Seminary Hosts Unity Event

“Voices of Unity” event features local musical talent, speakers
 
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 3, 2013) — The Adams Unity Coalition will hold a “Voices of Unity” event Saturday, Oct. 5, from 1 to 4 p.m.at the intersection of Hay Street and Buford Avenue on the grounds of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg.
 
The event will feature live music by local artists Linda Coe, Charlie Fry, and Jim Muratore, as well as Gettysburg College performers Emma Rainoff and Sierra Farquhar. The musical sets will be punctuated by brief remarks from representatives of various faith communities as well as Adams County Commissioner Randy Phiel and other local officials. Children’s activities will include face painting, sports and games, bubble activities, and the creation of a wish tree.
 
Participants are encouraged to bring a unity sign, a lawn chair, and/or a picnic lunch and enjoy an afternoon promoting a positive message of respect for all members of our community. Admission is free and all are invited. For more information about the Voices of Unity event, contact Ashley Andyshak Hayes, director of advocacy and public relations at the YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County, at aahayes@ywcagettysburg.org or 717-334-9171, ext. 113.
 
Member organizations of the Adams Unity Coalition share an interest in building a community of respect for all peoples, regardless of age, gender, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, religion, sexual orientation, appearance, or ability. The Coalition provides resource-sharing and networking opportunities for member organizations and facilitates collaboration among member organizations to support our individual and collective efforts to promote peace, justice, and unity for all. For more information, visit adamsunity.org.
Posted: 10/1/2013 4:29:43 PM by John Spangler | with 0 comments


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