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Las Vegas-area churches unite for prayer walk against injustices

Posted at 8:48 AM, Jun 06, 2020

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Friday night marked the 9th consecutive evening of gatherings and protests in Las Vegas after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

And up to 4,000 people gathered peacefully in a Las Vegas park to protest against police brutality and equal rights.

Black Lives Matter group holds peaceful protest, vigil in Las Vegas

Currently, more local protests are planned for the weekend, including a prayer walk being led by a few Las Vegas-area churches.

Hope Church, Faith Community Lutheran, Calvary Chapel Las Vegas, Balm of Gilead, Prayer Center Revival Church, Centro Familiar Cristiano, and more from around the valley said they are joining together to pray for the nation and against racial injustices.

City Serve LV is planning the prayer walk to run from 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The group says it will start at the Las Vegas police Downtown Area Command Center, located at 621 N 9th St., and march to the Martin Luther King, Jr. statue, located at the corner of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Carey Avenue.

Organizers said Saturday's march will have five prayer stops, including one at the governor's office.