UPDATE: Cathedral of Hope evacuated

Posted on 19 Jun 2016 at 9:25am

Cathedral

UPDATE:

Barb Nunn posted: If you are coming for the 11 am service, dress for warm weather. Bring bottled water! Due to suspicious suitcases, the service will be behind the Interfaith Peace Chapel under the trees. Come be a voice and be community as we face our anxieties.

Daniel W. Peeler posted:¬†An interesting morning. We have had our 9 o’clock church service in complete safety on the grounds behind the Interfaith Peace Chapel while we wait for the bomb squad to arrive and investigate a suspicious package.

ORIGINAL POST:

Before it’s 9 a.m. Sunday service began, a suspicious package was found at Cathedral of Hope and the church was evacuated, according to posts on Facebook.

Scott Adams left the following message on his Facebook wall with the accompanying picture:

“Cathedral of Hope
Suspicious package left at front door and we have been evacuated, sad day”

Cathedral of Hope posted:

“The Cathedral of Hope was evacuated this morning at about 8:05 this morning following some suspicious packages found on the premises. This will not deter us from worship this morning and we will continue to not walk in fear or allow instances of hate to overcome the promise to love.”

Police are on the scene.

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