In response to the horrendous shooting murders of nine innocent people at the Emanuael Affrican Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston,.SC last Thursday, the CT Sikh Association will hold a candlelight vigil service at their temple, Gurdwara Guru Nanak Darbar,at 1610 West Street in Southington, CT at 8:30 pm on Friday, July 3rd .
Sikh spokesperson, Kulwant Samra said, in an official statement, "This tragedy has affected each person in our community and thus we must come together in remembrance of the lives lost and offer our blessings and prayers to the families of the victims."
Candles and head coverings will be provided. Questions will be answered by reaching out to the Sikh at (860) 621-3015. The service is planned outdoors in front of the Sikh Gurdwara. In case of rain, it will be held indoors.