Prayer Vigil For Pastor Saeed Abedini, Imprisoned In Iran

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A special service of devotions and prayers will be held at Salam Christian Fellowship for Pastor Saeed Abedini who is detained and tortured in Iranian jails.
Abedini, an American citizen who has worked setting up churches in Iran for nearly a decade, was arrested in 2012 “on charges related to his religious beliefs,” according to the State Department. Abedini has been subjected to torture and was told that if he converts back to Islam, he would be set free.
Program:
Presentation: Persecution and the Church. Dr. Roy Oksnevad
Q & A, Comments.
1- Scripture Readings on Persecution in Arabic, Farsi, and English
2- Prayers in Farsi, Iranian Believer (Salam member)/ Prayers in Arabic, Pastor Hicham.
3- Prayers in English, Brother Richard Fick (member of Faith Lutheran, Geneva, IL), and President of Cyrus Ministries.
4- The Lord’s Prayer in Farsi, Arabic, and English.
5- Benediction, Pastor Hicham
6- Middle Eastern Lunch (FREE).
Where: Peace Lutheran Church, 21W500 Butterfield Road, Lombard, IL 60148
When: Saturday Dec. 21, 2013, 12: 30 PM
Please RSVP to hicham.chehab@gmail.com if you intend to come.
All are welcome.
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