Announcement: Consumption Sabbath

Hey friends of Geez,

We’re co-sponsoring an old fashioned tent revival meeting with a radical twist: it’s on Earth Day, so we’re inviting people to admit their complicity in an over-consumptive society and take a pledge to shift their thinking (change their hearts?) and, hopefully, change their ways.

Come one, come all . . . bring your fossil fuel confessions to the altar (literally). Testify to the healing power of local food, pedal-powered transportation and other sustainable solutions.

Consumption Sabbath
Street March, Tent Meeting, Radical Revival

Sunday, April 22:
9:30 a.m.
Walk starts at Omand’s Creek Park (Raglan St. at Wolseley Ave.)
It’s a human-powered pilgrimage to the tent site.

10:15 a.m.
Join walkers at Vimy Ridge Park (Home St. at Portage Ave.)
for a shorter walk to the site.

11:00 a.m.
Tent meeting in Memorial Park (just north of the Legislature)
Gather under a tent, wail and praise with the choir, hear “testimonies” from the “converted” and be challenged by a sermon delivered with retro-charisma and social justice relevance.

If you can, we invite you to honour consumption sabbath by walking, cycling, or taking the bus to this event. For more information, see www.consumptionsabbath.com

Sincerely,
Aiden Enns, Publisher, Geez magazine
Melanie Dennis Unrau, Editor, Geez magazine
Krystofer Penner, Web Editor, Geez magazine

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