Pastor Bitner of TOS Ministries Intl. in Tubingen, Germany has been active in bringing churches all over the world to host marches on (Yom Ha Shoah) Holocaust Memorial Day. (Saturday, April 30, 2011.) Pastor Bitner pastors a church where the majority of members are children and grandchildren of Nazis...in a city that had more war criminals than any other city in Germany. Yet, through a time of prayer and fasting in 2000, this church found what they call, "The Key of David" that opens the doors of nations for repentance through the breaking of silence.
Since 2002, this church has been leading a prayer movement of reconciliation and causing repentance to sweep over cities and villages throughout Germany and Eastern Europe. You must hear the testimony of how a church of 230 people is changing several nations through prayer and action.
EVERY PASTOR IN AMERICA needs to hear how this church changed their city so much that Tubingen Germany has recently elected its first Jewish Mayor in 1,400 years of history.
There has been an incredible response in support to these events all over the world. On the night he joins us he will impart his vision for the march and how we can organize one of our own in cooperation with this world wide movement. Christians and Jews from every persuasion will join together to support Israel and Holocaust survivors and not just say never again but walk the walk. The link to past events is http://marchofremembrance.org/ Here you can read to your heart’s content about this amazing opportunity to speak up about the Holocaust. The website for this year’s event is still being worked on.
What we are proposing is that we will have a march in Boston on Yom Ha Shoah and a memorial service at the Holocaust memorial featuring local survivors who will tell us their story. Rabbis and Pastors will also share that day in support of Israel and the survivors. So please join us on the night of November 13th to hear the vision and give your input.
On the date of the march in Washington DC, there will be a prayer walk along the National Mall starting at the Washington Monument where we will hear the testimonies of Holocaust survivors in an open-air public meeting on the front lawn of the Capitol Building. Dozens of cities around the USA and internationally will be holding a March of Remembrance in their cities as well, including Boston. The list of participating cities is long, growing, and will be available at the website -MarchofRemembrance.org (by the end of October)
At the end of the night with Pastor Bitner we will have some nosh (snacks) and a time to get to know each other. All food will be either Kosher or Parve that night. Our address is 2 Canton St Suite A21 Stoughton MA. We are on route 27 right after the commuter rail station. If at all possible I would like to ask that you RSVP as soon as you can so I can know what to prepare for. You can email me or call my cell at 508-944-7393.
In order for this march to be affective we need to put aside our differences and show our unity by marching side by side making the statement to the world that “Never Again” is more than just a cliche. We must put some feet behind our words and march in unity against those who think they can threaten to wipe the Jews of the face of the planet.
Thanks for your time and consideration
Shalom uvracha b'Yeshua (Peace and blessings in Messiah)
Rabbi Henry M. Morse Messianic Congregation Sha’ar Hashamayim