Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and the primates of the Anglican Communion prayed to honor the victims of the shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.
More than 50 people were killed and more than 500 were injured in a shooting on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday evening, marking the worst mass shooting on American soil.
The primates have gathered at Canterbury Cathedral for their Oct. 2-6 meeting.
Statement from the primates
The following is a statement from the primates of the Anglican Communion to Bishop Dan Edwards of the Diocese of Nevada.
We were greatly distressed to learn of the dreadful events in Las Vegas last night. The scale of the loss of life and the numbers of injured is truly shocking. We are sending our deepest condolences to you and to the people of your diocese – in particular, the people of Las Vegas.
We are praying for the families and friends of those who have died and for the many people who have been wounded. We remember, too, everyone else caught up in this tragedy – including the emergency services (first responders). We pray that the peace of the Lord Jesus Christ will be with the people of Las Vegas as they endure this trauma.
The 9th Annual St. Paul’s Michael Galluccio Memorial Golf Outing was a huge success. It was a beautiful day and a good time was had by all participants. Thank you to everyone who joined us this year. We look forward to next year which is scheduled for Monday, September 10th
Service times for the coming weeks as we return to our non-summer schedule:
September 3 – Our last 9:30am service of the summer
September 4 (Labor Day)
September 10 – (Rally Sunday) One(1) service at 10am followed by another great BBQ!
September 11 – The Michael Galluccio Memorial Golf Outing (Registration & Breakfast starting at 6:30am)
September 17 – 8am – Rite I & 10am – Rite II with music