January 22, 2017 marks the 44th anniversary of the dreadful Roe v Wade decision that has resulted in the slaughter of over 60,000,000 preborn baby girls and boys in America. Many Floridians will take part in the annual March for Life in Washington D.C. There are several events throughout Florida though where prolifers will gather to remember the babies who have been lost and stand for life. We encourage you to make plans to attend one of these events near you in Baker, Broward, Citrus, Clay, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Lake, Miami-Dade, Osceola, Polk, Sarasota, St. Johns, and St. Lucie Counties.
Macclenny Wednesday, January 18th at 7:30 am – Sanctity of Human Life Prayer Breakfast at Christian Fellowship Temple (251 W. Ohio Avenue). Sponsored by First Coast Women’s Services, the prayer breakfast is to acknowledge and pray for the Sanctity of Human Life. Please RVSP by contacting Dana Lane at (904) 259-2585 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deerfield Beach Saturday, January 22nd at 9 am – March4Life at St. Ambrose Catholic Church (380 S. Federal Hwy, 33441). Registration begins at 8:30 am. Activities are from 9 am to noon. This event is sponsored by the N. Broward Pregnancy Help Center. For questions, contact Darlene at (954) 977-7769.
Ft. Lauderdale Thursday, January 19th at 12 noon – Rally for Life at the US Federal Courthouse (301 E. Broward Blvd., 33301). For further details, email email@example.com.
Southwest Ranches Saturday, January 14th at 9 am – SW Ranches Respect Life Walk at Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School (5451 South Flamingo Road, 33330). Meet in the northside breezeway. For more information, you can contact Angela Curatalo by phone at (954) 963-2229 or email at ProgramAssistant@att.net.
Port Charlotte Sunday, January 22nd 2:00 – 3:00 pm – Life Chain at the corner of Highway 776 and 41 (Tamiami Trail). Signs are provided! For more information call Bob McDuffie at 941-769-6291.
Inverness Thursday, January 19th at 12 noon – Roe v. Wade Memorial Service at Cornerstone Baptist Church (100 West Highland Blvd., 34452). Citrus County Right to Life will hold this memorial service to honor the millions of babies killed and the mothers, fathers, and families suffering as a result of abortion.
This is a memorial service we hold every year in honor of the millions of babies killed, and the Mothers, Fathers, and families suffering as a result of abortion. We have guest speakers from around the County, including religious leaders and representatives from the two Citrus County Pregnancy Centers.
Middleburg Tuesday, January 17th at 7:30 am – Sanctity of Human Life Prayer Breakfast at The Salvation Army Corp Center (2795 County Road 220, 32068). The breakfast is sponsored by First Coast Women’s Services and is acknowledge and pray for the sanctity of life. Please RVSP by contacting Cheryl Gonzales at (904) 213-9374 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jacksonville Thursday, January 19th at 7:30 am – Sanctity of Human Life Prayer Breakfast at Christian Family Chapel (10365 Old St. Augustine Road, 32257). Sponsored by First Coast Women’s Services, the prayer breakfast is to acknowledge and pray for the Sanctity of Human Life. Please RSVP by contacting Cathy Perry at (904) 262-6300 or email@example.com.
Jacksonville Monday, January 23rd at 12 noon – March & Stand for Life Jacksonville at the US Federal Courthouse (300 Hogan Street). Signs will be available for a peaceful procession around the Courthouse. Speeches by Bishop Felipe Estevez and Mary Houston with Silent No More will be given at the steps of the Courthouse on Duval Street side at 1 pm. For more information, call (904) 318-3517 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jacksonville Monday January 23rd at 10:30 am – Mass at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception (121 East Duval Street, 32202)
Pensacola Friday, January 13th at 6:30 pm – Vigil Mass at St. Paul Catholic Church (3131 Hyde Park Road, 32503). Bishop Parkes will preside over the mass. Overnight Eucharist Adoration in the Adoration Chapel will follow (until 7:30 am).
Pensacola Saturday, January 14th at 9 am – Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church (140 W. Government Street, 32502). The mass will be geared towards youth.
Pensacola Saturday, January 14th at 10:30 am – Rally at Seville Square (399 Alcaniz Street, 32502). The rally will begin at 10:30 with national and local speakers, followed by a mile-long walk through downtown Pensacola at 11:45 The event is sponsored by Emerald Coast Coalition for Life. For questions or more information, contact Ernie Cyr at (850) 889-1035 or email@example.com.
