For Oakland: Public Candlelight, Interfaith Prayer & Taize Vigil
The public vigil will be held from 7-8 pm at Skyline Church, 12540 Skyline Blvd, Oakland CA.
This is a devastating loss to our community and our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected, victims, survivors, families, Oakland’s Fire and Police depts., and the Alameda County’s Sheriff’s office. Our prayers remain with the loved ones of the victims and the Oakland arts community.
Voluntary donations will go to support the relief efforts for those impacted by the fire. Taizé Prayer is simply sung prayer, consisting of the repetition of simple chants. The experience of singing these chants can take us to that deep inner place that longs for communion with God. The service is comprised of meditative chanting, Scripture, spoken prayers, and silence.
Leading the event is Rev. Laurie Manning, Pastor of Skyline and Benjamin Mertz, Music director of Skyline.
All are invited to come together to share in God’s loving guidance.