Notes on a worthy tradition and tragic tribute . . .
Here's the word from organizers & defense of homicide vigils . . .
The Longest Night
Again this year we will conduct the Longest Night service. It takes place on the longest night of the year December 21.
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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- This time of year is seen as one for joy, but for those who've lost loved ones, it can be a tough season. That's why one local pastor has turned the winter solstice, the longest night of the year, into a night of prayer for those who lost loved ones to homicide.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For 10 years, Wornall Road Baptist Church has put crosses out for every homicide victim in Jackson County, Missouri. This year, the annual 'Longest Night' service included victims from Wyandotte County, Kansas, totaling more than 230 crosses. "It's a visual reminder to our city of the suffering many people are going through during Christmas.
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