June 17, 2016

Multi-Faith Gathering, Rally and Vigil for Orlando

On Tuesday, June 21, a series of events will pay tribute to those killed in the Orlando shootings.

“A Multi-Faith Gathering for Orlando and Beyond” begins with a multi-faith service from 7-8 p.m. in the sanctuary of Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street. The Gathering is presented by the Princeton Clergy Association and the Coalition for Peace Action.

Confirmed participants include the Rev. Carlton Branscomb, Senior Minister, First Baptist Church, Princeton; Imam Hamad Chebli, Islamic Society of Central NJ; Cantor Joanna S. Dulkin, The Jewish Center of Princeton; Rabbi Adam Feldman, The Jewish Center of Princeton and Vice-President, Princeton Clergy Association; Daniel Fernandez, HiTops Education Director of LGBTQ Concerns; the Rev. Lauren McFeaters, Associate Pastor, Nassau Presbyterian Church; and the Rev. Robert Moore, Executive Director of the Coalition for Peace Action and Co-Pastor of Christ Congregation.

The service will include the reading of the names of the 49 killed in the Orlando mass shooting, and lighting candles for each. Music will also be part of the one hour service.

 From 8-9 p.m., a rally and candlelight vigil will take place at Tiger Park in the front of Palmer Square. Attendees are asked to bring signs and/or candles, if possible. Limited numbers of pre-printed signs and candles will be available. Speakers are still being confirmed. All events are free. Visit peacecoalition.org or call (609) 924-5022 for more information.