Vigils being held around Ogden area to mourn Las Vegas shooting victims

Tuesday , October 03, 2017 - 8:41 AM

ANN ELISE TAYLOR, Standard-Examiner Staff

OGDEN — Two Ogden churches are holding vigils where the community can mourn those killed in Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Unitarian Universalist Church of Ogden and Congregational United Church of Christ both announced on Facebook they’ll be holding vigils Tuesday. The events’ details are included below.

We’re looking for information about other vigils being held around the area — if you know of one, contact us at cityed@standard.net and we’ll add it to this story. 

The vigils come after a shooter opened fire on a music festival crowd Sunday night, killing at least 59 people and injuring 527 people, according to a Tuesday morning ABC News report. It’s the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, ABC reports. 

CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST VIGIL

Time and date: Noon Tuesday, Oct. 3

Location: Congregational United Church of Christ, 3350 Harrison Blvd, Ogden

Description: A description of the vigil on the church’s Facebook page says it will be a place for the community to gather and pray, sing, meditate and remember the shooting’s victims. 

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH VIGIL

Time and date: 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3

Location: Unitarian Universalist Church of Ogden, 705 23rd St., Ogden

Description: The vigil will offer locals a space to mourn the shooting victims and simply be together, its Facebook event page says. All are welcome to come pray and reflect, it says. 

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