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Tallahassee Faith Community to Kickoff PRIDEFEST with Interfaith Service Affirming LGBTQ Equality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 22, 2019

MEDIA CONTACT

Michelle Nealy, mnealy@faithinpubliclife.org, (202) 735-7123
Joey McKinnon, jmckinnon@faithinpubliclife.org, 843.364.4403

Tallahassee Faith Community to Kickoff PRIDEFEST with Interfaith Service Affirming LGBTQ Equality

Tallahassee, Florida — On Tuesday, April 23rd at 6:30 p.m., Florida congregations and faith leaders across faith traditions will kick off Tallahassee’s PRIDEFEST Pride in the Plaza event with an interfaith worship service to show support for LGBTQ community members. Victims of the Pulse Massacre and other violent acts will remembered and acts of violence will be condemned.

Tallahassee faith leaders will share powerful stories and call for all Floridians to treat others as they wish to be treated, including a call on lawmakers to pass the Competitive Workforce Act and on Gov. DeSantis to pass an executive order covering state employees.

WHEN:

Tuesday, April 23rd, 6:30 p.m. ET for press availability

Service begins at 7:00 p.m. ET

WHERE:

St. Stephen Lutheran Church
2198 N. Meridian Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32303

WHO:

Local faith leaders and elected officials

Sponsoring Organizations:

St. Stephen Lutheran Church

Temple Israel of Tallahassee

The Islamic Center of Tallahassee

New Journey Ministries

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Tallahassee

UKirk Tallahassee

Good Samaritan United Methodist Church

Integrity Tallahassee

Thrive Metropolitan Community Church

FAMU Wesley

United Church In Tallahassee

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