With the recent school shooting in Florida, the Redwood Falls Ministerial Association is hosting a candlelight vigil this coming Friday to bring people together to pray for victims, and for solutions.
Pastor Randy Koppen, of the United Methodist Church in Redwood Falls, emphasized that to bring well-meaning people on all sides of the political divide together in mutual support, the vigil is designed to be non-political:
Pastor Bryant Kaden, of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls, said, contrary to criticism about its effectiveness in some quarters, prayer is still an important part of any solution to violence in our society:
The prayer vigil is set for 3:45 – 4 p.m. this Friday at the First United Methodist Church parking lot, across the street from Reede Gray Elementary School.
Listen here to hear the full seven-and-a-half minute interview with Pastors Kaden and Koppen: