Virtual Prayer Vigil and Candle-Lighting Service

The Faith Health Caucus of the North Carolina Medicare for All Coalition

Presents a

VIRTUAL PRAYER VIGIL  AND  CANDLE-LIGHTING  SERVICE

Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 6:00-7:30pm

Matthew 25 (v36) statement to the nations: 

“I was sick and you took care of me.”

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PROGRAM:

Master of Ceremonies:  Rev. Dr. Floyd Wicker

The Gathering of the People . . . ."This Little Light of Mine" (Background Music)

Purpose of Faith Health Caucus (FHC) . . .Christine Pernell, FHC Co-Convener, and Program Director, Partners in Health & Wholeness, NC Council of Churches 

Opening Prayer and Occasion  . . . . . . . . .Rev. Dr. Floyd Wicker, The People's Fellowship of NC, Asst. Prof. Practical Ministry, Shaw Univ. Divinity School

                                               

Song: God of the Movements and Martyrs     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYqSrZZ0Yt0

 

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

Prayer: Rev. Dr. Byron Wade - Executive Presbyter, Presbytery of Western, NC,  Morganton, NC

Lighting Candle of  FAITH

 

Prayer: Rev. Dr. Michael D. Page, President, Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, Durham, NC

Lighting Candle of HOPE   Rev. Spencer Bradford, Retired Mennonite Pastor, Executive Director, Durham Congregations in Action, Durham, NC

 

Prayer: Rev. Phanta Lansden, Pastor,   St. James Presbyterian Church, Greensboro, NC

Lighting Candle of HUMANITY   Minister Wesley Morris, Beloved Community, Greensboro, NC

 

Prayer: Rev. Joe Blankinship - Retired Pastor, Forest Hills Presbyterian Church USA, High Point, NC

Lighting Candle of HEALTH  Chaplain Annette Olsen – Duke Hospital, Durham, NC

 

Prayer: Deacon Sallie Simpson, Deacon/Univ. & Chapel, St. Augustine Univ, [Episcopal]  Raleigh, NC        

Lighting Candle of LOVE Imam Abdul WaheedMasjid Muhammed, Durham, NC

 

Prayer: Rev. Dr. Rodney Coles - Children of God in Christ, Greenville, NC

Lighting Candle of THANKSGIVING   Dr. Michelle Ong, St Patrick’s Episcopalian and St Therese Catholic Church, Mooresville NC

 

Prayer: Rev. Dr. James D. Gailliard, Pastor, Word Tabernacle Church, Rocky Mount, NC

Lighting Candle of CARE and CONCERN, Rev. Cheryl M. Walker, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Wilmington

 

Prayer: Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman, Immediate Past President State NAACP

Lighting Candle of PEACE, Reverend Robert A. Hudak, Retired Episcopal priest, NCCare4Carolina Faith Advisory Council, Greenville, NC

 

CLOSING PRAYER FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE

Rev. Dr. Rodney Sadler, Professor, Union Presbyterian Seminary, Charlotte, NC, Chairperson, NC NAACP State Health Committee

 

Song:  "Come Live in the Light / We Are Called to Act with Justice"  https://youtu.be/5DCzqHV-Xns

 

Closing Word of Inspiration: "Be the Light" . . . . . . . . Mary White and Audience {Call & Response}

 

Closing Remarks:  Rev. Dr. Floyd Wicker.   {Conceiver of the Virtual Prayer Vigil}   Fayetteville, NC

 

Closing Song: “This Little Light of Mine"  Soweto Choir https://youtu.be/1yUK0S_cEXY

WHEN
November 16, 2021 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
WHERE
Zoom, register below for link
52 RSVPS
Cathy Hadden Rachael Waldman Klayman Betty Boyd Rodney Sadler Joe Blankinship Rebecca Burmester Trish Townsend Jim Norris Rev. Phanta Lansden Margaret Villani Y. Dianna Wright Mariah Matheson Amy Simes Julie Noh-Smith Patti Rieser Chris Pernell Kim Mertes Michelle Stowe ong Stephen Stowe Rachel Baker Kevin Smith Dori King Sandy Irving Stacie Borrello

Who's RSVPing

Cathy Hadden
Rachael Waldman Klayman
Betty Boyd
Rodney Sadler
Joe Blankinship
Rebecca Burmester
Trish Townsend
Jim Norris
Rev. Phanta Lansden
Margaret Villani
Y. Dianna Wright
Mariah Matheson
Amy Simes
Julie Noh-Smith
Patti Rieser
Chris Pernell
Kim Mertes
Michelle Stowe ong
Stephen Stowe
Rachel Baker
Kevin Smith
Dori King
Sandy Irving
Stacie Borrello

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