Emergency Response Team Responds to Shooting of Congressman Scalise,
a Capitol Hill Staffer, and Two Capitol Police Officers
FAITH AND ACTION SEEKS PRAYER AND SUPPORT FOR VICTIMS OF TODAY’S SHOOTING AT REPUBLICAN BASEBALL PRACTICE IN ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA
June 14th, 2017 (Washington, D.C.) Rev. Rob Schenck will be joined by Peggy Nienaber, VP of Faith & Action, who will lead a PRAYER CONFERENCE CALL TODAY AT 4:00PM EST for the victims who were shot today. Republican Majority Whip Congressman Steve Scalise – along with a Capitol Hill aide and two Capitol Police officers – when a gunman opened fire at a Republican Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia.
Rev. Schenck, President of the National Clergy Council and a Civilian Chaplain with the U.S. Senate Emergency Response Team, stated this morning, “At times like this the greatest contribution any of us can make is to surround victims and loved ones with our prayers. We send our thoughts, love, and prayers to Congressman Scalise, the Capitol Hill aide and the two Capitol Hill police officers that were wounded today in this atrocious and purposeful act of violence.” Peggy Nienaber, a member of the Congressional Prayer Delegation, states, “this is a very sad time and we must come together and ask God’s blessing upon this situation. Together we will pray for this tragedy, and for health and recovery for the victims.”
Join us today in prayer, June 14th at 4:00pm EST for a Prayer Conference Call.
Conference call Dial-in Number
Access Code: 285201
Please MUTE your phone once on the conference call.