Mayor Henry Announces Plans for Second Annual Prayers for the City Event

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A call to prayer.  Mayor Tom Henry has announced a multi-faith religious celebration.

It's called Prayers for the City, it's Sunday, September 14 at 4 p.m. at the University of St. Francis performing arts center downtown. 

We’re fortunate to live in a community that shares many different faiths that we can embrace and celebrate together,” said Mayor Henry. “We’re experiencing unprecedented momentum in the City of Fort Wayne by working together and understanding the importance of diversity and acceptance. Prayers for the City is a tremendous opportunity to show unity and appreciation for all residents.” 

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The event features celebrations and readings from Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism, Islam and others. The mayor says the event shows appreciation for the city's rich diversity. 

The event is open to the public.