Candlelight Vigil for Children Separated From Their Families.
Br. Bill Ketcham, mgc, represented the Mercy of God Community at a candlelight vigil for children separated from their families on Friday, June 29, 2018, at St. Peter's Church in Casa Grande, AZ. The Rt. Rev. Kirk Smith, Bishop of Arizona, called on all Churches and all Christians across Arizona to organize and participate in such events. The service in Casa Grande, was led by the Rev. Colville Smith, Vicar of St. Peter's, and featured the recitation of Psalms, singing of spiritual songs and periods of reflective silence. Individual candles and bottled water for each participant was provided by St. Peter's. Worshipers were urged to deepen their compassion for the plight of these and all children.