Supreme Court to be Greeted by 'Consecration, Prayer and Anointing Service' in Front of Courthouse Oct. 2
Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, Christian Defense Coalition, 202-547-1735, 540-538-4741 cell; Rev. Rob Schenck, Faith and Action, 202-546-8329, 703-447-7686 cell
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /Christian Newswire/ -- Christian organizations will conduct a consecration, prayer and anointing service for the opening of the new session of the United States Supreme Court on Monday, October 2, at 9:00 A.M., on the public sidewalk in front of the United States Supreme Court.
When: Monday, October 2, 9:00 AM
Where: In front of the United States Supreme Court
Who: The service will be led by the Christian Defense Coalition and Faith and Action. There were also be prayer and worship services being held at the Supreme Court throughout the day led by Justice House of Prayer, Rock for Life and Mars Hill.
The events will end with an evening candlelight vigil and worship service at 7:30 P.M.; sponsored by Rock for Life.
The groups will be seeking God’s wisdom, guidance and direction for upcoming cases being heard before the court this term. Of major interest is the Partial-Birth case which will be heard on Wednesday, November 8th.
“The Supreme Court literally makes ‘life and death’ decisions that impact all Americans. Therefore, it is important for the faith community ask God for His wisdom, direction and guidance in all matters before the court. The word consecration means ‘to set apart.’ And this Monday, we will be having a special service in which we will be ‘setting the court apart’ to fulfill God’s plan for justice and mercy. The consecration service will include worship, prayer, Scripture reading and anointing with oil.” -- Rev. Patrick J. Mahoney, Director of the Christian Defense Coalition
There will be ongoing prayer and worship at the Supreme Court throughout the day ending with an evening candlelight vigil.