By Katie Eubanks/Sun Staff Writer
The Picayune Item
Without the cross, Mission Mississippi would be just another nonprofit with nice ideas.
But the cross changes everything.
That’s what Mission Mississippi staff and board members are praying will happen over the next few months as they partner with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) on a 2,489-mile walk across the state with a six-foot-tall, battery-illuminated cross.
They’re calling it — Mississippi Glowing.
To mark Mission Mississippi’s 20th year of promoting racial and denominational reconciliation within the body of Christ, the walk will kick off at the State Capitol Building August 7 and stop in all 82 counties in 82 days before returning to Jackson for a statewide celebration October 27.
Scheduled stops include Poplarville on August 21 and Picayune on August 22.
Mississippi Glowing will culminate in the statewide celebration and worship on October 27 at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
For more information about Mission Mississippi or Mississippi Glowing, visit www.missionmississippi.org or call 601-353-6477.
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