A first-of-its-kind climate prayer vigil in Oak Ridge on Sunday will feature a free concert and faith leaders, scientists, and citizens concerned about climate change, a press release said.
The concert at Melton Lake Park will featureÂ Sparky and Rhonda Rucker of Maryville. Others participating in Sunday’s vigil and concert areÂ Tennessee Interfaith Power and Light, or TIPL;Â Citizens Climate Coalition, or CCC; and prominent Tennessee climate organizers, faith leaders, lawmakers, environmentalÂ and municipalÂ organizations, and concerned citizens, the press release said.
It’s the first Tennessee Interfaith Power and Lightâ€‹ Climate Prayer Vigil in Oak Ridge. Sunday’s event will include statements on the urgency of climate action,Â music, candles,Â prayers by three faith leaders,Â a silent meditation, and a benediction.
Then, hosted by the Citizens Climate Coalition,Â climate organizations, scientists, andÂ others will offer opportunities for effectiveÂ action, the press release said. [Read more…]