Anti-War Movement March on Washington, Brethren Encouraged to Participate on Saturday, September 24, 2005
Church of the Brethren members, peacemakers and social activists are encouraged to participate in the March on Washington, three massive days of action against the war in Iraq, featuring a major march, rally and festival on Saturday, September 24 in Washington D.C. Brethren supporters of this event are encouraged to gather at the Brethren Witness/Washington Office, 337 North Carolina Ave. SE, at 10 a.m. on Saturday. The group will march together to join the larger rally at the Washington Monument. Watch for the Church of the Brethren display table on the mall.
Other scheduled events, sponsored by United for Peace and Justice, include an interfaith religious service and day of grassroots trainings on Sunday, Sept. 25, and a large-scale grassroots lobbying day and mass nonviolent direct action and civil disobedience on Monday, Sept. 26. For more information regarding this national event, call the Brethren Witness/Washington Office at 1-800-785-3246 or visit www.brethren.org or www.unitedforpeace.org. If you would like assistance in scheduling lobby visits on Monday, September 26 please let us know.
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