Antioch Mayor Wade Harper calls for prayer vigil, Sunday night

Who: Mayor Wade Harper; various members of the clergy

What: Prayer Vigil and moment of silence

When: Sunday, July 10, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Where: In front of the Antioch Community Center, Prewett Park, 4703 Lone Tree Way, Antioch

“I am deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life in various cities nationwide involving police and young African American males. I am also concerned and outraged about the killing of police officers in Dallas Texas and other U.S. cities,” said Harper in a press release. “Violence is not the answer. I grieve for the nation. America is in crisis.”

Harper in conjunction with various local faith groups will be hosting a prayer vigil, Sunday July 10, 2016 in front of the Antioch Community Center at 7:00 p.m.

All are invited to join in a moment of silence, prayer and reflection in light of tragic loss of life in Dallas Texas, Falcon Heights Minnesota, and Baton Rouge Louisiana to name a few.

Mayor Harper is calling for residents to pray as a community with a spirit of unity, respect and tolerance.

Let those who are in attendance stand together against hate and violence.

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