Religious Leaders Come Together for Wheeling 250 Interfaith Service

Participants are shown, from left, the Rev. Mike O’Neil, pastor of First Presbyterian Church; Rabbi Joshua Lief of Temple Shalom; the Rev. Mark Seitz, rector of St. Matthew’s, and retired Bishop Ralph Dunkin, representing the West Virginia-Western Maryland Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Between 150 and 200 local residents attended the afternoon service.

Leaders of about a dozen congregations participated in a candle-lighting ceremony Sunday during the Wheeling 250 interfaith worship service at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church to symbolize the light that faith communities provide to the city.


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