Vigil service schedule in commemoration of Sandy Hook and other gun violence victims
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
5:30 p.m – Ferguson Library – 1 Public Library Plaza
Vigil hosted by the Enough Campaign, CAGV, and the Brady Campaign
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
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
7:30 p.m. – Temple Shearith Israel – 46 Peaceable St.
Shabbat Service with a special reading
Sunday, December 14, 2014
10 a.m. – First Congregation Church of Woodstock – 543 Route 169
11:30 a.m. – Asylum Hill Congregational Church – 814 Asylum Ave.
Step Up, Step Out: End the Culture of Violence
4:00 p.m. – Trinity Church – Pequot Ave at Center St.
Simple prayers with a candle vigil
Friday, December 19, 2014
7:00 p.m. – Chapel of FCC – 37 Main St.