A Time For Prayer: Cross Walk Friday Morning In Downtown Mocksville
Over the last few years, several United Methodist pastors have been organizing a Cross Walk through Mocksville on Good Friday. They have been gathering at the corner of US 158/North Main and Cemetery streets.
Everyone is invited to participate again this year.
At 9 a.m., the Good Friday Scripture is read and the walk begins. Six to eight people pick-up the large wooden cross and carry it in front of the walkers. As those carrying the cross get tired, others are invited to step forward and take their places. After the walk begins, there is no talking and the walk proceeds slowly down North Main through the center of Mocksville and concludes near US 601 at Mocksville Presbyterian Church.
The walk concludes with a time for reflections and prayer.
The walk is open to all who want to participate by walking or by standing quietly on the sidewalk as the cross passes.
“Many people who have participated in the walk have shared how impactful this experience has been on their lives and how their understanding of Holy Week and Easter has changed and grown,” said the Rev. Marilyn Weiler, pastor of Dulin United Methodist Church. “It is appropriate for all ages and people with children and strollers have …