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Princeton Vigil and Rally for Orlando Shooting Victims Set for Tuesday

candlesThe Princeton Clergy Association and the Coalition for Peace Action are hosting two events Tuesday night to remember the victims of the mass shootings in Orlando.

“A Multi-Faith Gathering for Orlando and Beyond” will begin with an interfaith service from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Nassau Presbyterian Church. The church is located at 61 Nassau Street.

Participants include the Rev. Carlton Branscomb of First Baptist Church; Imam Hamad Chebli of the Islamic Society of Central NJ, Cantor Joanna Dulkin of the Jewish Center of Princeton, Rabbi Adam Feldman of the Jewish Center of Princeton, HiTops Education Director for LGBTQ Concerns Daniel Fernandez, the Rev. Lauren McFeaters of Nassau Presbyterian Church, and the Rev. Robert Moore of the Coalition for Peace Action and Christ Congregation.

The service will include the reading of the names of the 49 people killed in Orlando. A candle will be lit for each victim. Music will also be part of the one hour service.

From 8 p.m. to 9 p.m., a rally and candlelight vigil will take place at Tiger Park in the front of Palmer Square. Attendees are asked to bring signs and candles if possible. A limited number of signs and candles will be available. Speakers are still being confirmed.

All events are free. Visit peacecoalition.org or call (609) 924-5022 for more information.

Krystal Knapp

Krystal Knapp is the founding editor of Planet Princeton. She can be reached via email at editor AT planetprinceton.com. Send all letters to the editor and press releases to that email address.

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