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Bob Edgar, of the National Council of Churches and Clergy Offer Worship at Encampment in Crawford


GOLD STAR FAMILIES FOR PEACE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Ryan Fletcher 202-641-0277, Dante Zappala 215-520-7040

**Prayer Ceremony at 12:00 Noon. CDT at Camp Outside President’s Ranch**

Bob Edgar, of the National Council of Churches and Clergy Offer Worship at Encampment in Crawford

Religious Community Joins Gold Star Families and Families with Loved Ones in Iraq

CRAWFORD, TX - Rev. Dr. Bob Edgar, National Council of Churches general secretary and a former member of Congress will be joined by clergy who will offer prayer and pastoral care to Gold Star Families for Peace and all those who are holding vigil near the President’s Ranch in Crawford, TX and give witness to the true cost of the war on Iraq.

Rev. Dr. Bob Edgar will offer worship near the more than 1800 crosses which commemorate each fallen soldier. that have been placed on the roadside surrounding ‘Camp Casey’. Edgar and the National Council of Churches and other religious groups have vigorously opposed the war since the beginning and have called on President Bush to reassess his war policy.

WHO: Bob Edgar, of the National Council of Churches and Clergy, Members of Gold Star Families for Peace, Military Families Speak Out and supporters

WHEN: 12:00 Noon, Friday August 12, 2005

WHERE: At Prarie Chapel Road and Morgan Road outside President’s Ranch in Crawford, TX.

Cindy Sheehan, whose son Army Specialist Casey Sheehan was killed in Sadr City, Iraq on April 4, 2004, has been in Crawford since August 5th, demanding a meeting with the President. She has been joined by 23 military families with loved ones who were killed in Iraq, are currently serving in Iraq or who are about to deploy or redeploy to Iraq. All of these families have come to Crawford, Texas to share their stories about the personal costs of the war in Iraq and add their voices to the call for President Bush to honor our fallen and honor our loved ones’ service by ending the occupation, bringing the troops home now and taking care of them when they get here.

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Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
Matthew 5:4

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.
Matthew 5: 6

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
Matthew 5:8

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.
Matthew 5:9

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:10

Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. Matthew 5:11

Thou shall not kill
Exodus 20:13

And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
Isaiah 2:4

Greet one another with the kiss of Christian love. May peace be with all of you who belong to Christ.
1 Peter 5:14

You must turn away from evil and do good; you must strive for peace with all your heart.
1 Peter 3:11

And goodness is the harvest that is produced from the seeds the peacemakers plant in peace.
James 3:18

Try to be at peace with everyone, and try to live a holy life, because no one will see the Lord without it.
Hebrews 12:14

May the Lord himself, who is our source of peace, give you peace at all times and in every way.
2 Thessalonians 3:16

The peace that Christ gives is to guide you in the decisions you make; for it is to this peace that God has called you together in the one body.
Colossians 3:15

God has called you to live in peace.
1 Corinthians 7:15

Love your neighbor as you love yourself.
Matthew 22:39

For the whole Law is summed up in one commandment: "Love your neighbor as you love yourself."
Galatians 5:14

A child is born to us! A son is given to us! And he will be our ruler. He will be called, "Wonderful! Counselor," "Mighty God," "Eternal Father," "Prince of Peace."
Isaiah 9:6

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
Matthew 5:4

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.
Matthew 5: 6

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
Matthew 5:8

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.
Matthew 5:9

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:10

Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. Matthew 5:11

Thou shall not kill
Exodus 20:13

And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
Isaiah 2:4

Greet one another with the kiss of Christian love. May peace be with all of you who belong to Christ.
1 Peter 5:14

You must turn away from evil and do good; you must strive for peace with all your heart.
1 Peter 3:11

And goodness is the harvest that is produced from the seeds the peacemakers plant in peace.
James 3:18

Try to be at peace with everyone, and try to live a holy life, because no one will see the Lord without it.
Hebrews 12:14

May the Lord himself, who is our source of peace, give you peace at all times and in every way.
2 Thessalonians 3:16

The peace that Christ gives is to guide you in the decisions you make; for it is to this peace that God has called you together in the one body.
Colossians 3:15

God has called you to live in peace.
1 Corinthians 7:15

Love your neighbor as you love yourself.
Matthew 22:39

For the whole Law is summed up in one commandment: "Love your neighbor as you love yourself."
Galatians 5:14

A child is born to us! A son is given to us! And he will be our ruler. He will be called, "Wonderful! Counselor," "Mighty God," "Eternal Father," "Prince of Peace."
Isaiah 9:6

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
Matthew 5:4

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.
Matthew 5: 6

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
Matthew 5:8

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.
Matthew 5:9

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:10

Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. Matthew 5:11

Thou shall not kill
Exodus 20:13

And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
Isaiah 2:4

Greet one another with the kiss of Christian love. May peace be with all of you who belong to Christ.
1 Peter 5:14

You must turn away from evil and do good; you must strive for peace with all your heart.
1 Peter 3:11

And goodness is the harvest that is produced from the seeds the peacemakers plant in peace.
James 3:18

Try to be at peace with everyone, and try to live a holy life, because no one will see the Lord without it.
Hebrews 12:14

May the Lord himself, who is our source of peace, give you peace at all times and in every way.
2 Thessalonians 3:16

The peace that Christ gives is to guide you in the decisions you make; for it is to this peace that God has called you together in the one body.
Colossians 3:15

God has called you to live in peace.
1 Corinthians 7:15

Love your neighbor as you love yourself.
Matthew 22:39

For the whole Law is summed up in one commandment: "Love your neighbor as you love yourself."
Galatians 5:14

A child is born to us! A son is given to us! And he will be our ruler. He will be called, "Wonderful! Counselor," "Mighty God," "Eternal Father," "Prince of Peace."
Isaiah 9:6

My neighbor has a gun, and a roof. Therefore, I will kill my neighbor.

Good christians? Where are you? Jesus taught you peace not war. You are always taking trips here and there for this and that why aren't more of your groups taking your church busses to Crawford?

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