El Paso Church Mourns At Sunday Service After Mass Shooting

“As a Christian, I feel like now is the time to be a message of hope and a message that there is somebody who can carry the burden and comfort the ones that desperately need to be comforted and that’s Jesus.”

By Diana NguyenAugust 5, 2019 9:30 am,

From Texas Public Radio:

The country is reeling in the aftermath of three recent shootings that took place in CaliforniaOhio and Texas during the span of one week.

On Saturday in the border city of El Paso, a violent rampage at a Walmart became one of the deadliest in Texas history, leaving 20 dead and dozens more injured.

The incident was too close to home for many who spend time in what residents call the safe, family-oriented Cielo Vista neighborhood.

On Sunday morning, some 70 parishioners came to worship at Immanuel Baptist — one of the churches closest to the site of Saturday’s deadly mass shooting.

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