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MPR News: 30 Days of Prayer North Minneapolis

MPR News: Can the power of interfaith prayer quell a violent summer? That’s the hope of Don and Sondra Samuels, the organizers of the grass-roots initiative, “Healing Our City.”

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MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - Organizers are hoping Minneapolitans can begin to heal through prayer and reflection during a 30-day challenge in July. Among the hustle and bustle of West Broadway in North Minneapolis Sunday afternoon, people like Dianne Haulcy stopped to pray for eight minutes and 46 seconds.

Basilica News: 30 Days of Silent Prayer

Basilica News: 30 Days of Silent Prayer: Healing Our City is a month-long, July 1-31, African American-led collaborative conceived to add a vital spiritual factor to all the strategic thinking, policy proposals and investments being considered.

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A community is coming together to heal by praying every day in July, even after gunfire sent those who gathered on Wednesday fleeing. A prayer tent has been set up at Bryant and Broadway in North Minneapolis in hopes to give people a place to grieve the recent violence and come up with solutions for it.

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NewsBreak: 30 days of Prayer North Minneapolis. Can the power of interfaith prayer quell a violent summer? That’s the hope of Don and Sondra Samuels, the organizers of the grass-roots initiative, “Healing Our City.”. On July 1, they set up a prayer tent on the Hawthorne Crossings parking lot at the corner of West Broadway Avenue and Bryant Avenue North in north Minneapolis, to give people of all faiths and races a collective space to grieve, pray and dream.

StarTribune: Minnesota's 30 Days of Prayer seeks spiritual insights into police, political problems

STAR TRIBUNE July 08, 2020 Every morning this month, a quiet ritual unfolds inside a large white tent in the parking lot of a north Minneapolis strip mall marked by boarded-up businesses. As cars roar by, volunteers lay out nine pretty rugs under the tent’s roof, placing a prayer pillow, folding chair or kneeler on each. They set bouquets of flowers at a small table up front and next to the entrance sign announcing “Prayer Tent.” “Silent Prayer. For 8 Minutes, 46 Seconds. Stand, sit ...

YouTube: Interview Don Samuels

YouTube ... Don Samuels -"An opportunity to become truly more brothers and sisters than we were ..."