SARASOTA, FLA. — Church of the Redeemer in downtown Sarasota will welcome guest speaker Anthony Thompson on Thursday, September 29, at 6:30 p.m.
Thompson’s wife, Myra, was killed in the shooting at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina, in 2015. After her death, he decided to forgive the shooter. Then he wrote a book about the experience: “Called to Forgive: The Charleston Church Shooting, a Victim’s Husband, and the Path to Healing and Peace.”
The event is free and open to the public. No registration is required. It will also be livestreamed on RedeemerSarasota.org, Redeemer’s YouTube channel, and Redeemer’s Facebook page.
Church of the Redeemer is located at 222 S. Palm Ave. in Sarasota.