January 14, 2013 – FLINT, MI – Police authorities report that Steven E. Lawson, 28, was shot to death just outside the sanctuary of Full Gospel Christian Church on King Avenue near Home Avenue Saturday, Jan. 12, while attending the funeral for Gerrell Tyler. No arrest have been made at the time of this posting. Please join us in praying for the family of Steven Lawson and the members of Full Gospel Christian Church.
Dec 25, 2012 – Oakland, CA.: Bullets were fired outside the East Oakland church during church services. Authorities reported that a 17-year-old male was struck outside the and inside, a 38-year-old woman was struck by a stray bullet while shielding her 7-year-old twins. Police reported that injuries were not life-threatening.
Dec 10, 2012 – Sunrise, Fla. – A man shot what authorities believe to be his ex-girlfriend woman multiple times outside of Faith Center Church in Sunrise, Fla., before killing himself, according to authorities and witnesses.
The shooting took place while hundreds of congregants were exiting the sanctuary just before 1 p.m.
Dec 3rd, 2012 – COUDERSPORT, PA. – A man walked inside First United Presbyterian Church today and shot his ex-wife as she sat in the church pew. According to officials, the mans ex-wife served as organist and choir director.
Gregory Eldred, 52, of Coudersport, has been charged with first-degree murder, accused of twice shooting Darlene Sitler, 53.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/12/03/police-pennsylvania-man-shot-ex-wife-during-church-service/?test=latestnews#ixzz2FLDx9z00
November 5, 2012 – One churchgoer was killed and another wounded according to police officials while trying to stop a teenage girl from spray-painting graffiti on the side of the Principe de Paz church located on the Beverly Boulevard in the Westlake district. LAPD detectives are searching for the gunman and teenage girl responsible.
Oct 30, 2012 – Fort Worth was killed Monday by an attacker who rammed a car into a church wall, chased the pastor and beat him with an electric guitar, according to police officials. Pastor Danny Kirk Sr., was the founding pastor of Greater Sweethome Missionary Baptist Church. Please pray for the family of Pastor Danny Kirk and the members of Greater Sweethome Missionary Baptist Church during their time of grief.
Oct 2012 – According to police officials Mr. Floyd Palmer walked into the chapel of World Changers Church International located in Atlanta, Georgia, during prayer services on Wednesday evening and shot Gregory McDowell as he led a prayer service. Floyd Palmer has been charged with murder in Gregory McDowell’s shooting death. Our prayers go out to the family members of Gregory McDowell and the members and leadership of World Changers Church International during this time of loss.
September 6, 2012 – ESCAMBIA CO., Fla. — Escambia County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a shooting victim call at Jackson Street and Forest Drive in Pensacola around 6 p.m. Wednesday.
The shooting victim is Pastor Laddie Pierce of West Pensacola Baptist Church. Witnesses say that Pierce was shot during bible study, before their normal Wednesday service.
Officials at the scene did not believe the injuries are life threatening.
The 72-year-old man who shot the pastor of West Pensacola Baptist Church on Wednesday night did so because he thought the minister was cheating with his wife, according to an arrest report.
June 7, 2012 – According to Police, two people were killed and two others were wounded during a shooting outside of a funeral at Victory for the World Church in DeKalb County.
According to Fox 5 Atlanta, one of the victims of the shooting was wanted for murder.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/06/07/2-dead-2-injured-in-georgia-church-shooting/#ixzz1xVAlVULO
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May 3, 2012 – ELLICOTT CITY, Md. – Rev. Mary-Marguerite Kohn, co-rector of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, and Brenda Brewington, were killed on May 3, 2012 by a homeless man, after he was apparently turned away from the church’s food bank. The homeless man identified by authorities as Douglas Jones, was found dead in the woods nearby the church by self inflected gun shot wounds.
Memorial donations may be sent to the following address:
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
3695 Rogers Ave.
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Please join us in praying for the families of both Rev. Mary-Marguerite Kohn and Brenda Brewington.
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