NATIONAL VIGIL FOR ALL VICTIMS of GUN VIOLENCE — DEC. 9,  2015

By the 3rd anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings, an estimated 90,000 more Americans will have died from gun violence.

Help shine a light on this tragic toll.

Join the Newtown Foundation and Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence for the National Vigil at St. Marks Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. on December 9th at 7:00pm and hundreds of locations around the nation between December 10-14th as we honor and give voice to all victims and survivors of gun violence across the nation.

Together we can make a difference!

You are cordially invited to attend the 3rd Annual National Vigil for All Gun Violence Victims

What:  By December 2015, the 2nd anniversary of the Newtown shootings, more than 90,000 Americans nationwide will have died from gunshot wounds. We must continue to shine a light on the epidemic of gun violence in our nation until these gun deaths are reduced. The Newtown Foundation in partnership with the Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church will host a 3rd annual national vigil service of mourning and loving remembrance for all who have fallen victim to the ongoing epidemic of gun violence in America on December 11th in Washington D.C. -near the 3rd anniversary date of the Sandy Hook tragedy.  Please join families of victims of gun violence and special guests in honoring all Americans affected by gun violence.


When:  December 9, 2015 from 7:00PM

Where:  Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, Washington, DC 20016


  • If you are interested in submitting a photo of your loved ones lost to gun violence for the updated Tribute Video (to be shown at the National Vigil and at the local vigils if feasible), please submit your photo (s) here: http://newtownaction.org/submitphoto/

Can’t Join us in DC?

THE NEWTOWN FOUNDATION GUIDE TO HOLDING A LOCAL VIGIL

Holding a vigil is a powerful way to make a statement and educate your community. A vigil can help focus on the growing tragedy of gun violence in America. 30,000 people per year fall victim to gun violence in this country. One of the ways that you can participate in bringing this issue to people’s attention is to hold a vigil in your community. Download the local Vigil ToolKit here. National Vigil to #EndGunViolence ToolKit

Local vigils planned are below:

