ST. LOUIS —
There was no sermon, instead it was a mix of scripture with healing words, quiet songs, prayers and the lighting of eight candles, each on behalf of particular struggles: Pain and illness, financial problems, broken families, addiction.
“I think it’s definitely a time people think about family members and loved ones who have died, or they think of divisions or broken relationships,” the Rev. Amy Chambers Cortright said. “Some people don’t really feel like they have a place anywhere.”
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