PRAYER VIGIL INSTRUCTIONS
317-515-7269 Jim Recasner
877-734-2444 Eileen Hartman
STREET PARKING is available along Georgetown Road just south of Planned Parenthood in the paved right-of-way on both sides of the street. This area is directly in front of and across the street from Penske trucking company.
DO NOT PARK in the parking lots of Planned Parenthood or any other businesses or in the empty lot at the corner of Georgetown Road and 86th St.
1. Please complete an INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION FORM, initialing and signing the statement of peace at the top of the form. This needs to be done only once and forms are available at the vigil site.
2. Upon arrival prayer volunteers should sign the SIGN-UP SHEET for the current day of the vigil. This will help us to keep track of how many people come each day. Add your email address to receive
3. Volunteers may pray as they wish, silently, verbally, in groups or individually. Singing is encouraged.
4. Prayer volunteers are asked to remain in the large grassy prayer vigil area as shown on the parking map. Trained Sidewalk Counselors will be near clients at the Planned Parenthood driveway. Please give a distance between yourself and the driveway so as not to interfere with the work of the Sidewalk Counselors. Pray for their success and do not approach them as they do the most important work in the world – helping families and saving babies.
VIGIL PORTFOLIO: The vigil portfolio contains signs, prayer sheets, sign-in sheets and peace agreements.
SIGNAGE: 40 Days-Indy will supply signage. Personal signs are permitted, but please be aware that the message of 40 Days for life is one of love and forgiveness.
CHAIRS: Those who are able to stand should do so. The elderly or those who are physically unable to stand for long periods are welcome to bring chairs. Families may bring a blanket for children to kneel on with their parent(s).
TRASH: Please help us to keep the area clean.
If someone has not filled out the Registration Form, please give them one and list their name on the daily sign-in sheet.
Questions? - If someone asks a question and you do not know the answer, call a Phone Contact listed above.
The local police have been informed about the vigil and may stop to see if all is well. If a police car pulls up, please talk to the officer, answer any questions, follow any directions and thank them for their service. After the police leave call a Phone Contact listed above.
Short of an emergency should you feel the need to contact the authorities call Captain Mason at the Northwest District, 327-6617 followed by a call to the contact list listed above.
In the case of an emergency always (911) first and the Phone Contact second.