State City We are interested in: Name of Organization Position/Title in the Organization Last Name First Name
AL Birmingham Special Sermon/ Homily Temple Beth-El United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism Rabbi Randall Konigsburg
AL Montgomery Visual Event or Vigil Metropolitan UMC United Methodist Church Outreach/Wit/Evangelism Marsha Clayton
AR Fayetteville Mayor to issue a proclamation that 12 Dec 2015 is “Remembering All Victims of Gun Violence Day” Arkansans Against Guns On Campus Boss Steve
AZ Tucson Visual Event or Vigil St Matthew Episcopal The Episcopal Church Service Commission Chair Lawrence Waggoner
AZ Flagstaff City Hall-Flagstaff,AZ 211 W. Aspen Candlelight Vigil, Prayers and Songs Against Violence, Moment of Silence Dec. 11,2015 from 5:00- 6:30 Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation: InterFaith Movement to Prevent Gun Violence Member Unitarian Universalist congregation(lay organizer) Strobel Sue
AZ Tempe Prayer/ Song Against Violence MIssion del sol Presbyterian Presbyterian Church USA Chairperson, Social Justice and Peacemaking Commission Pamela Bosch
AZ Sun City Prayer/ Song Against Violence Faith Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Church USA Head of Staff Susan Moorefield
AZ Tucson Perform Acts of Kindness Trinity Presbyterian Presbyterian Church USA retired Derry Dean
AZ Tucson Holding a candlelight vigil, Adding a remembrance or a moment of silence during a planned faith service, Distributing educational material on gun violence prevention St John on the Desert Presbyterian Church pastor Lesley Abrams
AZ Tucson Educational Activity/ Discussion Episcopal Church of St. Matthew The Episcopal Church Father Rick Wilson
Az Tucson Info. I am brand new to this position Moms Demand Action Tucson Chapter Team Leader Gee Vicki
AZ Tucson Special Sermon/ Homily St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Church USA Pastor Bart Smith
AZ Phoenix Vigil Dec 13 Arizonans for Gun Safety Volunteer Outreach Peters Karen
Beijing Beijing Holding a vigil in our state on December 11th Rennin University of China Undergraduate Zhi Weinan
CA Encinitas Visual Event or Vigil Unitarian Universal Fellowship of San Dieguito Unitarian Universalist Association Gun Violence Prevention Chair Stephen Bartram
CA Solana Beach Special Sermon/ Homily Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito Unitarian Universalist Association Reverend Meghan Cefalu
CA Sacramento Special Sermon/ Homily St. Mark’s United Methodist Church United Methodist Church Rev. Alan Jones
CA Woodland Hills Special Sermon/ Homily Woodland Hills Community Church United Church of Christ Pastor Craig Peterson
CA Claremont Other Claremont School of Theology United Methodist Church Associate Dean Lea Appleton
CA Turlock Special Sermon/ Homily First Congregational Church United Church of Christ Pastor James Ross
CA Los Angeles Holding a vigil in our state on December 9th Temple Isaiah Gun Legislation Advocacy Committee Chair Sloane Karen
CA San Francisco Special Sermon/ Homily St. James Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church The Rev. John Kirkley
CA Oakland Visual Event or Vigil Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church Alliance of Baptists Pastor James Hopkins
CA Stockton 3700 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, California Vigil, Candlelight Vigil, March, Moment of Silence, participants to bring photo, poster, or memento to place on table, say name(s) of loved one lost or affected by gun violence Monday, December 15, 2015 5:30 PM Cleveland School Remembers Member Doll Patti
CA Solana Beach Our vigil is 13th, would apprecite a tool kit or materials. Thank you! Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito Director of Connections McCord Adrienne
CA Diamond Bar Visual Event or Vigil Diamond Bar Uniited Church of Christ United Church of Christ Rev. Dr. / Pastor Jeanne Favreau-Sorvillo
CA Pasadena We are holding a vigil on Sunday, Dec. 13, 6:30 PM, on the lawn at All Saints Church, 132 N. Eucliid, Pasadena, CA All Saints Church C0-chair Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Classick Virginia
CA Los Angeles Holding a vigil in our state on December 11th, We will hold Light LA on December 11 Women Against Gun Violence Executive Director Bennett Margot
CA San Diego Prayer/ Song Against Violence 7th Church of Christ Scientist OTHER Member Cathryn Rathsam
CA Davis Special Sermon/ Homily Davis Community Church Presbyterian Church USA Senior Pastor/Head of Staff Chris Neufeld-Erdman
CA Novato Holding a vigil on Dec. 9th PeaceNovato Co-founder Schaefer Maija
CA Irvine Other St. Andrew’s, Irvine The Episcopal Church VIcar Peter Browning
CA Fremont Other St. Joseph Catholic Church Roman Catholic None/Member Toni Shellen
CA FRESNO Holding a candlelight vigil, Adding a remembrance or a moment of silence during a planned faith service, Distributing educational material on gun violence prevention, Asking supporters to sign a pledge card to take action to end gun violence, Participate in a social media campaign FRESNO OFA -GUN VIOLENCE LEAD MARTINEZ ROSE ANN
CA PALM DESERT Prayer/ Song Against Violence St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church Vestry Member Meredith Hardy
CO Littleton Educational Activity/ Discussion Beloved Community Mennonite Central Committee Pastor Vern Rempel
CO Colorado Springs Special Sermon/ Homily All Souls UU Church Unitarian Universalist Association Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
CO Colorado Springs Holding a candlelight vigil, Adding a remembrance or a moment of silence during a planned faith service, service theme on Dec. 13 All Souls UU Church Minister Rost Nori
