VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. (AP) — Emergency dispatchers got a call at around 6:20 p.m. reporting an active shooter at Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church in the Birmingham suburb of Vestavia Hills, said Police Capt. Shane Ware.
(RNS) — The Rev. Deanna Hollas urged Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to host Guns to Gardens events at their churches, inviting — and sometimes incentivizing — gun owners to hand over their weapons to be turned into garden tools.
(RNS) — 'In some ways, I think we have more to grieve now than we did one year ago after the March 16 Atlanta massacre,' said the Rev. Michelle Ami Reyes, vice president of the Asian American Christian Collaborative.