Minnesota churches hold vigils for Charleston victims

Published 8:49 am Friday, June 19, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS — Churches in Minnesota are holding vigils to remember the fatal shooting of eight worshippers and a pastor at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina.

In St. Paul, the Saint James A.M.E. Church delayed a Sunday school convention to hold a Thursday afternoon vigil in its sanctuary.

The pastor of Saint James A.M.E. Church, the Rev. Stacey Smith, tells KARE-TV the shooting “is not just something that happened to one of our churches, this happened to all of us.”

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