CO Denver Special Sermon/ Homily First Universalist Church of Denver Unitarian Universalist Association Gun Violence Prevention Task Force member Gene Drumm
CO Denver Other Messiah Community Evangelical Lutheran Church in America CFCU Representative Patty Cordova
CO Colorado Springs Visual Event or Vigil First Congregational Church of Colorado Springs United Church of Christ Chair, Justice and Peace Ministry Jerry White
CO Dillon Visual Event or Vigil Lord of the Mountains ELCA Church Evangelical Lutheran Church in America lay person Diane Luellen
CO Boulder Educational Activity/ Discussion Congregation Bonai Shalom United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism Rabbi Marc Soloway
CO Denver Prayer/ Song Against Violence Our Savior’s Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Pastor Rev. Tina Yankee
CO Denver Special Sermon/ Homily Temple Emanuel Union for Reform Judaism Rabbi Brian Immerman
CO Denver Educational Activity/ Discussion Temple Micah Union for Reform Judaism Rabbi Adam Morris
CO DENVER Visual Event or Vigil Park Hill Unites Methodist Church United Methodist Church Lay Leader Jacqui Shumway
CO DENVER Special Sermon/ Homily First Plymouth Congregational Church United Church of Christ Jan McCoy
CT Hartford Prayer/ Song Against Violence St. Monica’s Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church Priest-in-Charge Tracy Johnson Russell
CT Storrs Mansfield Prayer/ Song Against Violence Storrs Congregational Church UCC United Church of Christ Rev. Matthew Emery
CT Stamford Special Sermon/ Homily Temple Beth Ek OTHER Rabbi Joshua Hammerman
CT West Hartford Other Asylum Hill Congregational Church United Church of Christ Ann Colloton
CT Stamford On the steps of the old Town Hall in Downtown Stamford, 175 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT Vigil, Candlelight Vigil, Distribution of Educational Material to #EndGunViolence, Moment of Silence Thursday, December 10, 2015 5:30 PM – 7 PM The ENOUGH Campaign & Greenwich Council Against Gun Violence & Brady Chapter Southwestern CT Co-Leader Tarantino Shira
CT Danbury Educational Activity/ Discussion Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Danbury Unitarian Universalist Association Yvonne Ruddy-Stein
Ct Salisbury Junction of Routes 41 and 44, Salisbury, Ct. Candlelight Vigil, Prayers and Songs Against Violence, Tolling Bells, Moment of Silence Saturday, December 12, 2015 5:30-6:30 pm Northwest Corner Committee for Gun Violence Prevention Organizer deBoer Sophia
CT Glastonbury Prayer/ Song Against Violence St. James Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church Rector Denise Cabana
CT New Haven Reading Names of Victims Episcopal Church of St. Paul & St. James The Episcopal Church The Rev. Alex Dyer
CT Old Lyme Reading Names of Victims St. Ann’s Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church The Rev’d Page Rogers
CT Guilford Prayer/ Song Against Violence Christ Church, Guilford The Episcopal Church Rector R. Harrison West
CT Newtown Visual Event or Vigil Trinity, Newtown The Episcopal Church Kathie Adams-Shepherd
CT ENFIELD Prayer/ Song Against Violence Felician Sisters of North America Franciscan Action Network JPIC Coordinator Maryann Mueller
CT SOUTHPORT Special Sermon/ Homily Trinity Church The Episcopal Church The Rev./Rector Margaret Hodgkins
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Norwalk Other Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame OTHER Coordinator of Peace and justice for the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame Rose Mary Sullivan
DC Washington Prayer/ Song Against Violence Temple Micah Union for Reform Judaism volunteer Virginia Spatz
DC Washington Special Sermon/ Homily Islamic Society of North America Islamic Society of North America Program Coordinator Nadia Hassan
DC Washington Prayer/ Song Against Violence 15th Street Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Church USA Elder Tressie Muldrow
DC Washington Special Sermon/ Homily National City Christian Church Disciples of Christ Senior Pastor Stephen Gentle
DC Washington Special Sermon/ Homily Community of Sant’Egidio Roman Catholic Athena Fulay
DC Washington Reading Names of Victims Riverside Baptist Church Alliance of Baptists Deacon Terryn Nelson
DC WASHINGTON DC Prayer/ Song Against Violence Calvary Baptist Church American Baptist Churches of the South Manager Jac Whatley
DE Newark Perform Acts of Kindness New Ark United Church of Christ United Church of Christ Reverend/Pastor Cynthia Robinson
FL Tampa tool kit New Black Panther Party Chairman Jones Clarence
FL Palm Harbor Other Congregation Beth Shalom United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism Chair of Social Action Ellen Siegman
FL Lakeland Visual Event or Vigil Saint David’s Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church Rector Robert Moses
FL Miami Prayer/ Song Against Violence Miami Shores Community Church United Church of Christ Deacon Marilyn Coronado
GA Savannah Prayer/ Song Against Violence Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church United Methodist Church Senior Minister Billy Hester
GA Atlanta Prayer/ Song Against Violence Ahavath Achim Synagogue United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism Rabbi Neil Sandler
IA Dubuque Prayer/ Song Against Violence Mount St. Francis Center Roman Catholic Sister Dorothy Schwendinger
IA Clinton Visual Event or Vigil Sisters of St. Francis Franciscan Action Network Laura Anderson
IA Cedar Rapids A memorial event on December 12th Iowans for Gun Safety Executive Director Brigham Jeremy
IA Davenport Special Sermon/ Homily Edwards Congregational United Church of Christ United Church of Christ Senior Pastor Christine Isham