Pensacola Saturday, January 21st at 8:00 am – 3rd Annual Micah Mandate Run for Life (5k Run/Walk) at Olive Baptist 1836 Olive Road, 32514). This event is sponsored by Micah 6:8 Men’s Group in Pensacola. All the proceeds from the Run go to benefit Safe Harbor Pregnancy Medical Center in Pensacola. Registration is online at www.micahsix8.org. For questions, please contact John Stringfield at 850-393-0474 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Palm Coast Sunday, January 22nd at 2 pm – Stand for Life at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church (4600 Belle Terre Parkway, 32164). Participants will line-up along Belle Terre Parkway and hold-up pro-life signs in recognition of the nearly 60 million lives lost to legalized abortion in the U.S. since 1973. Rain or shine. Signs will be provided. If you have questions, please contact Andrew Shirvell by email at email@example.com or by phone at (734) 476-3916.
Mount Dora Sunday, January 15th at 3 pm – Sanctity of Human Life Service at The Lighthouse on Lake Dora in Grantham Point Park (311 South Tremain Street, 32757). Pastor Don Feezer from Grand Island Baptist Church will speak. The service is a Memorial to the 62+ million babies that have been lost to abortion since 1973 and a Celebration of lives that have been saved through the great work of pregnancy centers in our nation. In the event of inclement weather this service will be held at New Hope Presbyterian Church (19535 Airport Rd, 32736).
Details: “We will line-up along Belle Terre Parkway and hold-up pro-life signs in recognition of the nearly 60 million lives lost to legalized abortion in the U.S. since 1973.” Rain or shine. Signs will be provided. For more information contact: Andrew Shirvell, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Miami Saturday, January 14th at 10 am – 8th Annual Miami Sanctity of Human Life Celebration and Prayer Encounter at Riverside Baptist Church (10775 SW 104th Street, 33176). This will be a time to celebrate the Sanctity of Human Life and to pray specifically for the Pregnancy Care/Resource Centers and Clinics in Miami. Special guest is Attorney David Gibbs III, the President and General Counsel of the National Center for Life and Liberty. If you have any questions or concerns, contact Mary Lou Hendy at (863) 687-8811 ext. 223.
Miami Saturday, January 28th at 9 am – Walk for Life Miami at St. John Vianney College Seminary (2900 SW 87th Ave, 33165). For more information, you can contact the Sunset Respect Life Office at (305) 273-8507.
Kissimmee Saturday, January 21st at 9:30 am – Roe vs. Wade Memorial (A Time to Remember, Pray & Weep) at Planned Parenthood Kissimmee (610 Oak Commons Blvd, 34741). For more information, please call Pro-Life Action Ministries Central Florida at (407) 230-2557.
Lakeland Friday, February 10th at 6 pm – 4th Annual Sanctity of Life Celebration at First Baptist Church at the Mall (1010 E Memorial Blvd, 33801). The event is sponsored by Polk County for Life. You can visit http://polkcountyforlife.com/celebrate-life-2017/ for more information.
Sarasota Friday, January 24th at 8:30 am – 16th Annual Prayer/Walk for Life at St. Martha Church (200 N. Orange Ave, 34236). Mass with Bishop Frank Dewane will be held at 8:30 am. From 9 am to 2 pm, a bus will shuttle participants to Planned Parenthood (736 Central Avenue) for the Walk. Refreshments will be made available in the hall. If you have questions, please contact Jeanne Berdeaux at email@example.com or (941) 484-9543.
St. Johns County
St. Augustine Saturday, January 14th at 10:30 am – March for Life St. Augustine at Mission Nombre de Dios (27 Ocean Ave, 32084). Live music and info booths start at 9:45. The procession will begin at the plaza at 10:30. The event is for anyone who is pro-life and believes in the sanctity of all human life. It is a chance to be a presence for those who cannot speak for themselves, no matter what your religious affiliation. If you are coming with a group, feel free to bring a banner to represent your church! For more information, visit www.marchforlifestaugustine.com.
St. Lucie County
Fort Pierce, Saturday, January 21, 2017 – 7th Annual Treasure Coast March for Life, a peaceful March (less than 1 mile) from “A Woman’s World Medical Center” (503 S. 12th St. Fort Pierce 34952) (the only abortion clinic on Treasure Coast) to Fort Pierce City Hall (100 N. US1).Pro-Life Leaders, including Pastor Bryan Longworth, President of Personhood FL, will speak at the Rally at Fort Pierce City Hall and have information about their ministries. Participants are encouraged to bring signs that proclaim the sanctity of human life. Churches/Groups are encouraged to bring signs mentioning their organization. A limited # of loaner signs (100) will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, visit: http://sohltc.com/2017/01/13/2017-treasure-coast-march-for-life/.
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