Large Prayer Vigil Planned At Aurora Municipal Center
AURORA, Colo. (CBS4/AP) – People in Aurora plan to gather and pray following the killing of 12 people at a movie theater in the city.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will participate in Sunday evening’s vigil along with other elected officials.
Also attending will be Rep. Rhonda Fields, whose son and his fiancee were gunned down in Aurora in 2005 as he was getting ready to testify at a murder trial.
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The vigil will be held at the Aurora Municipal Center located at 15151 East Alameda Parkway at 6 p.m. There is parking available on the east side of the building or in the garage.
The following is the schedule of events to take place at the vigil:
6:00 – Prelude: Aurora Symphony Brass Quintet
6:30 – A Cappella Selections, Living Hope Baptist Church
6:50 – Welcome, John Gay, Chair, Key Community Response Team
— Introduce Auxiliary Bishop James Conley
6:55 – Invocational Prayer, Auxiliary Bishop Conley, Reid Hettich
— Introduce Mayor Hogan
7:00 – Mayor Steve Hogan Speaks
— Mayor Introduces City Council
— Mayor Introduces Governor
7:10 – Governor Hickenlooper Speaks
7:20 – Mayor Introduces Elected Officials & Dignitaries
7:22 – Veronica O. White, Chair, Human Relations Commission, Introduces Prayers
7:25 – Victims, Families & Friends, Pastor Debbie Stafford
7:28 – Early Responders, Pastor Ron Frierson
7:31 -Prayer of Comfort, Pastor Robin Holland
7:34 – Prayer for the City of Aurora, Representative Rhonda Fields
7:37 – Prayer for Peace, Rabbi Joe Black
— John Gay Introduces Pastor Reid Hettich
7:41 – Closing Prayer & Thank You, Pastor Reid Hettich
Amazing Grace … All Postlude: Aurora Symphony
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