IL Chicago Special Sermon/ Homily Church of Scientology of Chicago OTHER Sophie Gem
IL Chicago Special Sermon/ Homily KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation Union for Reform Judaism Executive Director Joseph Slade
IL CHICAGO 77 WEST WASHINGTON BLVD., CHICAGO, ILLINIOS Vigil, Candlelight Vigil, Memorial Service, Prayer Service, Prayers and Songs Against Violence, Acts of Kindness, Pledge to #DoSomething to #EndGunViolence campaign, Proclamation to #EndGunViolence, Moment of Silence, READING OF NAMES FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2015 6:30 PM CST CHICAGO’S CITIZENS FOR CHANGE FOUNDER/BOARD PRES. JOY MCCORMACK
IL Springfield Prayer service with nuns HSOSF Coordinator of Justice and Peace Shaw Mary
IL Red Bud Prayer/ Song Against Violence Adorers of the Blood of Christ Roman Catholic Sister Frances Newton
IL Chicago Special Sermon/ Homily Maple Park United Methodist Church United Methodist Church Senior Pastor Robert Biekman
IL Markham Holding a candlelight vigil, Adding a remembrance or a moment of silence during a planned faith service Radical End time Ministries Intl. Evangelist Robinson Shundra
IL Chicago Adding a remembrance or a moment of silence during a planned faith service, Asking supporters to sign a pledge card to take action to end gun violence All Saints Episcopal Church Congregant Pike Stephen
IL Des Plaines Prayer/ Song Against Violence St. Martin’s Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church The Very Reverend/Rector M.E. Eccles
IL Arlington Heights Holding a candlelight vigil, Distributing educational material on gun violence prevention, Asking supporters to sign a pledge card to take action to end gun violence, Participate in a social media campaign Northwest Suburbs Organizing for Action (NWSOFA) Gun Violence Prevention Co-Lead Risberg Cathy
IL SPRINGFIELD Other H.S.O.S.F. Catholic Health Association of the United States Justice and Peace Coordinator Mary Shaw
IL JOLIET Visual Event or Vigil Joliet Franciscans Roman Catholic Sr. Peggy Quinn
IL Other Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame OTHER Coordinator of Peace and justice for the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame Rose Mary Sullivan
IL Chicago Holding a candlelight vigil, Adding a remembrance or a moment of silence during a planned faith service, Distributing educational material on gun violence prevention, Asking supporters to sign a pledge card to take action to end gun violence, Participate in a social media campaign Paving the way Project director Davis Antonio
Illinois Oak Park Hosting a vigil on Dec 8 at 6:15PM Ascension Catholic Parish parishioner Woznica Celine
IN Beech Grove Special Sermon/ Homily First Christian Church of Beech Grove Disciples of Christ Reverend Paul Hartig
IN Indianapolis Holding a vigil in our state on December 11th HCGV.ORG President Smith Edmund
IN Notre Dame Prayer/ Song Against Violence Sisters of the Holy Cross Roman Catholic Director of Liturgy Carrie Bowie
IN Indianapolis Visual Event or Vigil Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America Indiana Chapter/Christ Church Cathedral The Episcopal Church Faith Outreach Lead Melanie Sokhey
IN South Bend Other Prince of Peace Church of the Brethren Church of the Brethren Church Board Chair Jan Brown
IN Indianapolis Monument Circle (Meridian St.) Indianapolis IN Vigil, Prayer Service, Tolling Bells, Pledge to #DoSomething to #EndGunViolence campaign, March Saturday December 12, 2015 3:00 PM Moms Demand Action IN Chapter Faith Outreach Lead Moms Demand Action IN Chapter Melanie Sokhey, Sokhey
IN SOUTH BEND Educational Activity/ Discussion Community for Peace and Nonviolence OTHER Program Coordinator Sharon Kniss
IN OLDENBURG Prayer/ Song Against Violence Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, IN Roman Catholic Justice & Peace Director Marge Wissman
KS Goessel Other Tabor Mennonite Church Mennonite Central Committee layperson Leann Toews
KS Wichita Prayer/ Song Against Violence Adorers Mission Center Leadership Conference of Women Religious JPIC Contact Sisters Adorers
KS KANSAS CITY Educational Activity/ Discussion St. Paul A.M.E. Zion Church African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Conference Officer Joanne Collins
KY Louisville Special Sermon/ Homily Plymouth Congregational UCC United Church of Christ Reverand Greg Wright
KY Louisville Other Presbyterian Peacemaking Program Presbyterian Church USA Reverend/Coordinator Carl Horton
KY Louisville Prayer/ Song Against Violence St. Albert the Great Catholic Church Roman Catholic Pastoral Associate Laura Graven
LA New Orleans Other Congregation of the Mission,USA Roman Catholic catholic priest Louis Arceneaux
MA Springfield Special Sermon/ Homily Gardner Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church OTHER Pastor Samuel Saylor
MA Boston Visual Event or Vigil First Church in Boston Unitarian Universalist Association Chairperson, Campaign Against Gun Violence Ellie Miller
MA Williamstown Prayer/ Song Against Violence St. John’s Church, Williamstown The Episcopal Church The Rev/Rector Peter Elvin
MA Boston Special Sermon/ Homily St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church Priest Associate Liz Steinhauser
MA Boston Educational Activity/ Discussion St Stephen’s Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church Vicar Tim Crellin
MA Falmouth we haved booked our vigil for Monday, 12/14, Falmouth, Peg Noonan Park, Main Street, 6:00PM Grandmothers against Gun Viloence.org Mental Health Literacy Chair Glueck Kathleen
MA Boston Holding a candlelight vigil BU Against Gun Violence Founder Fuori Lindsay
