Midwest March For Life
Saturday February 2, 2019- Jefferson City Missouri
Saturday February 2, 2019
7:45 AM – 3:00 PM – Exhibit Hall: Thirty Life Affirming Booths and Vendors
9:30 AM – Pre-rally outside St. Peter Exhibit Hall
10:00 AM – March begins from St. Peter Exhibit Hall
10:45 AM – Rally at Capitol Rotunda
12:00 Noon – Lunch at St Peter Exhibit Hall
3:00 – Mass for Life at St. Peter’s Church
7:45 A.M. Capitol Prayer Walk – Meet in Capitol 1st floor rotunda. Look for Bonnie Lee. Prayer cards will be distributed and Legislator’s and Executive Branch offices will be assigned to prayer teams. The teams will then visit their assigned offices, pray for the Legislators, Executive officers, and families and staff, and leave a card of encouragement.
7:45 A.M. Rosary / Divine Mercy – Meet at Capitol 1st floor rotunda; look for Gregory Thompson with life size cross.
7:45 A.M. St. Peter Church Exhibit Hall Open [216 Broadway Street]
8:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. Life Affirming Booths and Vendors open to public inside Exhibit Hall. Coffee, hot chocolate, and pastries available for a nominal fee.
9:00 A.M. Knights of Columbus arrive. Dress at St Peter Exhibit Hall downstairs prior to gathering for the March!
9:30 A.M. Pre-Rally with speakers in front of St Peter Exhibit Hall
10:00 A.M. March begins outside St Peter Church Exhibit Hall
March will proceed North towards the river, past the Governor’s Mansion, proceed one block to Madison Street, turn right towards High St and High St to the Capitol. Approximately 3/4 of a mile.
10:45 A.M. Rally inside State Capitol 1st floor Rotunda
12:00 P.M. Lunch available at Exhibit Hall–Knights of Columbus, Fulton, MO, Precious Blood Council 4454 will prepare and serve Chili and Hot Dogs for a nominal fee to help cover costs for the Midwest March for Life.
3:00 P.M. Mass for Life at St. Peter’s Church
Kristan Hawkins is a Christian, wife, mother, and anti-abortion grassroots activist, author, and speaker. She was hired in 2006 to launch Students for Life of America’s full-time operation. Students for Life exists to abolish abortion by transforming our culture by recruiting, training, and mobilizing this pro-life generation, which are the direct targets of today’s abortion industry.
She graduated from Bethany College in 2005, summa cum laude, with a Bachelor’s in Political Science having already jumped into the pro-life community by founding pro-life groups in both her high school and college campuses. After college, she served at the Republican National Committee and as a presidential appointee in the George W. Bush administration at the Department of Health and Human Services. She was recruited to lead Students for Life in 2006. Since then she has taken a
small group of a few dozen student pro-life groups scattered around the nation, and, alongside her incredible team, has multiplied that number to over 1,200 organized Students for Life chapters in all fifty states. She recently served on then candidate Donald Trump’s Pro-Life Advisory Council.
She is the author of Courageous: Students Abolishing Abortion in this Lifetime. She has interviewed on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, the Today Show, CBS, ABC, and HBO and has recently received the title “One of the 4 worst anti-abortion misinformers” by Media Matters, a title that she is very proud of. Kristan regularly speaks at pro-life conventions and events across the United States including many college campuses like Yale, Harvard, Dartmouth, and UC-Berkeley. She has done this all while being a wife to her high school sweet heart (Jonathan), raising her four children (Gunner, Bear, Maverick and Gracie), and, in her free time, raising awareness for cystic fibrosis, a disease her son, Gunner, and daughter, Gracie, suffer from.
Since launching Students for Life, the pro-life generation has been given a voice, and they are using that voice to demand the end of the injustice of abortion.