40 Days for Life – in Rochester for the first time

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This fall, from September 24 – November 2 of 2008, the Rochester area community will be uniting with dozens of other cities across America – and around the world – for the largest and longest coordinated pro-life mobilization in history – the 40 Days for Life campaign. People of faith are praying that this effort will mark the beginning of the end of abortion.

40 Days for Life is a focused pro-life campaign that has generated measurable lifesaving results in more than 130 cities where it has been implemented. Some locations have reported as much as a 28% drop in local abortion numbers and hundreds of new people getting involved in local lifesaving ministry efforts.

The 40 Days for Life campaign is made up of three key components:

  • Prayer and Fasting: inviting people of faith throughout Rochester and Monroe County to join together for 40 days of fervent prayer and fasting for an end to abortion
  • Peaceful Vigil: standing for life through a 40-day peaceful public witness outside the localPlanned Parenthood at 114 University Ave.
  • Community Outreach: taking a positive, upbeat pro-life message to every corner of our Monroe County and through media efforts, church presentations, petition drives, and public visibility.

Learn how you can “speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves” here in Rochester and Monroe County by contacting Jose E. Rivera at [email protected] or by visiting:www.40daysforlife.com/Rochester  (coming soon).

National information can be found on www.40daysforlife.com .

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