Prayer vigil set Monday

Published 5:00 am Monday, September 17, 2001

A prayer vigil will be held Monday at 5:30 p.m. on the steps ofthe Brookhaven-Lincoln County Government Complex, said FourthDistrict U.S. Rep. Ronnie Shows.

Shows said citizens are invited to come and join friends andneighbors in prayer following Tuesday’s attacks in Washington andNew York. Area ministers will be on hand to lead and offerprayers.

“Mississippians are a praying people because we know the powerand strength and healing that comes with prayer,” Shows said.”Personally, I need to join with my fellow Mississippians in prayerand I know that others may feel that way as well. So I am providingthis opportunity to come together in prayer for our nation, thosewe have lost and for healing and guidance.”