Bob Maryniuk leads a previous Good Friday Cross Walk. The 16th annual event takes place in Abbotsford on Friday, April 19.  Submitted photo

Bob Maryniuk leads a previous Good Friday Cross Walk. The 16th annual event takes place in Abbotsford on Friday, April 19. Submitted photo

Hundreds expected to join Good Friday Cross Walk in Abbotsford

Participants carry eight-foot cross during event on Friday, April 19

The 16th annual Good Friday Cross Walk takes place Friday, April 19 in Abbotsford.

Organizers expect hundreds of people to come out and be ministered to as they carry an eight-foot cross along North Parallel Road, beside Highway 1.

Participants are asked to meet at 12:30 p.m. at the gravel parking lot south of A & W on Whatcom Road.

The group will carry signs and banners with religious messages.

Organizer Bob Maryniuk says the freeway is usually bumper-to-bumper traffic as people head out of town for the Easter long weekend.

“It is a great opportunity for us, as Christians, to remind people of the true meaning of the season by seeing the cross, banners and signs being carried along the freeway,” he said.

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