Various events honor 9 killed in Emanuel AME Church shooting

Visitors make a steady stream of traffic in front of the growing memorial at Emanuel AME Church on Monday.


What: Trinity United Methodist Church will host a hymn singing service to help those who are grieving. The service is open to the public.

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Trinity United Methodist Church, 273 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

more info: 722-8449

What: The Charleston Dorchester Mental Health Center will offer a Community Gathering for Hope, Healing & Recovery, designed for community members to share with others and receive support from mental health professionals. Food will be provided.

When: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday

Where: Charleston Dorchester Mental Health Center, 2100 Charlie Hall Blvd., Charleston

more info: 852-4100


What: Allen University, mourning the loss of three alumni — Dr. Daniel L. Simmons, the Rev. Clementa Pickney and Tywanza Sanders — will host a Pray for World Peace Vigil in honor of all that were killed.

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: Allen University’s John Hurt Gymnasium, 1517 Pine St., Columbia

more info: 803-255-4742


What: The Zumba Instructor Network and Northwood Baptist Church will host a special Zumba class followed by a prayer vigil. The class costs $10 and there will be child care available for $1. Proceeds will go to the Mother Emanuel Hope Fund.

When: 5:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Northwood Baptist Church, 2200 Greenridge Road, North Charleston

more info: 553-3281