Creation Care Walk In Pocahontas And Highland This Week

Hillsboro, WV – A group of Evangelical Christians, including some Pocahontas County residents will be walking through Pocahontas and Highland Counties this week. The walk is a Creation Care walk and is a prelude to the National Day of Prayer for Creation Care on May 25th in Washington DC and other cities across the nation.

This particular walk began in Anstead WV on May 7th. Along the journey, participants will stop and pray for the world and for the people who have been affected by changes in the earth’s climate. Below is their schedule (text only).

5/10 Hillsboro Methodist, Hillsboro, WV
Contact:Kerry Workman 304-653-4681
Cover 15 miles and stay Overnight at High Rocks Academy

5/11 Marlinton Presbyterian,Marlinton, WV
Contact: Larry Gamble 304-799-6145
Cover 10 miles with some hills – short cut possible

5/12 Johnson’s Rt. 92, Frost, WV
Contact: Allen Johnson 304-799-4137
Cover 15 miles starting in Huntersville – flat terrain.

5/13 Word of Faith Church, Monterey, VA
Contact: Chip Hill 540- 499-2154
Cover 18 miles starting at state line.

5/14 Franklin Lutheran, Franklin, WV
Contact: Craig & Wendy Richter 304-358-2438
Cover 16 miles starting near state line.

5/15 To be announced

5/16 Eastern Mennonite, Harrisonburg, VA
Cover 39 miles Two day total. Shorter with shuttles.

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