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Religious groups meet Sunday to pray at Marathon site

Religious groups meet Sunday to pray at Marathon site

Religious groups will join in worship Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at the site of the Boston Marathon barricades. Boston Globe reports:

Religious worshipers will gather at the corner of Boylston and Berkeley streets at 12:30 p.m. Sunday to pray, sing, and support victims of the Marathon bombings, an Old South Church minister said.

“We had very much hoped we were meeting at the finish line to reclaim it,” said The Rev. Nancy S. Taylor, senior minister and chief executive of Old South Church in Boston, which is part of the barricaded active crime scene. “We’ll be standing in solidarity with the victims of the bombing who are still very grievously injured.”

Attendees will include worshipers from Trinity Church, Temple Emanuel, Arlington Street Church, Church of the Covenant, Central Reform Temple, Old South Church in Boston, the Community Church of Boston, The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, the First Baptist Church of Boston, the First Church in Boston, and others.

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Rod Gillis

Folks who have not seen them, may be interested in this cross section of sermons from Time (via CNN).

http://nation.time.com/2013/04/20/messages-of-hope-sermons-after-the-boston-bombings/slide/intro/

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