MA Brookline Educational Activity/ Discussion St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Brookline The Episcopal Church Rector Jeffrey Mello
MA Cambridge Prayer/ Song Against Violence Episcopal Divinity School The Episcopal Church Director of Liturgy, Music, and the Arts Ellen Oak
MA Brookline Educational Activity/ Discussion St Paul’s Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church Committee member Faith and Justice Kate Kelley
MA MARLBOROUGH Prayer/ Song Against Violence Sisters of Saint Anne OTHER Social Concerns Chair Carol Proietti
MD Rockville Other Saint Mark Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Church USA Pastor Roy Howard
MD Augusta Prayer/ Song Against Violence Leadership Conference of Women Religious Leadership Conference of Women Religious Sister Ann Scholz
MD Baltimore Other Grace – St. John’s United Methodist Cooperative Parish, Baltimore Cityed Leadership Conference of Women Religious Rev. Nancy Webb
MD Damascus Prayer/ Song Against Violence Congregation Or Chadash Union for Reform Judaism Rabbi Alison Kobey
MD Bethesda Prayer/ Song Against Violence Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Church USA Elder Carol Starr
MD Bethesda Prayer/ Song Against Violence Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation Jewish Reconstructionist Movement Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb
MD Frederick Prayer/ Song Against Violence Centennial Memorial United Methodist Church United Methodist Church Pastor Helen Smith
MD Montgomery Village Prayer/ Song Against Violence Christ the Servant Lutheran Church Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Pastor Kari Parsons
MD Lusby Prayer/ Song Against Violence Middleham and St.Peter’s Parish The Episcopal Church Chrisitan Formation Diane Davies
ME Gardiner Holding an Evening Prayer Service on December 12 focusing on gun violence Christ Church Episcopal Vestry member Washburne Dorothy
ME Portland Holding a vigil in our state on December 9th at the Cathedral Church of Saint Luke at 7pm Saint Luke’s Cathedral Church, Maine Council of Churches Volunteer Atkinson Paula
ME Bangor Harlow Street, Bangor ME Candlelight Vigil, Prayer Service Monday, December 14, 2015 5:15 PM EST Northern Maine Chapter of Maine Gun Safety Coalition Coordinator Royal Mary
ME Brunswick Corner of Pleasant and Middle Streets, Brunswick, ME Vigil, Candlelight Vigil, Memorial Service, Prayer Service, Prayers and Songs Against Violence, Tolling Bells, Pledge to #DoSomething to #EndGunViolence campaign, Educational Activity and/or Discussion, Distribution of Educational Material to #EndGunViolence, Moment of Silence Saturday, December 12, 2015 2:00 PM EST Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick Co-chair Working for Justice Ellis Lynn
ME Gardiner Holding a candlelight vigil, Adding a remembrance or a moment of silence during a planned faith service, Distributing educational material on gun violence prevention, Asking supporters to sign a pledge card to take action to end gun violence Christ Church Episcopal Vestry member Washburne Dorothy
ME DEER ISLE Prayer/ Song Against Violence St Brendan the Navigator Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church Priest-in-Charge Virginia Peacock
ME Bath Visual Event or Vigil Friends School of Portland Religious Society of Friends Leslie Manning
ME PORTLAND Visual Event or Vigil St. Luke’s Cathedral The Episcopal Church Canon Heidi Shott
MI Ann Arbor Special Sermon/ Homily Bethlehem UCC United Church of Christ Sr Pastor John Kennedy
MI Port Huron Holding a vigil in our state on December 11th, Vigil will be Dec 10 at Raven Cafe in Port Huron Episcopal Peace Fellowship member Lotz Robert
MI Grand Rapids Prayer/ Song Against Violence Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids Roman Catholic Sister Mary Brigid Clingman OP
MI East Lansing Holding a candlelight vigil, Distributing educational material on gun violence prevention, Asking supporters to sign a pledge card to take action to end gun violence, Participate in a social media campaign Michigan Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence MI Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence Brundage Linda
MI Monroe Other IHM Motherhouse- Catholic Catholics In Alliance for the Common Good Sister Monica Stuhlreyer
MI KALAMAZOO Visual Event or Vigil Kalamazoo Coalition for Common Ground Presbyterian Church USA Rev. Sara Dorrien-Christians
MN Duluth We will have a bell ringing on Dec. 14th Northland Brady/Protect Minnesota Chapter Co-President Peterson Joan
MN 285 No. Dale St. St. Paul, MN Holding a vigil service on Dec. 9 Lutheran Church of the Redeemer Minister Rolfe Olson
MN Saint Paul Special Sermon/ Homily St Marys The Episcopal Church Deacon Margy Mattlin
MN Duluth Prayer/ Song Against Violence Pilgrim Congregational Church UCC United Church of Christ Pastor Jennifer Amy-Dressler
MO Saint Louis Prayer/ Song Against Violence Compton Heights Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Disciples of Christ Rev. Dr. Jacquelyn Foster
MO Kansas City Special Sermon/ Homily Central Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Church USA Reverend Heidi Peterson
MO St. Louis We are holding a vigil in St. Louis on Sunday Dec. 13 at 3 p.m. Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice Chair, Campaign for Common-Sense Gun Solutions Finch Barbara
MO Kansas City Other Platte Woods United Methodist Church United Methodist Church Justice Peace Environment Missions Leader Janet Archer
MO Bridgeton Perform Acts of Kindness The Sarab Communiity Roman Catholic Catholic Sister Evelyn Peterman
MX Mexico Special Sermon/ Homily Parroquia de la Sagrada Familia The Episcopal Church Rev. Arturo Carrasco-Gómez
