Interfaith Council to Lead Walk

Hope to show support for Muslims

Members of the Dutchess County Interfaith Council and local churches and synagogues will lead a solidarity walk to show support for followers of the Muslim faith at Walkway on the Hudson on Sunday, June 5. Walkers are asked to park on Washington Street or Parker Avenue and assemble at the east gate of the walkway at 5:30 p.m.

Interfaith council members prepare for the June 5 walk (photo provided)

Interfaith council members prepare for the June 5 walk (photo provided)

First Presbyterian, St. Joachim, St. Luke’s and Christ United Methodist churches in Beacon are members of the interfaith council.

The walk will be followed at 7:15 p.m. by a Community Vegetarian Potluck Iftar (the traditional meal-breaking fast during Ramadan, which begins June 6) at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 325 Mill St., Poughkeepsie. Enter on Catharine Street. For more information, visit or call 845-471-7333.

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