On Saturday, November 18, Holy Hikes and San Francisco Baykeeper will host a “Bay Clean-up Mass” at India Basin Shoreline Park, San Francisco. This one-day event is part of an ongoing relationship between Holy Hikes, a Christian hiking group, and San Francisco Baykeeper, a nonprofit that has been working to protect the San Francisco Bay from pollution. All are welcome to join this unique opportunity to clean the Bay and celebrate a spirituality that recognizes interdependency with the land and waters.

Sejal Choksi-Chugh, Executive Director and the designated ‘Baykeeper’, comments, “Baykeeper is excited about this new partnership with Holy Hikes to help grow the diverse ecosystem of volunteers and supporters that protect our beautiful San Francisco Bay. Together, we will continue to stand up to the biggest polluters and tackle the greatest threats to the Bay’s health.”

10:00 Gathering with Opening Prayers
10:15 Introduction/Supplies & Readings from Scripture
10:30 Walk and Clean up
11:30 Pause Clean up for 15 minutes to have Prayers of the People and Peace
11:45 Continue walk and clean up
12:45 Liturgy of the Table with light snacks to follow

When: Saturday November 18, 9:45 a.m. (gather); 10 a.m. (event starts)
Where: India Basin Shoreline Park, Hunters Point Blvd & Hawes St, San Francisco, CA 94124
Link: www.holyhikes.org
Contact: the Rev. Justin R. Cannon, holyhikes@gmail.com