NC Wilmington community candlelight prayer vigil on 14 December at 6:00pm at Bailey Park 12 N. Front St. in downtown Wilmington Dec 14th Vigil sponsor list as of 11/30/15:
Church of the Servant
St. James Episcopal
St. Mark’s Episcopal
Winter Park Presbyterian
Temple of Israel
Church of the Good Shepherd
Warner Temple AME Zion Church
St. Paul’s Episcopal
Tauheed Islamic Center
Holy Cross Episcopal
New Covenant Holiness Church
Moms-N-Mourning
St. Philip’s Southport
God’s Comprehensive Outreach Coalition
Grace Church Whiteville
St. Luke AME Zion Church
St. Stephen AME Church
Price Cathedral AME Zion Church
Chestnut Street Presbyterian Church
Hope Baptist Church
Prayer and Bible Church of God
St. Jude MCC
Wilmington Faiths Against Gun Violence social justice coordinator Donald Arabian
NC Raleigh Other North Carolina Council of Churches OTHER The Rev. Dr./Ex. Dir. Jennifer Copeland
NC Durham 1933 West Cornwallis Road Durham, NC 27705 Candlelight Vigil December 10th 7:00pm North Carolinians Against Gun Violence Executive Director Ceartas Becky
NC Leland Holding a vigil in our state on December 11th Concerned citizev N/a Coyle John
NC Other Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame OTHER Coordinator of Peace and justice for the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame Rose Mary Sullivan
NE Lincoln Holding a vigil in our state Interchurch Ministries of Nebraska President Moore Kenneth
NE Hastings Holding a vigil in our state on December 11th self CEO! Sandeen Judith
NE Lincoln Holding a vigil on another date Interchurch Ministries of NE President Moore Kenneth
NE Lincoln Holding a vigil in our state on December 11th Nebraskans Against Gun Violence President Gailey Amanda
NE Omaha Special Sermon/ Homily Episcopal Church of the Resurrection The Episcopal Church Rev./Rector Jason Emerson
NH Hanover Educational Activity/ Discussion Hanover Friends Meeting Religious Society of Friends Kathleen Shepherd
NJ Morristown Visual Event or Vigil Church of the Redeemer The Episcopal Church Associate for Youth and Families Dave Jones
NJ Pennington Holding a vigil in our state on December 11th Methodist Church Missions Chair Booth Joanne
NJ Ridgewood Educational Activity/ Discussion Temple Israel & JCC United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism Rabbi David Fine
NJ Westwood 156 Forest Ave., Paramus, NJ Candlelight Vigil, Memorial Service Monday, December 14, 2015 7:30 PM EST Bergen County Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence Chairperson Gross Ed
NJ Florham Park Prayer/ Song Against Violence saint Patrick Roman Catholic Dominican Sisters margaret foster
NJ Hewitt Special Sermon/ Homily Greenwood Baptist Church OTHER Pastor Russell Edwards
NJ Lincroft Perform Acts of Kindness Monmouth Center for World Religions and Ethical Thought OTHER Board Member Joseph Donahue
NJ Marlboro Special Sermon/ Homily Marlboro Jewish Center United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism Rabbi Michael Pont
NJ WAYNE Shomrei Torah Rabbi Randall Mark
NJ Other Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame OTHER Coordinator of Peace and justice for the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame Rose Mary Sullivan
NM Las Cruces Prayer/ Song Against Violence Las Cruces Community of Christ Community of Christ Co-Pastor Gary Grammer
NY new york Holding a vigil in our state on December 11th, This is a private personal organization, I just gave it a name and leader to fill in the form. Stop Guns Now Leader scallon ken
NY New York City Special Sermon/ Homily Metropolitan Community Church of New York OTHER Rev. Elder/Pastor of MCCNY and ED of Global Justice Institute Rev. Elder Pat Bumgardner
NY New York City Educational Activity/ Discussion The Church of the Village United Methodist Church Pastor Jeff Wells
NY New York Holding a candlelight vigil, Distributing educational material on gun violence prevention, Thursday Dec.10 Organizing For Action – NY New York GVP State Lead Atiya Monica
NY Sayville Special Sermon/ Homily Sayville Congregational United Church of Christ United Church of Christ Rev. Gary Brinn
NY North Salem Asking supporters to sign a pledge card to take action to end gun violence, Participate in a social media campaign The Campaign to Keep Guns off Campus Executive Director Pelosi Andy
NY New York City Educational Activity/ Discussion House of Justice OTHER social media public relations Denise Ficklin Fitzgerald
NY Scarsdale Holding a vigil in our state on December 11th, vigil: Sun. 12/13; forum: Wed., 12/2 Scarsdale Congregational Church Co-Chair, Outreach Committee Colella Patricia
NY Allegany Prayer/ Song Against Violence Franciscan Sisters of Allegany Franciscan Action Network Congregational Minister Margaret Kimmins
NY Chappaqua Visual Event or Vigil First Congregational Church in Chappaqua United Church of Christ Rev. Dr. Martha R. Jacobs
NY White Plains Special Sermon/ Homily Chatterton Hill Church UCC United Church of Christ Reverend Dr Bonnie Miller
NY Garrison Prayer/ Song Against Violence Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement Roman Catholic Sister Margaret Sikora
NY COOPERSTOWN Prayer/ Song Against Violence 1st Presbyterian Church of Cooperstown Presbyterian Church USA Pastor elsie rhodes
NY BLAUVELT Prayer/ Song Against Violence Dominican Sisters in Committed Collaboration Roman Catholic Sister Didi Madden
NY Other Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame OTHER Coordinator of Peace and justice for the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame Rose Mary Sullivan
OH Cincinnati Other Mt Calvary ECOGIC OTHER Missionary Gail Joiner
