The Christian Community of Southwest Pennsylvania

Shares in Grief, Expresses Support

After Mass Shooting at Pittsburgh Synagogue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          CONTACT:  Rev. Liddy Barlow

Saturday, October 27, 2018                                                                     Cell: 412-523-6736




PITTSBURGH – Christian Associates of Southwest Pennsylvania expresses deep sympathy to our Jewish brothers and sisters following this morning’s mass shooting at Tree of Life Congregation in Squirrel Hill. Together, we pray that the memories of the dead may be always a blessing. We pray for healing for the wounded. We pray for peace for the frightened and traumatized. We pray for an end to all violence fueled by hatred and bigotry.

For decades, the Jewish community of Southwest Pennsylvania has been our cherished partner as we have worked together for interfaith understanding and the well-being of our shared neighborhoods. In this time of great suffering, we stand ready to offer our tears, our strength, and our support. We look forward to standing with our Jewish brothers and sisters in public expressions of sorrow and solidarity in the coming days.



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