In light of the heartbreaking tragedy unfolding at Sandy Hook Elementary School, several local religious organizations plan to host services Friday night (Dec. 14).
Details are as follows:
- Newtown Congregational Church will hold a prayer service at 7 p.m. Officials there said an interfaith gathering is scheduled for 7 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 16) at Newtown High School.
- Newtown United Methodist Church will hold a prayer service at 7 p.m. Friday (Dec. 14). All are welcome to attend. Rev. Sue Klein said she and other parish leaders "automatically planned" the gathering after hearing the news. Many of the church's members have students who attend the school.
- St. Rose of Lima will host a Catholic Mass at 7 p.m. Friday (Dec. 14). All are welcome to attend.
More links to Newtown Patch’s coverage here:
- Reaction: Sandy Hook School Shooting
- Police Raid Sandy Hook Home Hours After Shooting
- [PHOTOS] Newtown School Shooting