OH Dayton Prayer/ Song Against Violence Harmony Creek Church United Church of Christ Rev. Dr. Michael Castle
OH Columbus Prayer/ Song Against Violence Dominican Sisters of Peace Dominican Sisters Sister Judy Morris
OH Cincinnati Special Sermon/ Homily St. Anthony Church Roman Catholic Pastoral Associate Mary Anne Bressler
OH Cleveland Educational Activity/ Discussion St. Paul’s Community Church and Outreach United Church of Christ Rev. Douglas Horner
OH Cincinnati Visual Event or Vigil Clifton United Methodist Church United Methodist Church Minister David Meredith
OH Rocky River Prayer/ Song Against Violence Sisters of the Humility of Mary Roman Catholic Leadership Team Mary Pat Cook
OH RICHFIELD Prayer/ Song Against Violence Regina Health Center Roman Catholic Leadership Team Sister Marian Durkin
OH CHARDON Visual Event or Vigil Sisters of Notre Dame, Chardon, OH Roman Catholic Director, Justice, Peace and Intregrity of Creation Sr. Kathleen Ryan
OH Dayton Vigil Scheduled for Dec 12 Organizing For Action Ohio State Lead Clark Martha
OK Other Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame OTHER Coordinator of Peace and justice for the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame Rose Mary Sullivan
OR Bend Prayer/ Song Against Violence First Church of Christ, Sientist, Bend OTHER Board Chair Jim Clark
OR Portland Educational Activity/ Discussion University Park UMC United Methodist Church Reverend Julia Nielsen
OR Eugene Holding a candlelight vigil, Adding a remembrance or a moment of silence during a planned faith service, Distributing educational material on gun violence prevention, Asking supporters to sign a pledge card to take action to end gun violence, Participate in a social media campaign First United Methodist Church Associate Pastor Briddell Adam
OR Canby Special Sermon/ Homily Smyrna United Church of Christ United Church of Christ Rev. Dr./Pastor Deborah Patterson
PA Hatboro Holding a candlelight vigil, Adding a remembrance or a moment of silence during a planned faith service, Distributing educational material on gun violence prevention, Participate in a social media campaign Abington Friends (Quakers) Peace/Social Concerns Committee Tormollen Rochelle
PA Tunkhannock Adding a remembrance or a moment of silence during a planned faith service, Participate in a social media campaign St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Rector Divis Lou
PA Tunkhannock Special Sermon/ Homily St Peter’s Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church Rector Rev. Lou Divis
PA Hollidaysburg Prayer/ Song Against Violence Franciscan Friars, Tor Roman Catholic Local Minister Fr. Carl Vacek
PA Gettysburg 147 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA Vigil, Candlelight Vigil, Prayers and Songs Against Violence, Educational Activity and/or Discussion, Moment of Silence, Invitation to further activities to prevent gun violence Thursday, December 10th, 2015 7:30 PM EST Interfaith Center for Peace and Justice member Young Judy
PA Aston Visual Event or Vigil Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia Leadership Conference of Women Religious Advocacy Committee for Peace and Justice Sister Miriam Eileen Murray
PA Chester Other Anna’s Place, a Franciscan Hospitality Center Chester, PA Sister of St. Francis of Phiadelphia Jean Rupertus
PA West Chester Educational Activity/ Discussion Unitarian Congregation of West Chester Unitarian Universalist Association Member Tom Buglio
PA Philadelphia Holding a candlelight vigil CeaseFirePA Executive Director Goodman Shira
PA Other Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame OTHER Coordinator of Peace and justice for the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame Rose Mary Sullivan
RI Cranston Visual Event or Vigil Religious Coalition for a Violence-Free RI OTHER Reverend Eugene Dyszlewski
RI Providence Holding a vigil December 10 Religious Coalition for a Violence-Free Rhode Island Chairperson Dyszlewski Eugene
RI Barrington Special Sermon/ Homily nondenominational African Methodist Episcopal Church julia jones
RI Other Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame OTHER Coordinator of Peace and justice for the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame Rose Mary Sullivan
SD Sioux Falls Holding a candlelight vigil, Participate in a social media campaign South Dakota Peace and Justice Center Exec director Mclaughlin Kristi
SD Mitchell Reading Names of Victims ANEW United Church of Christ United Church of Christ Pastor kristi mclaughlim
TN Pleasant Hill Educational Activity/ Discussion Pleasant Hill Community Church/UCC United Church of Christ Leader Donald Clark
TN Loudon Holding a vigil in our state on December 11th, Holding a vigil in our state and also sending a family member of victim of gun violence to the National Vigil for All Gun Victims at the National Cathedral Moms demand action – TN Volunteer Dupont Peggy
TX Austin Holding a candlelight vigil, Distributing educational material on gun violence prevention, Asking supporters to sign a pledge card to take action to end gun violence, Participate in a social media campaign Texas Gun Sense Executive Director Brauer Andrea
TX Dallas Holding a candlelight vigil, Adding a remembrance or a moment of silence during a planned faith service Joy Tabenacle AME Church Lay Pastor risher Rev. Sharon
VA Oakton Interfaith Memorial Service on Monday Dec. 14 at 7:30PM. This will be at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax in Oakton VA, with clergy from various faith communities, VA state delegate, Kathleen Murphy & Rev. Rob Schenk (of Armor of Light). UU Congregation of Fairfax Project Leader Hatfield Robert
