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Sat, Dec 03


Church of the Good Shepherd

Tree of Remembrance Ceremony (Remembering Lives Lost to Violence)

Tree of Remembrance Ceremony to remember those lives lost to violence. We will have a Christmas tree lighting, a candle light vigil, a luminary display and reading of the names. Let us stand shoulder to shoulder as a community to remember them and to call for an end to all violence.

Tree of Remembrance Ceremony (Remembering Lives Lost to Violence)
Tree of Remembrance Ceremony (Remembering Lives Lost to Violence)

Time & Location

Dec 03, 2022, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Church of the Good Shepherd, 645 Berryville Ave, Winchester, VA 22601, USA

About the event

TREE OF REMEMBRANCE In Memory Of Those Lost to Violence or in any gun related incident. We will have: Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Candle Light Vigil Luminary display with names of those lost Reading of the names aloud FREE Hot Chocolate and cookies

*Please bring your own candle, but we will have some extras available on site for those who don't have one*

Hosted by Kevin Riley Foundation of Hope and Church of the Good Sheppard

Where: Church of the Good Sheppard 645 Berryville Avenue Winchester, VA

When: Saturday December 3rd at 5:30pm

Special performance by The Independent School of Winchester

Free Open To ALL

PLEASE: If you know someone who was lost due to any act of violence or gun related incident and would like them recognized and honored at the memorial please send us a private message with their name or email us at and we will reply back with a confirmation. Their name will be read aloud and will go on a luminary.  Please let us know if you will be attending and we will have a special holiday gift for you in memory of your loved one. This is open to ALL areas you do NOT need to live in Winchester / Frederick County to attend or have your loved one included. There is also no fee just send us their name.

"As as long as we live, they too shall live; for they are forever a part of us; as we remember them"

Thank you to our sponsors who make this event possible: -Grand Rentals -I'm Just Me Movement -The Riley Family In Memory of Kevin Riley -The Reid Family in Memory of Jerry Reid -Courtney White Engineer -Evans Family In Memory of Jeffrey Evans -Johnson Family in Memory of Diata Johnson -In Memory of Jeffrey Mark Behneke Jr. -In Memory of Payton McKenzie Johnson -Dameivias Home Improvements

Special Thank you to all those donating cans of food as well

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