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Holy Comforter Celebrates Liberty Amendments Month

(Sponsored by Becoming Beloved Community)

Sunday, June 27 and Thursday, July 15, 2021

Church of the Holy Comforter
543 Beulah Road, NE 
Vienna, VA 22180
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Liberty Amendments MonthWhat is Liberty Amendments Month?

The Town of Vienna Virginia's Liberty Amendments Month celebrates the following Amendments to the Constitution:

  • 13th (Abolition of Slavery)
  • 14th (Citizenship and Equal Rights)
  • 15th (Voting Rights)
  • 19th (Women’s Right to Vote)

Community organizations, businesses and individuals are participating in four weeks of festivities from June 19 through July 17, 2021 (Learn more). That includes us at Holy Comforter!

 

How will Holy Comforter participate?

HALO, Inc(1) Sunday, June 27 at 7:00 p.m. - Concert of music related to all four amendments (Church Front Lawn).

Aspirations to Reality - Classical Artists Directed by HALO, Inc will present musical selections along with a spoken narrative that will speak to both the aspirations of the amendments as well as the harsh realities that were experienced in their wake.

 

 

Winifred Conkling(2) Thursday, July 15 at 7:00 p.m. - Presentation by parishioner Winifred Conkling (Ministry Center).

Votes for Women: The Story behind the 19th Amendment - Winifred Conkling, parishioner and award winning author of Votes for Women!, will talk about the history of women’s suffrage from 1848 to the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

BOTH PROGRAMS ARE FREE OF CHARGE.

How can you help?

  • Setup and takedown
  • Greeters
  • Refreshments (water and lemonade)
  • Donate

Please volunteer by contacting Zara Harris or Cassandra Bosco.

We also need sponsors to help cover the costs of the concert (about $3000). Please donate online HERE (under "Fund" select "Liberty Amendments Month") Or you can send a chuch to the Church Office, with "Liberty Amendments Month" in the memo line.