Local Church’s Members Wearing Orange to Stop Gun Violence

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St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Des Moines. (WHO-HD)
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Des Moines. (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa — A metro church is making a call to end gun violence Thursday.

Members of Des Moines’ St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church will wear orange Thursday as part of a nationwide movement. Organizers chose orange because it’s used to warn hunters not to shoot.

Bishop Alan Scarfe with the Episcopal Diocese of Iowa sent out a letter to the congregation asking all to take part.

The church will also hold a peaceful gathering in honor of the movement Thursday at 6:00 p.m. It is being held at 5720 Urbandale Avenue in Des Moines.


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