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Oct 26, 2012
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Churches march to vote in Florida Oct. 28

Contact: Edrea Davis edmedia@dogonvillage.com

FLORIDA CHURCHES ARE
MARCHING THE SOULS TO THE POLLS FOR THE
FIRST AND ONLY SUNDAY OF EARLY VOTING

Unity Protect Our Vote Sundays, will also launch in churches nationally October 28

Florida - Hoping to send a strong message that will resonate nationwide, a coalition of non-partisan organizations have joined forces to conduct a massive march comprised of over 200 congregations “Marching Souls to the Polls” on the first Sunday of early voting in Florida, October 28, 2012.

The Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation, Unity 12 Voter Empowerment Campaign, National Congress of Black Women, ACLU, Rainbow/PUSH, A. Philip Randolph Institute, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, AFL-CIO, Black Women’s Roundtable, Black Youth Vote!, African American Council of Christian Clergy, and F.I.R.E., have come together to coordinate this massive initiative as the Black Civic Engagement Working Group of Fl.

WHAT: Souls To Polls – Marches from Church to the polls

WHEN: DATE: Sunday, October 28, 2012 TIME: Times vary based on service ending times – contact for times

WHERE: Over 200 Churches throughout Florida (for a list of churches see below.

HOW: To participate in a march or schedule an interview contact Edrea edmedia@dogonvillage.com/770.961.6200 to be connected with the coordinator for each county. If you email include your county and I will provide the county coordinator that can give you the name and address of the church nearest your location.

PARTICPATING CHURCHES “MARCHING THE SOULS TO THE POLLS” ​ BREVARD COUNTY St. John Church of God I Christ, Pentacostal House of Prayer, Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church, Awesome God Prayer Center, Central Brevard Church of God in Christ, Friendship Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Moriah AME Church, Parker Memorial Missionary Baptist Church, Zion Orthodox Primitive Baptist Church, Community Fellowship Church, New Hope Deliverance Temple, Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, Mt. Oline Missionary Baptist Church, Greater Blessed Assurance Apostolic Temple, St. James AME Church

BROWARD COUNTY New Hope Baptist Church, Koinonia Worship Center, Mt. Bethel Baptist Church, Church of God of Prophecy, Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Hallandale Church of God, Star of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church

DUVAL COUNTY ​ GADSDEN COUNTY Palace AME Church, Friendship AME Church, Midway unity Fellowship

JACKSON COUNTY Friendship Baptist church, St. Luke Baptist Church, St. James AME Church, New Hope Baptist Church, Pope Chapel AME Church, Jerusalem AME Church, Poplar Springs Baptist Church, New Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Mt. Olive AMR Church, Holyneck Baptist Church  MIAMI-DADE 93rd Street Community Baptist Church, Greater Bethel AME Church, St. James AME Church, Church of the Open Door

LEE COUNTY

LEON COUNTY First Presbyterian Church of Tallahassee, New Birth Tabernacle of Praise, New Life United Methodist Church, Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, Mt. Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church, New Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, New Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, New Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church, New Hickory Hill Primitive Baptist Church, New Hope Primitive Baptist Church, New Hope Primitive Baptist Church, New Hope Primitive Baptist Church, New Jerusalem Primitive Baptist Church, New Zion Primitive Baptist Church, Philadelphia Primitive Baptist Church, Antioch Primitive Baptist Church, Brown Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, China Hill Primitive Baptist Church, First Community Primitive Baptist Church, Friendship Primitive Baptist Church, Little Salem Primitive Baptist Church, Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Carmel Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Calvary Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Horeb Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Olive II Primitive Baptist Church, Queen Chapel Primitive Baptist Church, St. Mary Primitive Baptist Church, St. Matthew Primitive Baptist Church, St. Matthew Primitive Baptist Church, St. Paul Primitive Baptist Church, St. Paul Primitive Baptist Church, St. Peter Primitive Baptist Church, St. James Primitive Baptist Church, St. Joseph Primitive Baptist Church, St. John Primitive Baptist Church, Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church, Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church, Calvary Baptist Church, New Destiny Church of Christ, Turning Point International Church, New Image Christian Church, Deeper Life International Ministries, Disciples Outreach International Ministries

ORANGE COUNTY Macedonia Baptist Church, Ebon Temple Church of God, Inc.,New Covenant Perfecting Ministries, Bethel Baptist Missionary Church, New Covenant Baptist Church, Expierence Christian Center, Agape Perfecting Praise & Worship Center, The Worship Center, Carter Tabernacle CME Church, Cornerstone Baptist Church, Greater St. Paul AME Church, House of God, Mt. Dora, Empowerment Ministries, St. Mark AME Church, Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church, El Bethel Temple, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Rising Sun Ministries, Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, Mt. Olive AME Church, Mt. Olive CME Church, The Hope Church, Hurst Chapel AME Church, Reconciliation Christian Center

OSCEOLA COUNTY Prayerline Church of God, St. James Methodist Zion Church, New Hope Community Church, St. Paul Church of God In Faith, Ball Chapel AME Church, Bethel AME Church, Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Harvest Time Ministry, St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church(Kissimmee), St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, Inc (St. Cloud),  PALM BEACH COUNTY

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