Attending the inauguration in individual is discouraged, however the delegation plans to be there upfront.
“We have to have voices of clergy courageously standing forth, extra now than ever, and it simply didn’t cross our minds to cancel this occasion,” mentioned Rev. Marshall Hatch, New Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church.
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Pastor Hatch was at his West Aspect church Monday for service on Martin Luther King Day. He can be in D.C. by tomorrow.
“It is rather essential to have voices calling for well being reconciliation, nationwide unity and to want the brand new administration nicely,” he mentioned.
The group may have a press convention and prayer in entrance of the Nationwide Cathedral, for what they’re calling Saving the Soul of America.
“We wished to deliver a delegation of pastors, then we’re connecting nearly in a number of cities,” mentioned Rev. Ira Acree, Larger St. John Bible Church.
Rev. Acress arrived in Washington Monday. He and different organizers hope this may herald different religion leaders to be a part of therapeutic the nation from each the occasions in current days and historic racial divides. It is about extending an olive department and starting the method of racial reconciliation, he mentioned.
The organizers stored the delegation small because of the pandemic, however intention to the touch hearts and minds throughout the nation.
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