Nashville Vigil Honors Victims of Connecticut School Shooting
By Jason Lamb
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- People at Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist
Church paid tribute to the lives lost in the Connecticut school shooting.
On Saturday, about two dozen people at the church came together for a day of
prayer, which included an indoor candlelight vigil using flashlights.
Those at the vigil also honored those in Nashville who have been victims of
violent crime, including their family members.
Vigil organizers hoped their message transcended well beyond the church
"I hope that they can see our story and know that we're praying for
them," said Talia Monget Simmons, whose son was killed in
Nashville earlier this year. "We're here for them as well as
people have been there for me."
Earl Jordan, who ran Sunday night's event, often organizes other vigils in
the Nashville area for victims of crime.