As images were projected of the horrific school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, churchgoers at Praise Tabernacle International Church gathered in a circle to pray for the families of the victims. Pastor D.H. Dawkins and youth minister Joey Foster spoke about how the incident has affected them. Meantime, mother Priscilla Souza and Dr. Phillip Lazarus of the National Association of School Psychologists also discussed it.
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A group of parishioners came together at Praise Tabernacle International Church in Plantation Friday night to try and sort through the emotional anguish that comes with learning of a tragedy so unexplainable like the one in Connecticut.
“My heart goes out to the families. It's the holiday season,” said D.H. Dawkins, the pastor of Praise Tabernacle International Church. “I mean, you have Christmas gifts under the tree and now children in the morgue.”