A Prayer for the Victims of the Charleston Church Shooting

After the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., a prayer for strength.

- Posted on Jun 18, 2015

Worshippers gather to pray down the street from the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C.

A shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. on Wednesday night, June 17,  has left 9 people dead and the nation reeling from the horrific violence inside a church. In the face of such loss and suffering, members of the community gathered to pray.

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We would like to offer a prayer for the church and the families of the victims.

 

LORD, we come to You on behalf of the members of Charleston’s Emanuel A.M.E. Church and the families of the victims who were killed in last night's horrific shooting. We pray that they find comfort in Your loving arms in the midst of such tragic loss. May Your grace and peace strengthen each one in the days and weeks ahead. In Jesus' Name, we pray. Amen

 

 

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