St. Louis Violence Prompts Call for Prayer
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Clergy in St. Louis are calling for citywide prayer to end violence.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the St. Louis Metropolitan Clergy Coalition hosted a Memorial Day service at New Northside Church on Monday to draw attention to violence in the city. The service included 52 candles, each with the name of a person who had died from violence in St. Louis this year.
The service was part of the Week of Prayer to Curb Violence that continues through Friday.