Oct 072012

YOU can help save lives!
In the fall of 2012 from September 26 – November 4, our community [now participating in it’s 11th campaign] will be one of more than 316 cities across the United States (49 states plus Washington, DC), Canada (7 provinces), England, Spain, Australia and for the first time Uganda joining together for a coordinated international pro-life mobilization — the 40 Days for Life campaign.  Many new cities (46) have joined in this campaign.

40 Days for Life is a groundbreaking pro-life initiative that burst onto the national scene just eight years ago, mobilizing more than 525,000 people and over 14,000 church organizations across 49 states — and 5 foreign countries — during ten coordinated campaigns, saving 5928 baby’s lives from abortion. The community-based 40 Days for Life campaign involves people of faith in 40 days of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion, round-the-clock peaceful vigils outside abortion facilities, and grassroots educational outreach.

40 Days for Life is a focused pro-life effort that consists of:

  • 40 days of prayer and fasting
  • 40 days of peaceful vigil
  • 40 days of community outreach

We are praying that, with God’s help, this groundbreaking effort will mark the beginning of the end of abortion in West Chester — and throughoutAmerica.

Results of Past Campaigns
In the past 8 campaigns nationally coordinated 40 Days for Life mobilized people of faith and conscience in 307 cities across 50 states and beyond.  Results for the national campaign to date are shown below:

  • 5928 babies saved, confirmed that we know of
    • 23 of those in West Chester
  • 69 abortion clinic workers have quit their jobs 
  • 24 abortion clinics have completely shutdown

Take a Stand for Life
While all aspects of 40 Days for Life are crucial in our effort to end abortion, the most visible component is the peaceful prayer vigil outside the local abortion (or Planned Parenthood) facility. 

You can help make a life-saving impact by joining our local vigil at:
Planned Parenthood
8 S. Wayne Street
West Chester, PA

40 Days for Life in Chester County, PA is being led by the Chester County Pro-Life Coalition (CCPLC). For more information contact us at:
Chester County Pro-Life Coalition
590 Snyder Avenue
West Chester, PA 19382
610-692-4463 or

Sign up to participate in our local 40 Days for Life vigil by clicking the “Vigil Schedule” link at the top of their page.

Contact us 
To learn more, sign up for specific vigil hours, or let us know how you feel called to serve God in this effort, please contact the local 40 Days for Life leadership team:

Paulette Matthews
CELL: 484-832-2746

Closing Prayer Service
There will be a prayer Service on November 4 at 2 pm to 3 pm in front of Planned Parenthood to mark the closing of this campaign.
Please visit the website “Guardians of Guadalupe”, www.olg-usa.org, who are also PRAYING DAILY FOR AN END TO ABORTION.

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