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#PrayingForVegas: Several churches, organizations offering support after Strip massacre

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The faith-based community in Las Vegas is coming together to support those affected by Sunday night's mass shooting at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. At least 58 are dead and more than 500 are injured. Several organizations are holding vigils and offering prayers and support.

Presbytery of Nevada

All members of the community are invited to come and share their grief, to offer prayers and to hear words of comfort and hope as we begin to cope with the horrible tragedy that has devastated our community and our nation.

Prayer Services will be held at the following churches:

  • Grace Presbyterian Church Monday, October 2, 2017 - 7:00 p.m. 1515 W. Charleston Blvd (Charleston and I-15) Las Vegas, NV 89102 702-384-4554
  • Green Valley Presbyterian Church Monday, October 2, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. 1798 Wigwam Pky. (Wigwam and Valle Verde) Henderson, NV 89074 702-454-8484
  • Mountain View Presbyterian Church Monday, October 2, 2017 – 6:00 p.m. 8601 Del Webb Blvd. (Del Webb west of Rampart in Sun City) Las Vegas, NV 89134 702-341-7800

Hindu prayers for Las Vegas massacre victims

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged all the Hindu temples and prayer-centers worldwide to hold special prayers for all victims, their loved ones, first responders, healthcare workers and others touched by the tragic loss in Las Vegas.

Hindus strongly condemn any and all acts of violence against innocent people. We are deeply saddened by Sunday night tragedy of horrific Las Vegas massacre. Our hearts go out to the victims and their loved ones. It was a senseless and shocking violence; Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, stated in Reno (Nevada) today.

Rajan Zed further said that he was praying to God to provide the mourning families help and consolation in dealing with this tragedy at this difficult time. Besides these families, he also expressed deep sympathies to the injured and their relatives and friends. It was heartbreaking for us all, Zed added.

We, as people of faith, despite our seriously different traditions, must take a stand against violence by coming together with kindness and love to cultivate peace, Zed said, urging for interfaith unity.

The Crossing Church

The Crossing, a Christian Church at 7950 W Windmill Lane is open for prayer until 9:00 p.m. tonight. They will have pastors who are able to pray with people.

Interfaith Vigil

In light of the most recent events, Most Reverend Bishop Joseph Pepe will host an interfaith prayer service at 5:00 p.m. at the Guardian Angel Cathedral. The address is 302 Cathedral Way, 89109, located off of Las Vegas Boulevard, next door to the Encore Resort.

City Hall Prayer Vigil

City of Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman will host a prayer vigil at Las Vegas City Hall. Open to the public. 5:00 p.m. 495 s. Main St. Las Vegas, NV 89101

Rights Society

Rights Society is a human rights organization that works on local issues here in Las Vegas. They are hosting a Vigil to honor and respect the victims and survivors of last nights tragedy. The Vigil will be located at the corner of Sunset Road and Las Vegas Blvd. It will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Central Church

Central Church opens its doors for Citywide Prayer and Worship Gathering tonight, October 2, 7-8 p.m. A team of pastors will be standing by from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Henderson location for those who wish to stop by the church for prayer today. The public may also call 702-735-4004 or text "PrayForVegas" to 55000 and someone will personally pray and respond.

Central opens its doors tonight for citywide prayer gathering led by Senior Pastor Jud Wilhite. Will provide comfort and prayer for those affected by the shooting on the Las Vegas Strip last night.

International Church of Las Vegas

Local church leaders at the International Church of Las Vegas will provide community services in the aftermath of the shooting on the Las Vegas strip. The church will host a community prayer vigil at the Summerlin campus (8100 Westcliff Drive) tonight at 6 p.m, as well as collect food, water and provide support for victims and families.

New Song Anthem Church

Prayer vigil tonight at 7 p.m. at New Song Anthem Church. 1291 Cornet Street, Henderson, NV 89052. Call 702-492-1771 for information.

Nehemiah Ministries

Nehemiah Ministries at 3606 N. Rancho Drive Suite 102 will be holding a prayer service tonight at 7 p.m.

Canyon Ridge Christian Church

Come together with us tonight at 7 p.m. as we support our community and pray for our city. Tonight's service will be streamed live online as well at theridgelive.tv and on our Facebook page.

Cavalry Chapel Green Valley

Cavalry Chapel Green Valley is located at 2615 W Horizon Ridge Parkway in Henderson, Nev. You can call 702-898-8887 for more information.

Cavalry Chapel Las Vegas

Calvary Chapel Las Vegas located at 7175 W. Oquendo Road Las Vegas will be having a candlelight prayer and worship gathering tonight at 7 p.m. in our chapel. Please join us and bring your friends and family to pray for all those affected by the massacre last night including our first responders. https://cclasvegas.org/

Hope Church

Hope Church has had their doors open all day today and will be holding a special prayer gathering Monday night from 7-8 p.m. at their campus at 850 E. Cactus Avenue. All are welcome. Pastors and grief counselors will be available to anyone who needs to talk to someone about these tragedies.

Church at Lake Mead in Henderson

The Church at Lake Mead in Henderson is hosting a prayer and worship night at 6:00 p.m. on Monday. We will pray over our city, the victims and families and our first responders! We will have pastors on site for personal prayer or encouragement. The Church at Lake Mead is located at 655 East Lake Mead Parkway in Henderson.

Sin City Church

Sin City Church is holding a prayer service Monday evening at 6 p.m. Sin City Church is located at Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Parkway in Henderson.

St. Thomas More C.C.

We will be holding a prayer service tonight Oct. 2 at 5:30 p.m. in the Church. St. Thomas More C.C. is located at 130 N. Pecos Road in Henderson.

Any questions, feel free to contact: Sheila Rafanello @ St. Thomas More 702-361-8840.

Crossroads Church

We are hosting a Community Prayer Service tonight (Monday) at 6 p.m. at Crossroads Church 2520 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway in Henderson.

Valley Bible Fellowship of Las Vegas

From 8:30 - 5:30, our church is open for anyone who needs prayer, sanctuary, or simply needs a place to rest. Also, Valley Vegas Church, located at 4500 W Sahara Avenue, will be having a prayer gathering tonight at 7 p.m. All are welcome to come and help us pray for the grieving families, the wounded, and the hurting hearts in our city. Sorry, no child-care tonight.

Green Valley Christian Center

Green Valley Christian Center located at 711 Valle Verde Court in Henderson will be hosting a community Prayer Vigil tonight from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Our pastoral staff team will be available for pastoral counseling and assistance to those who need to talk to someone.

Mountain View Baptist Church

We will be having a time of prayer at our church at 7830 W Ann Road Suite 230. We invite all that would be interested in joining us in praying and in finding ways we can be of help to our community.

New Community Church

There will be a Prayer Vigil tonight at 7:00 p.m. at New Community Church located at 6360 S. Pecos Road at Sunset.

St. Viator Catholic Community

Taize candlelit prayer service tonight at 7 p.m. at St. Viator Catholic Community at 2461 E. Flamingo Road.

To add an event to this list, send an email to news@news3lv.com

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