#BlackLivesMatter demonstration THIS Sunday, Dec. 14
Chatham Fields Lutheran Church, 8050 S. St. Lawrence, will start a march THIS Sunday, Decmeber 14, meeting at Cole Park at 1pm. They will then walk up King Drive to 79th, possibly meeting other churches there as well.
Greater Institutional AME Church, at 7800 S. Indiana, will have a Black Lives Matter Sunday Service at 10 a.m.
Here's their press announcement:
PROTEST MARCH & PRAYER CIRCLE AT 79th & DAN RYAN SUNDAY
Rev. Dr. Walter B. Johnson, Jr., Pastor & Greater Institutional to March in Protest of Deaths of
Eric Garner & Michael Brown
WHAT: Protest March & Prayer Circle in Protest of Deaths of Eric Garner & Michael Brown
Rev. Dr. Walter B. Johnson, Jr., Pastor will lead the Greater Institutional AME Church congregation and community members in a march in protest of the deaths of Eric Garner & Michael Brown. A call to action and prayer for the community will be read at 79th & the Dan Ryan to stop the violence and unjust police brutality against young black men.
WHERE: Event Begins at Greater Institutional Church, 7800 S. Indiana Avenue, Chicago, IL and Ends at 79th & Dan Ryan
WHEN: 12:45 p.m. - Sunday, December 14, 2014
WHO: Sponsored by Greater Institutional AME Church in conjunction with various community leaders, organizations and area residentsA March will begin at 12:45 p.m. from GI to 79th & Dan Ryan. There is a strong possibility that this alliance of churches will then move east on 79th to join the Chatham Fields Group at 79th & King Drive.
Participating churches: Greater Institutional AMEC and Carter Temple CMEC (possibly St. James Evangelical Lutheran as well)
Please let us know of other efforts in the community as well!