Joseph Solomon, Chief of Police
Quinn Public Safety Building
90 Hampshire St.
Methuen, MA 01844
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
Contact: John Guilfoil
Methuen Police to Host Unity Vigil
METHUEN — Mayor Stephen N. Zanni and Police Chief Joseph Solomon announce that the Methuen Police Department will be hosting an Interfaith Unity Vigil next week and invite the community to attend.
Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m.
St. Monica’s Church, 212 Lawrence St., Methuen
Methuen Police will host an interfaith vigil to unite the community and embrace cultural differences next week.
“As community leaders, we understand that it is important, more now than ever, to bring residents of all faiths and law enforcement together as one to work toward a safer world,” Mayor Zanni said. “I’m proud of Methuen Police for organizing this event, and hope that the community will attend.”
Methuen Police have invited representatives from each faith to present a prayer during the ceremony, reflecting on the importance of the community and law enforcement working together to create a safer and more harmonious way of life.
“With everything negative going on in the world today, it is extremely important to for us as a law enforcement agency and religious leaders to gather together and strengthen our relationships with the community,” Chief Solomon said. “We hope that our residents will join us for this ceremony and in our efforts for unity.”
Immediately following the service, attendees can gather for coffee and refreshments at St. Monica’s School, located directly behind the church.