Vigil Saturday At Grace Episcopal For Prayer During Neo-Nazi Demonstration

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

This Saturday the Nave at Grace Episcopal Church, 20 Belvoir Ave., will be opened from 2:30 to 4 p.m. for meditation and prayer in response to the Neo-Nazis' demonstration on the Court House lawn. The Barth Room will be open for discussion, and lemonade and cookies will be served at 4 p.m. for those who would like to get acquainted with others who are interested in promoting peace.  One can attend all or part of these events.

If you would like to say a prayer at the vigil or have any questions, please contact Vivian at


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