Metro Detroit Inter-Faith Prayer Service in Detroit on Eve of 9.11 Prayer Service at Second Ebenezer Church on September 10

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Eve of Ninth Anniversary of 9/11 Inter-faith Prayer Service for Peace, Respect & Civility on September 10 Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron, Imam Sayid Hassan Al-Qazwini, Pastor Oscar King and others join forces in prayer

With escalating conflict among people, the leaders came together to ask for everyone’s support in honoring and respecting our differences, and to heighten awareness of our common bonds. “Our hope is that we can send a collective message that we stand for

On the eve of the ninth anniversary an unprecedented and horrific terrorist attack of 9/11/2001, faith based leaders in Detroit are calling for prayer. An inter-faith gathering open to the public will take place from 4pm to 5pm on Friday, September 10 at Second Ebenezer Church, 14601 Dequindre, at McNichols and I-75, in Detroit. Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit, Imam Sayid Hassan Al-Qazwini of the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Pastor Oscar King of the Council of Baptist Pastors and Bishop Edgar L. Vann of the Kingdom Alliance Covenant Fellowship will lead the prayer service calling for peace, respect and civility among all people. In honor of Rosh Hashanah, Rabbi Joseph H. Krakoff of Congregation Shaarey Zedek of Southfield and West Bloomfield will not be present, but is also supporting the prayer service.

With escalating conflict among people, the leaders came together to ask for everyone’s support in honoring and respecting our differences, and to heighten awareness of our common bonds. “Our hope is that we can send a collective message that we stand for peace, respect and civility, and ask all who will support this message to join in praying for peace, which is open to the public,” said Bishop Vann.

All are welcome to attend on Friday, September 10 at 4pm. Second Ebenezer Church is located at 14601 Dequindre avenue, near the McNichols Exit of I-75, in Detroit. For more information, contact Second Ebenezer Church at 313.867.4700 and visit http://www.secondebenezer.org.

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