Prayer Service held in Lexington for Charlottesville victims

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Christ Church Cathedral in Lexington held a special service for prayer and healing on Wednesday for the victims of Charlottesville, Virginia.

The church says the service was a show of solidarity for the victims of racism and violence in Virginia and across the nation.

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The church says as baptized persons, we are continually called to “resist evil” and “strive for justice and peace among all people, respecting the dignity of every human being” (BCP 304-305).

The church says it stands in solidarity and sorrow to pray for an end to the evil of white supremacy and racism in our nation.  The church says it gave people an opportunity to join together in prayer for the strength to stand together for justice and love.