Vigil service schedule in commemoration of Sandy Hook and other gun violence victims

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This year marks the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, as well as the deaths of over 60,000 American victims of gun violence since December 2012.  In commemoration of these tragic events, the Newtown Foundation has joined with Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, States United to Prevent Gun Violence, and the Washington National Cathedral in a nationwide vigil service of mourning and remembrance.

Below is a schedule of events from the Newtown Action Alliance of events going on throughout Connecticut in the next two weeks:

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Stamford, CT 

5:30 p.m – Ferguson Library – 1 Public Library Plaza

Vigil hosted by the Enough Campaign, CAGV, and the Brady Campaign

Salisbury, CT 

5:30 p.m. – The White Hart Inn – Junction of route 41 and 44

Vigil hosted by the Northwest Corner Committee for Gun Violence Prevention- please bring your own candle

Westport, CT

6:30 p.m. – The Unitarian Church – 10 Lyons Plains Rd

Bring photos of loved ones lost to gun violence for the vigil

Friday, December 12, 2014

Ridgefield, CT

7:30 p.m. – Temple Shearith Israel – 46 Peaceable St.

Shabbat Service with a special reading

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Woodstock, CT

10 a.m. – First Congregation Church of Woodstock – 543 Route 169

Special services

Hartford, CT

11:30 a.m. – Asylum Hill Congregational Church – 814 Asylum Ave.

Step Up, Step Out: End the Culture of Violence

Southport, CT

4:00 p.m. – Trinity Church – Pequot Ave at Center St.

Simple prayers with a candle vigil

Friday, December 19, 2014

Southington, CT

7:00 p.m. – Chapel of FCC – 37 Main St.

Special prayers hosted by Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation during liturgy

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