Middle Church's Ongoing Response to Gun Reform

March 1, 2018

As people of faith, we are called to activism. Stand with as we demand Congress ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, and to reform our broken gun laws. Stand with us to move from moments of silence to movement and action. Here are ways to some ways to respond and stay informed:

Events, Rallies, and More

1) March for Our Lives -- March 24 (Washington DC)
Join Middle members and families to march in the streets of DC, demanding that children's lives and safety become a priority, and to end this epidemic of mass school shootings. Read more about March for Our Lives.

A bus will depart early on March 24 from NYC. Seats are first-come, first-serve with a $45 round-trip reservation, with breakfast and lunch included. Please register here or below:

March for Our Lives -- March 24 (New York  City)

Join Minister Rob Stephens for the March for Our Lives in New York City on Saturday, March 24. Please register here to stay informed on meeting location and time.

2) Demand the Ban Rally -- March 21 (Philadelphia) :: POSTPONED
3/20 -- Please note: Due to severe weather forecast, this rally has been postponed until further notice.

Join Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis in Philadelphia to once again turn a gun into a ploughshare, to sow the seeds of a future without gun violence as we #DemandtheBan on assault rifles and high-capacity magazines. Email Minister Rob Stephens, rstephens@middlechurch.org, if you are interested in attending. More Information & Registration

3) Enough! National School Walkout -- March 14
Women’s March Youth EMPOWER is calling for students, teachers, school administrators, parents and allies to take part in a #NationalSchoolWalkout for 17 minutes at 10am across every time zone on March 14, 2018. More Information & Signup

4) March Mass Meeting (Park Avenue Christian Church) -- March 11 (NYC)
Join Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis as she preaches at Park Avenue, calling us all to #MarchforOurLives. 

Articles, Media, and More

Watch: Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis's February 18 sermon "Close Encounters of the Kin-dom Kind," inviting us all to take action against our broken gun laws. 


—EveryTown for Gun Safety's 7 Actions You Can Take to Prevent Gun Violence 
Thoughts and Prayers and NRA Funding (NY Times, Oct. 17, 2017), listing which Congress members receive the most funding from the NRA


List of companies still supporting the NRA 
#EvilEyeGlove (Sea of Eyes) Pattern for Marching

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