1:00-1:30pm – Vigil at McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University. This vigil is being led by McAfee seminary students involved in the Lee Arrendale theology program (Kelly is a graduate of this program). It will take place in the Interfaith Prayer Garden and Labyrinth (West Parking Lot on Mercer’s Atlanta campus, near the McAfee building). All are welcome. Click here for directions.
Rally @the Capitol, 7pm Monday evening
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Thursday, September 24
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Voices for Life, Cannon Chapel, Emory University, 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322. Join us in a service to pray for Kelly Gissendaner and those who care for her. We invite all Candler School of Theology students and those who love Kelly into in a space of reflection, with prayer, song, and creative expression. Come to lift your voices and hearts in hope.
Daily: Pray daily with Kelly More information
Wednesday, September 23
11:00 a.m. – Faith leaders pray for clemency for Kelly Gissendaner. Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles, 2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive SE, Suite 458, Balcony Level, East Tower, Atlanta, GA 30334-4909
7:00 p.m. – Service of Prayer and Light for Kelly Gissendaner and all those hurt by her crime and death sentence, to beseech God for healing and mercy for all involved, and to witness to hope. The Cathedral of St. Philip, 2744 Peachtree Road, N.W., Atlanta, GA 30305 More information EDITOR NOTE: CALL FOR SET UP AND ACCESS RESTRICTIONS
Tuesday, September 22
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Redeeming Responsibility: Why Churches Should Engage in Prison Ministry. Webinar, Presented by Elizabeth M. Bounds, associate professor of Christian ethics. More information
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. No One is Beyond Redemption: A Candler Conversation on Capital Punishment and the Scheduled Execution of Kelly Gissendaner. Facilitated by Liz Bounds, associate professor of Christian ethics, Robert Franklin, James T. and Berta R. Laney Professor in Moral Leadership, and Katie Chamblee, staff attorney with the Southern Center for Human Rights who focuses on death penalty cases in Georgia and Alabama. Candler School of Theology is located on the campus of Emory University, at 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322. More information