#MarchForOurLives Events in DC & Vermont to Demand an End Gun Violence, March 24
By Tina Pickering | Episcopal Church of New Hampshire
With Maurice Harris | Episcopal Church in Vermont
On March 24, in cities and towns across the country, individuals will be taking to the streets in a demonstration to end gun violence. In their statement on gun violence found above, the House of Bishops pledged their participation in the march, and encouraged the participation of their dioceses across the country. To register for the march, or to find a location near you, visit the March For Our Lives website found here: https://marchforourlives.com/
The Diocese of Massachusetts has organized a bus to transport church members from New England to the March for Our Lives in Washington, DC. This bus will depart the Boston area at 9:00 AM on Friday, March 23, and depart DC on Saturday at approximately 5:00 PM. March goers will be invited to stay at Episcopal churches in the DC area. Registration is your commitment to participate, and the bus will be filled on a first come, first served basis. New Hampshire Bishop A. Robert Hirschfeld will be attending the DC march. Click HERE to register for the bus: https://goo.gl/forms/LiqbFL5LvHahmrpA2
Vermont Bishop Thomas C. Ely will be participating in the March for Our Lives in Montpelier, Vermont, on March 24 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM in solidarity with the DC marchers. Additionally, a March for Our Lives will be held in Rutland Vermont on that day. All who are unable to participate in the DC event are encouraged to join kids, families and congregational leaders in Montpelier or Rutland.
Details for the Montpelier march can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/march-for-our-lives-montpelier-tickets-43405556187
Details for the Rutland march can be found here: https://rutlandvermont.com/event/march-lives-rutland/