Lights for Freedom candlelight vigil for migrant crisis is Friday

Lights for Freedom candlelight vigil for migrant crisis is Friday

  • Friday, July 12, 2019 5:30am
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Organizers of the Lights for Liberty event at Seabold United Methodist Church Friday have announced the full lineup of speakers for the event.

Guest speakers include: Sally Tellekson, executive director of the Kitsap Immigration Assistance Center; Dana Quitslund, spokeman for the Ometepe project; Lilly Kodama and Val Tollefson from the Japanese American Exclusion Memorial Association.

Seabold United Methodist Church is inviting the community to take part in a silent candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. Friday, July 12 for all those who are held in U.S. detention camps by the Trump administration.

The vigil will be held outside if the weather is good, but will move inside if it’s not.

Organizers will have letters and info that those who attend can have, and will also supply candles to be lit around 9 p.m.

The event includes music and silent prayer.

Attendees can bring a blanket or chairs as the vigil will take place outdoors on the lawn for the event. People are welcome to bring snacks and drinks, however no alcohol or smoking is allowed.

Seabold UMC is located at 6894 Seabold Church Road NE. Call 206-842-3622 with any questions.

For more information about the national day of events, go to www.lightsforliberty.org.

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