Concert Across America to End Gun Violence

SAINT JAMES PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ANNOUNCES PARTICIPATION IN

CONCERT ACROSS AMERICA TO END GUN VIOLENCE#ConcertAcrossAmerica

Nationwide event to be held Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016

 

GREENSBORO, NC (Sept. 1, 2016) -- A coalition of gun violence prevention activists in Greensboro, announced today, its participation in a national Concert Across America to End Gun Violence, scheduled for Sunday, September 25, 2016.The Greensboro concert will be hosted by Saint James Presbyterian Church, 820 Ross Avenue, www.stjamespresby.org and North Carolinians Against Gun Violence (NCGV) www.ncgv.org. The free concert is open to the public and will start at 4P. ET. St. James’ event will be one of many concerts held across the U.S., each connected via social media and online at www.RememberSept25.org.

The leaders and members of Saint James Presbyterian Church are excited to share this musical event with the community, said Reverend Dr. Diane Givens Moffett, senior pastor.  “As we experience the horror of gun violence throughout our communities and this nation, it is our hope that people of faith will be peacemakers, doing all that we can to prevent the senseless violence of lethal weapons that snatch up the lives of our loved one and friends,” Rev. Moffett said. 

Musical groups participating at the Greensboro event include, New Generation Praise Team, and the Inspirational Ensemble, with additional acts to be announced. For more information about the Concert Across America to End Gun Violence, visit www.remembersept25.org.

About the Concert Across America

The Concert Across America will take place on Sept. 25, the date designated by Congress in 2007 as a day of remembrance for murder victims. This nationwide event will bring together a network of organizations, activists and artists with the dual goals of keeping guns out of dangerous hands and making the issue of illegal guns top of mind for members of Congress. For more information, visit www.RememberSept25.org.