WATER: A Sacred Gift, a Human Right, and Our Stewardship Role

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What: On the eve on the fifth anniversary of the 2014 water crisis, community members are invited to gather together for WATER: A sacred gift, a human right, and our stewardship role

When: 6 – 8 p.m. January 8, 2019

Where: Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1600 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV 25311

Community leaders will:
– Examine West Virginia water justice issues through a moral and faith-based lens

– Discuss current and legacy water pollution issues our community faces and ways West Virginia residents can be proactive in protecting safe drinking water

– Hold a candlelight vigil on the banks of the Kanawha River to mark the fifth anniversary of the MCHM water crisis.

This event is free and open to the Public. Light refreshments served.

Co-sponsoring groups: CARE–Call to Action for Racial Equality / Christians for the Mountains / Creation Justice Ministries / OVEC – Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition / West Virginia Citizen Action Group / West Virginia Council of Churches / West Virginia Interfaith Power and Light / West Virginia Rivers Coalition