Saginaw Teen to Carry Cross to Washington

"The Journey" June 7th, 2012 - July 13th, 2012


via myFoxDFW

DALLAS –  A 19-year-old from Saginaw began his journey to the nation’s capitol on Thursday June 7th, 2012.   He plans to walk there with the weight of a cross on his shoulders.

Junior Garcia from The Oasis Church in Saginaw, TX. plans to walk roughly 12 hours per day (or 30 miles avg.) for the next five weeks to draw the attention of America back to the cross of Jesus Christ, according to Pastor Randy Lemme.

A support team will follow him on foot and on a cart and bus. They’ll help shield him from traffic, especially on busy highways.

Once Garcia arrives in Washington, a prayer service will be held at the White House.

His journey will also raise money for Speed the Light, an Assembly of God Missions giving program that will buy a car for a missionary in Mexico, Lemme said.

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  • The Journey
  • Prayer before leaving for The Journey
  • Day #1 walking down I35
  • The journey begins.
  • Junior Garcia carries his cross along I-30 in Fort Worth.
  • "The Journey" route
  • 14 miles outside of Sulpher Springs.
  • Between Sulpher Springs and Mt Pleasant.
  • Junior's grandma walking with him
  • Polaris that follows the Journey
  • This little boy wanted to hug Junior.
  • Weaver Rd
  • Mile 137
  • Mile 137 #2
  • Mile 138
  • Mile 139
  • Saltillo Rd
  • Mile 188
  • Day 4 New Boston
  • Day 4
  • Day 4 (2)
  • View from Above
  • Speaking at Church

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