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Presbyterian Prayer Breakfast to Precede

Date 25 May 1996 05:33:20

23 May 1996 
96193       Presbyterian Prayer Breakfast to Precede  
                  Washington Rally for Children 
                      by Jerry L. Van Marter 
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--A Presbyterian Prayer Breakfast will precede the "Stand 
for Children" rally scheduled for June 1 at the Lincoln Memorial in 
Washington D.C.  The breakfast will be held at New York Avenue Presbyterian 
     Keynote speaker is the Rev. Eileen Lindner, a Presbyterian who is 
associate general secretary of the National Council of Churches.  The 
breakfast program will also include updates on the Presbyterian Church's 
work on behalf of children, music by a children's choir and a prayer 
     Participants will then walk together under a Presbyterian Church 
banner to the Capitol Mall for the "Stand for Children," a nonpartisan 
rally to highlight the need to improve the lives of children.  The rally is 
sponsored by the Children's Defense Fund. 
     The breakfast is sponsored by the Presbyterian Child Advocacy Network 
(a constituent organization of the Presbyterian Health, Education and 
Welfare Association), the Presbyterian Hunger Program, the Presbyterian 
Washington Office and New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. 

For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
  Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
  phone 502-569-5504            fax 502-569-8073  
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