Branford's First Baptist Church and First Congregational Church are hosting a joint prayer service for the victims of the Newtown elementary school shooting.
Rev. Bill Keane said the prayer service will be held at the First Baptist from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Keane, the Rev. at First Baptist, said this will be a time for the community to come together to mourn and prayer for the lives lost in the Newtwon school shooting. According to Patch reports, up to 27 people are dead following the shooting rampage. You can read the story here as it is being updated.
Keane is joined in hosting this service with First Congregational's Rev. Susan Murtha.