Action Alert: Sermon at Well Construction Site in Coitsville

Join us in Coitsville, OH this Sunday at 6:30 P.M. in solidarity with residents from Coitsville and beyond who have already seen the destructive impacts of fracking to say NO to more frack wells, poisoned water, and contaminated air.  Following last month’s injection well sermon led by Reverend Monica Beasley-Martin, residents will again join together in prayer outside the construction site for a vertical frack well slated to be drilled soon in Coitsville.   People of all faiths (or no faith) are encouraged to attend. 

Just outside the city of Youngstown, Coitsville is the home of Jaime Frederick, who stood up to the gas industry last Sunday at the statehouse in Columbus, testifying to the harm that fracking has caused her and urging John Kasich to “stop protecting the gas companies.”

At the statehouse, hundreds of Ohioans stood up to ban fracking and pledged an oath of resistance to the natural gas industry.  Since our politicians and regulators are corrupted, we need to take action ourselves to protect Ohio communities from the tyranny and poison of hydrofracking.  You are invited to stand with the residents of Coitsville this Sunday evening and send a powerful message to the gas industry, our government, and each other: we take our oath of resistance seriously and will stand together in solidarity to protect our neighbors from destructive drilling.


  • From Youngstown: Follow 422 east; turn left onto North Hubbard Road (the intersection following 616); construction site will be on your left in about 1.5 miles
  • From 80: Take exist 234A for US-62 W/OH-7S toward Hubbard; follow 62W/7S for about 3 miles; continue onto 616 south/Coitsville-Hubbard Rd (about 1 mile); turn left onto McGuffey Rd. (about 1 mile); turn right onto North Hubbard Road; construction site will be on your right

One thought on “Action Alert: Sermon at Well Construction Site in Coitsville

  1. I know that money plays a big roll, but this is dirty money. We can’t pollute the state like they have done in Pennsylvania because the Ohio people and that state are good people. Jane Davison

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