Church Bells To Peal For War's End

March 07, 1991|By Staff report

Churches all over Annapolis will conduct a brief service at noon tomorrow to mark the end of war in the Persian Gulf.

The churches will ring their bells, then conduct a 15-minute service to give thanks for the end of the war and pray for the safe return of the troops. Churches will remain open until 1 p.m. for people wanting to pray in silence.

The observance was arranged by Emily Green, an aide to Mayor Alfred A. Hopkins. Green said people should to go to the nearest church or place of worship, regardless of faith, "to promote unity."

Greensaid the city has received many calls in recent weeks from people who wanted the city to have an observance demonstrating support for troops stationed in the gulf. She said everyone is invited to attend tomorrow's observance.

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