On May 17th there will be a prayer march for persecuted Christians in Orlando, Florida. Among the speakers at the rally after the march will be Sister Hatune Dogan and Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff.
In the following video, the Rev. Bruce Lieske of Burning Bush Ministries provides some background on the worldwide persecution of Christians — primarily, but not entirely, at the hands of Muslims:
Rev. Lieske sends these details on the event:
Prayer March for Persecuted Christians Orlando, FL May 17
Location: Lake Eola Park, at the Forum (opposite Panera Bread) Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014 Time: 6:30-9:00 PM Conclusion: Trinity Lutheran Church, 123 E. Livingston 8-9 PM Speakers: Sister Hatune Dogan, Elizabeth Sabaditsch Wolff, Mrs. Julie Dass, and others from Egypt, Syria, Pakistan, Iran, and Europe Cost: Free and Open To The Public Dress: March will cover 1 mile so wear comfortable shoes. Speakers: If you can’t physically do the walk go to Trinity Lutheran Church before 8 PM to hear our international speakers and prayer service. Parking: Free covered parking across street from Trinity Lutheran Church, 123 E. Livingston (Park there and walk to muster area at the park.)
The march will begin at 6:30 PM, East end of Lake Eola Park, at the Forum opposite Panera Bread [“S” on map], proceeding along the South end of Lake Eola, Northward on Rosalind, concluding with a prayer rally at Trinity Lutheran Church, 123 E. Livingston Street [“F” on map].
8 PM, at Trinity Lutheran Church, we will have International speakers from Europe, Egypt, Syria, and Pakistan sharing their personal accounts of Christian persecution.
A 2014 Pew Study reports, Christians are the most persecuted group in the world. In 2013, a Vatican spokesman reported 100,000 Christians are murdered each year.
Churches are regularly burned in Nigeria, Egypt, Syria, Pakistan, Indonesia, and Iraq. Christian pastors have been jailed and beheaded.
Our Prayer March is not political, but rather an appeal to God and humanity to stop the desecration of human life.
Churches and other interested organizations are invited to participate.
Signage and candles will be provided by Burning Bush Ministries who is sponsoring this event.
Contact Bruce Lieske or Alan Kornman at PrayerMarch@yahoo.com for more info.
It is time for Christians of all sects, and all people of conscience, to speak up for Christians being violently persecuted in North Korea, Middle East, North Africa, and anywhere else this violence is taking place.
The Prayer March For Persecuted Christians is a Clarion call for the Clergy in the United States to speak out for the voiceless.
Join us on May 17 in Orlando, FL to give voice to the voiceless.
Thank you and see you on May 17, 2014 in Orlando, FL.