Longview — Clergy members from a variety of denominations gathered on the lawn of the Gregg County Courthouse at noon Thursday to offer prayers of thanksgiving. The Rev. Tim Watson, president of the Longview Clergy Coalition, said he enjoyed the event but had hoped for more participation. About 60 people attended.
“We probably needed to do a better job of promoting this prayer rally and encouraging members of our churches to attend,” Watson said. “It was meaningful to me, as I believe it was to the other clergy members here, but it was designed to be a community event.”
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