28th Annual Blessed Night Out
Interfaith Ceremony, City Hall Park All-Night Vigil, Morning Press Conference
Thursday, May 30th, 6:30 pm, St. Paul’s Chapel & City Hall Park, NYC!
Back in the late 80’s, I served on the board of The Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness & Housing while Rector of St. Clement’s Episcopal Church in Hell’s Kitchen. Founded in 1986 at The Cathedral of St. John, IAHH, is a coalition of religious organizations working with and on behalf of homeless, poorly-housed & at-risk individuals.
Every year the Assembly organizes an interfaith ceremonial service, followed by an all night vigil for housing justice in City Hall Park with a press conference with elected officials and faith leaders on the steps of City Hall in the morning.
My parish always participated and it was wild sleeping out all night under the halls of power in City Hall Park!
Now, coming back 20 years later, as Outreach & Event Coordinator for IAHH, I am helping to produce this profound event, Blessed Night Out!
Watch this Video of previous Blessed Night Outs, (edited by our friend, Modern Resourcery!)
Find alot more info at www.blessednightout.org
A line up of the Blessed Night Out Events:
6:30 to 8:30pm — Interfaith Convocation for Housing Justice – St. Paul’s Chapel,
Broadway & Fulton
8:30pm to 9pm — Candlelight Procession from Church to encircle City Hall Park
9pm to 9am Friday — the Blessed Night Out – overnight vigil for Housing Justice – City Hall Park
9am — Friday Morning – Press Conference with habitat for Humanity and United to End Homelessness, faith leaders, advocates, public officials, formerly homeless people – calling on the next mayor to help “Build the Blessed City.”
For more Info: Call 212-316-3171 or email@example.com
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