Jan. 5, 2017
Our interim rector, Dana Campbell, borrowed a Jewish burial custom to mark the passing of 15 homeless persons who died in Middletown in 2016 at a memorial service held at our church December 23. Those attending the service were asked to leave a small stone to commemorate the deceased. Placing a stone “symbolizes that our memories of that person never go away,” Dana told a Middletown Press reporter. “It is a sign that you were there and that you remember that person, and that person continues to live through you.”
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