Deer Park Church to hold vigil for Orlando shooting victims tonight

Jun 15 2016, 4:46 pm

Deer Park United Church in Deer Ridge (77 Deerpoint Road SE) will be holding a vigil at 7 pm tonight for the victims of the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting, in solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community and those affected by the tragedy.

Described as a “time of prayer and solidarity” on Deer Park United Church’s Facebook page, the church’s goal to provide a safe, welcoming environment for those who wish to mourn the victims and show their support for the LGBTQ+ community. People of all faiths are invited and welcome.

The church prides itself on educating its congregation on LGBTQ+ issues; guest speakers will be in attendance tonight to speak on the tragedy.

Deer Park United Church vigil for Orlando shooting victims

Where: Deer Park United Church – 77 Deerpoint Road SE

When: Wednesday, June 15 at 7 pm