230

Vermont

June 11, 10:00 am
Front steps of State House, Montpelier, VT
For information, contact Fred and Lorry Wolfe, dfwolfe@sover.net
Telephone: 802-765-4295

Rhode Island

June 11, 10:00 am
Front steps of State House, Providence, RI
For information, contact Rev. Amy Freedman, amyfreedman@prodigy.net
Telephone: 401-846-0643

Connecticut

June 11, 10:00 am
Front steps of State House, artford, CT
For information, contact Rev. Susan Veronica Rak, minister@uucgb.org

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