Ask your church secretary to put a notice in the bulletin. Ask
your pastor to encourage people to attend a local Life Chain. Come
and enjoy being part of this event in one of 1100 cities near you.
Please forward this idea to those who may be interested and to the
person at your church who does announcements.|
Life Chain -
Take a Stand for Life!
Next Sunday, October 2, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. you are invited to
be part of a peaceful, prayerful, pro-life witness. Join with
participants in more than 1,200 locations across the United States
and Canada to pray silently for our nation, for the unborn and for
people in crisis situations.
Professionally printed signs include "Adoption - the Loving
Option," "Lord, Forgive Us and Our Nation," "Abortion Kills
Children," "Jesus Forgives and Heals." http://www.LifeChain.net.
Sample flyer for 18 Dallas area locations is at
More than 1100 Life Chains are listed at
Locations are listed by state and also Canada locations.
MORE INFORMATION ON LIFE CHAIN
Personal experiences from Life Chain coordinators illustrate
the Life Chain influence. A ninth-grade boy who was nervous about
being part of the Life Chain got enough courage to participate.
During the following week when he was asked to write a paper in
English class, he wrote about his experience and why it was
important to be pro-life. His teacher showed his paper to some
other teachers and called his mother, who immediately thought her
son was in trouble.
The teacher said that she had an abortion years ago and that
she and some of the other teachers needed to talk to someone who
could counsel them about their abortions. - Pastor Joe Goodson,
Mansfield, Texas During the hour of prayer, I was asking our Father
what He wanted me to do about next year's Life Chain, in light of
the overwhelming lack of participation of the Church in our
community. (On this rainy day, there were only 75 at the Life Chain
when usually we had 300 to 400 in our location.)
While asking Him, a car pulled up to where I was standing.
The man driving got out and asked me what I and the few others were
doing. When I told him, he said, "Thank you. Do you see my little
girl in the front seat? Her mother and grandmother wanted to abort
her because her mother and I are not married. When they were unable
to fulfill their desire, my little girl's grandmother committed
I have given my life to Jesus and my little girl and I are
praying that her mother will eventually get saved too. Please keep
doing what you are doing today." He got back in the car and I
thanked Jesus for answering my prayer. - Pastor Charles Z. Burchett,
Kirbyville To GOD be the glory...we saw one soul saved! She had an
abortion 14 years ago at her mother's insistence and had carried the
guilt all these years! Also, we had many positive reactions (no
negative that I saw) and even had several passersby give some of our
chainers umbrellas and rain ponchos. Praise GOD. - Barbara Moffett,
Waxahachie/Ellis County While I was standing in the rain with my
umbrella and rain poncho on, a man in a BMW pulled up and parked
behind me. He ran over and got soaking wet while we visited. He
asked what we were doing and said they have two girls in the car who
were adopted and they have never told them that they were. While
they were driving through the signs, one of the girls read slowly,
"Adoption: the Loving Option." The other one read slowly, "Abortion
Kills Children." Then both of them asked, "What does that mean?"
He said, "You have given us the perfect opportunity to explain to
them. Thank you for being here." - Mary Solis, Lake
The Greenville Life Chain has become a successful and integral
part of community involvement in Greenville ever since 1992. It has
succeeded in gaining the respect of businesses and municipal
entities because of its courteous, yet serious, presence. But it
has also become a heartwarming and profound expression in the
community of the link that exists among all people committed to
truth and justice. - Mike Drake, Greenville
It is still not to late to organize a Life Chain. Sunday, Oct
30 is an alternate date for a Life Chain. See