MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH TO HOLD CANDLELIGHT VIGIL TO ENCOURAGE NO MORE VIOLENCE AFTER DEATH OF LOCAL MAN, BRANDON DRAPER
Evansville, Ind. - Memorial Baptist Church will hold a candlelight vigil on Sunday September 16, 2012 at 8 pm at 841 Washington Avenue.
The vigil is in response to the recent news that a local man, Brandon Draper, was found dead and identified mid last week. Draper was a victim of a senseless violent crime resulting in his premature death. He was twenty-seven (27) years old.
Memorial Baptist Church’s youth pastor Rev. George Madison, Jr. and senior pastor Rev. Adrian M. Brooks, Sr. want to encourage the Evansville community to join together to stop the senseless killing and violence that has been occurring within our community as of late. Rev. Brooks often says that it is time to teach both our youth and our young adults that the abnormal is not normal. The societal pressures to do immoral, amoral and unethical acts have got to change and if no one else encourages us to do it the church should.
In addition to the encourage the end to the violence that has been trickling into our city, Memorial Baptist Church wants to lend a hand in supporting the many have been affected by this young man’s death by encouraging them and helping them heal with such a tremendous loss.
Memorial Baptist Church offers private and confidential counseling services to those who may need assistance. In addition to the candlelight vigil Memorial Baptist Church will have its regularly scheduled 8 and 11 am Sunday services in which anyone wishing to come for prayer or needing assistance regarding this
SOURCE: Memorial Baptist Church