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Abbotsford United Churches hold tree-planting

Public invited to event on Saturday, April 20

Members of Abbotsford’s United Church congregations are planting a tree to symbolize their commitment to protect and care for the environment.

The tree planting and dedication takes place on Saturday, April 20 at 1 p.m. at Trinity Memorial United Church, 33737 George Ferguson Way.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend.

“We believe that planting a tree is consistent with our understanding of the Easter message of resurrection and new life,” said Rev. Bill Booth of Trinity Memorial, who is helping organize the event.

“Just a few trees can start a new ecosystem. This is the first step in our greening process for our churches as part of the larger plans of the community.”

It is hoped that local MPs, MLAs, and city officials will attend.

For more information, contact Booth at 604-853-3591 or ministertmuc@gmail.com.

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