Following the great success of the 2nd annual National Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend on March 13-16, 2014 in nearly 1,000 places of worship in 46 states and the District of Columbia, Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence and the Washington National Cathedral are joining the Newtown Foundation and States United to Prevent Gun Violence in calling all Americans across the nation to keep the drumroll going by pledging to participate in December 2014!
Join places of worship across the nation, the Washington National Cathedral, the Newtown Foundation and Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, a coalition of 50 national denominations and faith-based organizations, to remember those who have lost their lives to gunfire, pray for those whose lives have been forever changed because of the loss of a loved one, and to educate one another on proven strategies to reduce gun violence.
Schedule for December 11-14:
- Thursday, December 11: National Vigil for Gun Violence Victims at the Washington National Cathedral
- Thursday – Sunday, December 11-14: Congregations across the nation participate via prayer, song, vigils and education