VA Chesterfield Prayer/ Song Against Violence First Congregational Christian United Church of Christ, Chesterfield United Church of Christ Pastor Harvey Joyner
VA Rocky Mount Holding a candlelight vigil, Distributing educational material on gun violence prevention, Asking supporters to sign a pledge card to take action to end gun violence Virginians for Equality and Sensible Laws Director Seay Eddie
VA McLean Distributing educational material on gun violence prevention concerned citizens against gun violence member Heatley Cecile
VA Reston Adding a remembrance or a moment of silence during a planned faith service, Distributing educational material on gun violence prevention, Asking supporters to sign a pledge card to take action to end gun violence, Participate in a social media campaign, We rally on the 14th of every month at NRA Headquarters on Waples Mill Road in Fairfax VA Reston Herndon Alliance to End Gun Violence Member Norton JoAnne
VA Arlington Prayer/ Song Against Violence Nova Catholic Community Roman Catholic Co-chair, Peace Committee Archer Heinzen
VA Harrisonburg Other Trinity Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Church USA elder Susan Phend
VA Charlottesville Reading Names of Victims St Paul’s, Ivy Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church Rev. Allison Liles
VI Perform Acts of Kindness Nazareth By The Sea Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church Senior Warden Corinne Van Rensselaer
VT Burlington Special Sermon/ Homily Ohavi Zedek Synagogue United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism Senior Rabbi Joshua Chasan
VT Burlington Other Sisters of Mercy, Northeast Community Sisters of Mercy of the Americas Vermont Rep., Northeast Justice Council Sisters of Mercy Jean Markey-Duncan
VT South Burlington Other Ascension Lutheran Church Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Marcia Gustafson
VT Colchester Prayer/ Song Against Violence St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church Rector Rev. Lisette Baxter
VT Burlington Other First Unitarian Universalist Society of Burlington Unitarian Universalist Association Member, Justice and Outreach Ministry Judson Lawrie
VT Burlington Special Sermon/ Homily Christ Church, Presbyterian Presbyterian Church USA Session member David Boedy
VT South Woodstock Holding a Vigil on December 9th GunSense Vermont Board Member Regan Paul
VT South Burlington Visual Event or Vigil All Saints Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church Rector David Hamilton
VT Jericho Visual Event or Vigil Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Member Ann Mallett
WA Seattle Prayer/ Song Against Violence University Congregational United Church of Christ, Seattle United Church of Christ Pastor Amy Roon
WA Seattle Holding a candlelight vigil, Adding a remembrance or a moment of silence during a planned faith service, Distributing educational material on gun violence prevention, Asking supporters to sign a pledge card to take action to end gun violence, Participate in a social media campaign, Any way we can help! Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility Outreach Director Parzybok Emily
WA Newport Holding a vigil on December 5th Sravasti Abbey (Buddhist) Event Organizer Thubten Chonyi
WA East Wenatchee Perform Acts of Kindness Cascade Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Unitarian Universalist Association Reverend Laura Shennum
WA Langley Special Sermon/ Homily Langley United Methodist Church United Methodist Church Corrine Bayley
WA Seattle Prayer/ Song Against Violence Richmond Beach Congregational UCC United Church of Christ Pastor Paul Ashby
WA SEATTLE Prayer/ Song Against Violence University Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Disciples of Christ layperson/Elder Rosemary Blakemore
WA SEATTLE Educational Activity/ Discussion SEATTLE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OTHER DIRECTOR OF CONGREGATIONAL ENGAGEMENT PEACH JACK
WA SEATTLE Other Central Lutheran Church Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Pastor Cindy Salo
WI Madison Other Madison Mennonite Church Mennonite Central Committee member of Madison Mennonite Church Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh
WI Milwaukee City: Milwaukee
Holding vigil on December 14th at 7:00 PM
Organizing for Action (OFA)
Cross Lutheran Church, 1821 N. 16th St, Milwaukee, WI
Organizing for Action (OFA) OFA Milwaukee Chapter Lead Geenen Paul
WI Kimberly Other HOLY SPIRIT CATHOLIC CHURCH Franciscan Action Network SSJ-TOSF sister barbara anne gluck
WI Madison Holding a vigil in our state on December 11th, still planning an event sometime during National Gun Violence Sabbath – not sure of date yet. Would like to invite other faiths, congregations in Madison WI area. Would like help with scripts to read, etc. Madison Mennonite Church member Berger-Durnbaugh Bonnie
WI Franklin Holding a vigil in our state on December 11th, Holding a vigil in our state and also sending a family member of victim of gun violence to the National Vigil for All Gun Victims at the National Cathedral, We are on Dec. 14th Serve 2 Unite Founder Kaleka Amardeep
WI FOND DU LAC Prayer/ Song Against Violence Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes Roman Catholic Coordinator of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Sally Ann Brickner
WY Jackson Special Sermon/ Homily St. John’s Episcopal Church The Episcopal Church Margaret Hutton
WY Jackson holding a Vigil at 6:00pm December 10th at Jackson Town Square in Jackson, Wyoming. St. John’s Episcopal Church Director, Children and Family Ministries
Head of School, Bright Beginnings Episcopal Preschool
Margaret Hutton

 

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