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Victims of the AME Shootings .
  • Date of passing: Jun 17, 2015
  • Place of passing:
    Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Let the memory of the Victims of the Charleston Shootings at the Emanuel AME Church be with us forever. "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." MLK

This memorial website was created by the International MultiCultural Institute and The FutureWork Institute to honor the nine victims of the shootings at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17, 2015.

Please light a candle, lay a flower of leave a note to add your voice in solidarity with the families of the victims. We will share your responses with the members of the Church.

NOTE: if you leave a comment, and would like to continue to visit the site, please create your own account.  If not, we would appreciate it if you would  sign your name at the end of your tribute.

If you would like to contribute to the Mother Emanuel Church, go to 
http://www.charleston-sc.gov/index.aspx?NID=1330


 

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 30th June 2015

"The tribute was left by Juan J. Callejas on June 30th 2015

May the peace that "surpasses all understanding" continue to be lit for those who are blinded by hate as well as for the protection of the future generations that walk the earth.

With deepest sympathy."

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 30th June 2015

"My heart continues to grieve for each of you.  My sincerest and deepest sympathy to your families and loved ones.  May we never forget your sacrifice and grace."

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 29th June 2015

"We are with you from Connecticut. Our experience with Newtown showed us we truely need the presence of God to heal. My prayers to all the family members.
Charlotte Parniawski"

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 28th June 2015

"What a message of grace was delivered by the family members and church. God has a witness in Charleston.
Mickey Dansby"

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 28th June 2015

"Margaret thank you for creating this opportunity.  Tanya and I both share love admiration and solace from the Buddhist teacher Tara Brach, who recently spoke on MLK's notion of Beloved Community.  Offered to you here for your own comfort and hope. Leslie Traub

http://hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/0/d/3/0d3bd22e05deae1d/2015-06-17-Beloved-Community-TaraBrach.mp3?c_id=9236503&expiration=1435496402&hwt=a91a88eed553b88e40530171f4a3c2e1"

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 27th June 2015

"Our sadness is beyond words.  I am a stranger, yet profoundly linked to these wonderful saints.  Light will overcome the darkness.  This young man was ensnsared in the lies of the enemy - caught in a web.  May Jesus strengthen the families of all victims and the body of Christ. Together we are one in him.  and bring this young man out of the tragic dark, dark darkness and into the love and forgiveness of Jesus.  Free him now Lord, Jesus."

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 27th June 2015

"Peace."

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 27th June 2015

"Know that we are all with you in prayer, love and light.
Their souls are watching over us and they have us in their sight.
When you look up to the heavens, with heavy hearts and tears,
The angles will wrap you in love for all your remaining years!

Rest in Peace

Darlene Slaughter"

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 27th June 2015

"May God give you all support and comfort in your sorrow.  I will pray for everyone touched by this tragedy."

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 26th June 2015

"May you find comfort and peace in God's grace and in the prayers and support of the broader community. We stand by you in your time of sorrow. God bless you."

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 26th June 2015

"Your pain is mine. Bless you all."

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 26th June 2015

"Spread love to everyone.
I love you.
priscilla"

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 26th June 2015

"Prayer and love overcome hate.  The courage of your loved ones is a lesson for all of us.  God heal and soothe your pain and may the memories of those lost bring you comfort in your time of sorrow.
God Bless"

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 26th June 2015

"Your faith & the forgiveness of your loved ones is a beacon for us all.  Rest"

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 26th June 2015

"solace and inspiration for the work we can all do in their memories...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pv4U9LoDkIs"

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 26th June 2015

"During a time of reflection and study, no one would think their lives would be at risk.  We live in an unpredictable world and must cherish every moment.  I'm comforted by the power of the prayers this group sent up during their time together.  Their longer term belief in fighting for peace, equality and justice truly mattered. Your lives were taken way too soon, but our Lord needs you now.  Rest, rejuvenate and Reunite us in your spirit.  May you iive a blessed time in heaven.  Nancy J. Di Dia"

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 26th June 2015

"The strength you & your loved ones have shown is a beacon of hope for the world"

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 26th June 2015

"My prayers and condolences to all of the families, friends and communities affected by this senseless violence"

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 26th June 2015

"If there is a message in your passing, I pray that we can all grasp it.
Be well, and rest in peace"

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 26th June 2015

"Amazing Grace and forgiveness. Hate won't win! We will continue to press on. We must."

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 26th June 2015

"Ignorance and indifference produced harm and sorrow, but your collective sacrifice produces  reconciliation, forgiveness and compassion.Peace and blessings  to your families and the AME Community.
Karyn Trader-Leigh"

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 26th June 2015

"Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence (MACC) extends sympathy to the targets of last week’s hateful shooting at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. May the victims, their families, and the members of the congregation and community have some measure of strength and comfort in the support and prayers from the MACC community. Our thoughts are with them today and the days to come.

With Deep Regret,

Paul D. Dorn M.Ed. LSW
Executive Director

Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence
2323 W. Fifth Avenue, Suite 160
Columbus, Ohio 43204
Phone (614) 221-7841
Fax:  (614) 487-9320"

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 26th June 2015

"Let your sacrifice and the sacrifice of your loved ones light a flame in the heart of our culture and the world and remind us that love surrounds hate and forces it to surrender!"

This tribute was added by Margaret Regan on 26th June 2015

"Your spirits will be missed and will live on in the efforts to bring change to this country."

This tribute was added by William Prensky on 26th June 2015

"Prayers and thoughts for all the victims, families and communities devastated by this tragedy.  It touches us all, no matter where we are."

This tribute was added by Beverly Bracker on 24th June 2015

"My prayers and condolences go out to all of the victims and their families. May God's peace be with you all."

This tribute was added by Andrea Cisco on 24th June 2015

"Rest in Peace, Sweet Souls."


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