Prominent Christian Women Hold “Prayer Chain” Around McAllen Processing Center, Call on Trump Administration to End “Zero Tolerance”

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June 27, 2018

 

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Prominent Christian Women Hold “Prayer Chain” Around McAllen Processing Center, Call on Trump Administration to End “Zero Tolerance”

 

Women of faith will cry out to demand that families are kept together

 

McAllen, TX -- On Wednesday, June 27th at 3 p.m. CDT, Christian women will join hands to form a prayer chain around the McAllen Station Central Processing Center. In a show of solidarity, those participating will join together in prayer for those families who have been cruelly separated by the Trump administration’s immoral “zero tolerance” policy and all immigrants hoping to secure safe passage and asylum for their families.

 

WHAT:

Christian women cry out for immigrant children and families, and form prayer chain at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Processing Center, McAllen Station

 

WHEN/WHERE:

Wednesday, June 27th

3 p.m. CDT

Prayer Chain at Customs and Border Protection Processing Center

3700 W Ursula Ave, McAllen, TX 78503

 

WHO:

Rev. Jennifer Butler, CEO of Faith in Public Life (Washington, D.C.)

Rev. Maria Swearingen, Senior Co-Pastor, Calvary Baptist Church (Washington, D.C.)

Dr. Iva E. Carruthers, General Secretary, Samuel deWitt Proctor Conference (Chicago, IL)

Beth Green, Mormon Women for Ethical Government (Houston, TX)

Naimeh Salem, Shareholder of Gonzalez Olivieri LLC Immigration Law Firm (Houston, TX)

Suzii Paynter, Executive Coordinator, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship

Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, Senior Pastor, Riverside Church (New York)

Rev. Frannie Kieschnick, Episcopalian Priest, ret.


 

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