[Posted on Jun 24, 2015 | 333 views]
Participants in Monday’s “Pray for Charleston” service join in the singing of “Amazing Grace.” Photo by Charlie Koenig
Local clergy addressing the crowd on Monday night included, from left, Pastor Van Loomis of Redeeming Grace Baptist Church, Hudgins; Pastor Ronnie Duncan of Living Waters Church, Dutton; and Pastor Patrick Billups of Relevant Church, Mathews. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Jeanice Sadler, at left, and Minister Melissa Mason chat prior to Monday night’s “Pray for Charleston” service on the Mathews High School football field. Also pictured in background is Nicole Robinson. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Roy and Betty Davis spend time with toddler Josiah Whedbee at the service. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Tamecka Turner, foreground, and Sandy Mikulecky light candles in memory of the nine members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., who were gunned down last Wednesday. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Pastor Ronnie Duncan of Living Waters Church, Dutton, addresses the crowd at Mathews High School. Behind him is Pastor Patrick Billups of Relevant Church, Mathews. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Participants in Monday’s “Pray for Charleston” service offers raise their hands in praise. Photo by Charlie Koenig
The Rev. Patrick Billups, lead pastor of Relevant Church, Mathews, addresses the crowd during Monday’s service. Another speaker, Pastor Van Loomis of Redeeming Grace Baptist Church, Hudgins, is shown in the background. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Participants in Monday’s “Pray for Charleston” service listen intently to the message of one of the speakers. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Participants in Monday’s “Pray for Charleston” service join hands in preparation for a final prayer. Photo by Charlie Koenig
 
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