Lake Charles residents invited to prayer event Sunday

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Baptist Minister's Union of Lake Charles and Vicinity Inc. is planning an interdenominational prayer vigil on Sunday.

In a news release to KPLC, organizers say the event is in response to "city-wide violence."

The vigil will be held on the steps of the Lake Charles Civic Center at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Everyone is invited.

Organizers say the event is part of the union's upcoming 2013 non-violence initiatives which will also include after school programming, mentorship and more.

For more information, call 337-436-6278.

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