202 C Street
San Diego, California
As part of the Rise for Climate! events on Saturday, Sept. 8, the new Interfaith Coalition for Earth Justice is holding A Prayer and Meditation for the Earth, Our Common Home at Civic Center Plaza just ahead of the main rally.
Our event will begin with spoken prayers from several of our local faith leaders. Then whoever is able will lie down upon the ground in a square formation for 20 minutes of silent prayer/meditation, facing east, then west, north and south. When the silent prayer is finished, we will create a joyous noise as a sign of action and hope. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and will be done by 9:30.
- Why do we gather in prayer and meditation for the earth? To acknowledge the damage that we have done to it and move to restore our relationship with it.
- Why do we lie upon the earth? To get back in touch with it–the earth is where we come from.
- Why are we silent? To open ourselves to what truly is.
- Why are we hopeful? To create together a culture that honors earth, our common home!
Join us is this loving witness, whether you are a person of faith or not. We can’t do this without you!
Call Phil Petrie (619) 298-0464 with any questions (no text).