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"40 Days for Life" pro-life prayer vigil begins in Sacramento

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A peaceful, pro-life prayer vigil began in Sacramento on Wednesday, March 5th, and will continue until April 13th. International sponsor and organizer of the event, 40 Days for Life, is a focused pro-life campaign with a "vision to access God’s power through prayer, fasting, and peaceful vigils to end abortion. The mission of the campaign is to bring together the body of Christ in a spirit of unity during a focused 40 day campaign of prayer, fasting, and peaceful activism, with the purpose of repentance, to seek God’s favor to turn hearts and minds from a culture of death to a culture of life, thus bringing an end to abortion."

The focus of this year’s prayer vigil will once again be the Women’s Health Specialists abortion clinic, located at 1442 Ethan Way in the Arden-Arcade area of Sacramento. Participants gather not only to pray, but to also respectfully distribute literature in support of human life. Trained sidewalk counselors also look for opportunities to lovingly share a message regarding the sanctify of pre-born human life with anyone willing to listen. Those interested in participating can choose any hour from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday to gather for prayer. Other promotional activities, such as a pro-life concert in Auburn today, are also planned. In addition, positive, pro-life messages will be shared throughout Sacramento during the campaign, raising support for and an awareness of the sanctity of all human life from the moment of conception onward.

To help promote the 40 Days for Life campaign, flyers can be downloaded and distributed in English and in Spanish. As with any such effort, there are costs involved. Donations to help offset these expenses can be sent to: Cherish California's Children, 4246 2nd Avenue Sacramento, CA 95817. Checks need to be made payable to, Cherish California's Children, with "Sacramento 40 Days for Life" on the memo line.

To learn more about 40 Days for Life or to volunteer to serve God in these efforts, visit their website or contact the local leadership team by calling Wynette Sills at 916-955-1577 or via email at wsills@succeed.net. Contact 40 Days of Life today. United, we can end abortion and save precious lives created in the image of the Living God.

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