The southeast Seattle Faith Base Coalition is planning a prayer walk from the Central District to Rainier Beach on August 26, 6-9 pm. It will proceed down MLK to Rainier Ave. The idea is to get churches, Mosques, and synagogues along the way to station representatives at 6-block intervals all the way across this 7-mile journey so that these areas are surrounded or "walled-in" by prayer that night. If you are interested in joining in, either as a walker or as one of the station holders along the way, please contact Jane Pauw.
August 3, 2011 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Faith:
On behalf of the SE Network Faith Based Action Team I am writing you today to ask for your support in rebuilding a wall around our community. Not a wall of brick and mortar but a wall of fervent prayer and supplication. Many of us that live, work, or are members of communities of faith in Central and South East Seattle are very aware of the disease that is youth violence. The sound of sirens piercing through the night has become an echo of understanding that many have called a sign of the times. I agree, but my watch doesn’t tick to revelation but has found itself at the hour of revival.
Much like Nehemiah I find myself standing at the broken gates looking at the wall that was once our community crumbled at its base. Not with disgust, passivity, or hopelessness but with faith that together we can rebuild the wall, together we can be the gates, and together we can secure the future of our young people.
On August 26th we will be coming together covering our community in prayer from 23rd and Madison to Rainier and Henderson. As a group we will cover these 7 miles starting at 23rd and Madison and continuing on to Rainier as it intersects with 23rd until we reach Henderson, walking in 6 block intervals handing off the baton of faith. Please consider joining us and convening others to also be present along these blocks from 6pm to 9pm that evening praying for our community. These prayers will be the bricks and our presence will be the welcoming gates for our youth.
Please contact myself Sean at firstname.lastname@example.org or Heidi Henderson-‐Lewis at 206.992.6857-‐ email@example.com or of course the representative of the Faith Based Action Committee that presented you with to express your interest in participating and/or to get more information.
Thank you for your support.
Sincerely, Sean Goode (on behalf of SE Network Faith-‐Base Action Team)