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Prayer Vigil Photos

The Rev. Deacon Linda Murphy organized a prayer vigil on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 for the city of Goma and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  The Rev. Deacon Carey Chirico of St. George's Episcopal Church in Fredericksburg was the guest speaker.  Rev. Deacon Chirico has visited the region and shared her experiences and concerns for all the people living in the region, but especially the women and children left abandoned by the actions of the hostile forces there. 

 

Rev. Deacon Murphy speaks to the congregation. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Rev. Deacon Chirico discusses her trips to the Congo.












Reading the lessons, lighting the candles, and Hannah Janney singing "The Lord's Prayer".



















 

A view of the service from the St. Peter's balcony.