In the wake of the the incidents that have happened in Dallas ; Minnesota and Baton Rouge this week, Pastor Paul Hoffman of EFC Newport and fellow members of the faith community hosted a prayer service at Newport City Hall today (Friday, July 8th) at 12 p.m.

Pastor Paul is inviting invited the people of EFC, other local pastors and the public to join him;

“I’m meeting at city hall newport today at noon to pray for peace, forgiveness, reconciliation and healing in America….who’s in? Christians rise up…. Choose humility and prayer…choose the way of the cross….”

Update: Here is some video from today’s event;

Newport City Hall is located at 43 Broadway.

Evangelical Friends Church of Newport, located at 70 Bliss Mine Road in Middletown, is a church dedicated “to seeing lives changed by following Jesus, loving people, and reaching our world”.

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