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Pro-homosexuality UM's Make Plans To Crash White House Easter Events

From: RMN Flashnet [mailto:flashnet@rmnetwork.org]
Sent: Friday, April 07, 2006 7:38 PM
To: gaylecfelton@aol.com
Subject: RMN Flashnet 2006-04-07


The Reconciling Ministries Network Digest Friday, April 7, 2006



We are working with Family Pride Coalition to create an LGBT Family Visibility Event at the 2006 White House Easter Egg Roll and we need YOUR help to make this happen! Reconciling congregation, Foundry UMC, will host the post roll celebration!

The White House Easter Egg Roll is held every year on the White House lawn. It’s open to the public and always a big media event -- this year, on April 17th, LGBT families are going to be a visible part of this great American tradition! This is a wonderfuul opportunity for our fellow citizens across the country to see LGBT families as they really are. But we need lots of help to make this happen – we need people to stand in line for tickets on the Friday night before the Egg Roll, April 14th, people to help out at events surrounding the Egg Roll, people to put up out-of-town families in their homes -- to find out more about this event and how you can be a part of it, go to http://www.familypride.org/eggroll.

We are proud to be partnering with Family Pride and dozens of other LGBT organizations to help organize LGBT families to attend this year’s White House Egg Roll to show President Bush and the whole world our wonderful and beautiful families. But we need your help to make this happen. We have over 250 registered to attend, but we need line standers to help us secure tickets for the over 400 children who want to roll an egg down the White House Lawn. Please come join other volunteers on Friday, April 14th at 8:00 pm to stand in line for tickets. Refreshments will be provided and Family Pride will be handing out glow sticks. You can meet other line standers at 8:00 pm at the corner of 15th Street NW and Pennsylvania Avenue. From there you will proceed over to the White House Ellipse Visitor’s Pavilion to wait in line for tickets.

If you can help out please go to www.familypride.org/eggroll and click on the link at the bottom that says "volunteer".

The hundreds of kids hoping to roll eggs down the lawn on Monday, April 17th thank you in advance for your help.

For questions or emergencies during the weekend, please call 202.276.4311.

Friday, April 14, 2006

8:00 pm Meet at the Ellipse Visitor Pavilion of the White House (southwest corner of 15th and E Streets). For those of you able to stand in line for tickets, please meet us at the Ellipse on the South Side of the White House (closest to the Mall). We will be waiting in line until the Park Service Rangers pass out tickets. Family Pride will be handing out coffee, cocoa and other goodies to make the time go quickly.

Saturday, April 15, 2006

Play Dates at Walter Pierce Park, The National Mall, and the National Air and Space Museum.

Sunday, April 16, 2006

4:00 p.m. Starbucks Gathering – Dupont Circle, Tickets and Leis will be handed out.

Monday, April 17, 2006 – THE BIG DAY

7:15 am Pre-Egg Roll Gathering – Southwest corner of 15th and Constitution Ave. at the base of the Washington Monument. Nearest Metro Stop: Metro Center on the Red Line or Federal Triangle on the Orange Line (Get your tickets here!) 8:00 am Egg Roll Begins! Let’s Have a Great Time 11:00 am Post-Egg Roll Celebration Foundry United Methodist Church 1500 16th Street, NW at the intersection of P & 16th Street.

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