Cleveland Clergy and Community Leaders Hold “Not in Our Town” Prayer Vigil in Response to Tragedy in Charlottesville

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August 14, 2017

 

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Clergy and Community Leaders Hold “Not in Our Town” Prayer Vigil in Response to Tragedy in Charlottesville

Cleveland, Ohio — On Monday, August 14th at 5:30 p.m., a prominent and diverse group of interfaith and community leaders will gather in prayer and song in response to the attack on anti-racist protesters at the white supremacist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va.

 

"Faith leaders and people of good will must lift their voices against evil in all its forms and speak against hate, racism, and the white supremacy of the KKK, Alt Right, and the Nazi movement,” said Bishop Tony Minor of Community of Faith Assembly. “We stand united and declare NOT IN OUR TOWN!"

 

WHAT:

Prayer Vigil

 

WHEN:

Monday, August 14th at 5:30 p.m.

 

WHERE:

Cleveland City Hall

601 Lakeside Ave. E

Cleveland, OH 44114

 

WHO:

Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk, Fairmount Temple

Pastor Jimmy Gates, Zion Hill Baptist Church

Pastor Jerome Hurst, Southeast Seventh Day Adventist Church

Julia Shearson, CAIR

Dr. Ken Chalker, University United Methodist Church

Rev. Max Rodas, Neuvo Lux

Rev. Doug Horner, St. Paul Congregational Church

 

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