All photos by Bryan Haeffele
St. Luke’s Parish held a service of unity and community on Monday, Aug. 14 outdoors on the front lawn, in effort to thwart the “hatred, bigotry and violence filling the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia.” The special guest speaker was the Rev. Dr. George Kovoor. “We want to lift up the spirit of oneness that we have as children of God. In the poetry of St. Francis, we resolve: “Where there is hatred, let us sow love,” the letter from the parish said.