Bearing Witness – 1st October 2011

In Manchester on Saturday 1 October, the eve of the Conservative Party Conference, Tearfund, CAFOD and Christian Aid are holding a ecumenical service followed by a procession and candlelit vigil to reflect on the Government’s ‘Greenest Government Ever’ promise. Those at the service and vigil will pray and speak up for the Government to take the lead internationally for action ahead of and during the G20 in November and UN climate talks in South Africa this December.

Everyone is invited to the service and vigil:

1:30pm Tearfund Climate Justice afternoon at Friends Meeting House, Manchester (6 Mount Street, M2 5NS): Learn, act and pray about climate change, and other issues of injustice – with tea and cake! Come with your lunch from 12.30pm to meet the Campaigns Team.

5pm Manchester Cathedral: Joint ecumenical service followed by a procession and candlelit vigil outside the Conservative Party conference venue.

7.30pm Finish

Please register your interest in attending this event by emailing campaigning@tearfund.org or calling 0845 355 8355. For further information visit www.tearfund.org/bearingwitness

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