Epworth United Methodist Church in North Berkeley will hold a candlelight vigil from 6-7 p.m. today, Dec. 20, for the victims in the Newtown, Conn. shooting tragedy.
All are welcome to attend the event at the church at 1953 Hopkins St. in Berkeley.
The announcement from the church:
We will be holding a community vigil for the children of Newtown this
evening at 6pm followed by a community meeting with Susan Jardin, the Director of Family Ministries at Epworth United Methodist Church in North Berkeley.
THURSDAY 6:00pm – 7:00pm
CANDLELIGHT VIGIL FOR THE CHILDREN
Please come, light a candle for this hour of prayer and meditation.
Free Childcare during meditation and meeting.
7:00pm to 8:pm
CONCERNS OF THE COMMUNITY
Our Director of Children and Family Ministries, Susan Jardin will
lead a discussion for parents and concerned adults on how these
events affect us and our families and offer resources on ways to
comfort children in troubling times.
Bring your questions and concerns as we support each other in community.
Refreshments will be served.
Free Childcare available
EPWORTH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
1953 Hopkins Street (cross street: The Alameda)
Berkeley, CA 94707 ALL ARE WELCOME