Coalition Life is bringing 40 days of peaceful prayer to Carbondale for the first ever 40 Days for Life prayer vigil, September 28 – November 6.  This southern Illinois city has been free of abortion facilities since 1985, but now the area has been targeted by several abortion providers who plan to open facilities here. Carbondale is now the frontline of the fight for life. The pro-life community is responding with a powerful show of God’s healing power and grace.

This is the opportunity for all prayer warriors to publicly show that Carbondale stands for life. Coalition Life will hold the first 40 Days for Life campaign at the future site of an abortion facility at 600 N. Giant City Road. The prayer vigil will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Churches and groups can adopt-a-day and provide prayer volunteers for all six hours or they can adopt a partial day. Individuals can sign up for one or multiple hours to be a witness for life by visiting our Vigil Calendar page. Join us at this critical moment in the fight for life.

40 Days for Life National Informational Video, Fall 2022

  • Join us September 26 at 6:30 p.m. for a kickoff event featuring the movie Unplanned.

  • Be a part of 40 Days of peaceful prayer and witness for life.

  • Save the date for post-campaign celebration event on November 16, details to come.

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Abortion is the leading cause of death in the United States with an approximate 1.2 million children losing their lives every year. The problem is sometime overwhelming and incomprehensible, but we know that “With God all things are possible.”