Candlelight vigil held in Scranton to honor those slain in Orlando mass shooting

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Braiden Palmiter, left, and Mollie Boylan, both of Dunmore, hold candles as the names of victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday are read during a vigil service sponsored by the NEPA Rainbow Alliance at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night. The Alliance provides education, support and advocacy for LGBTQ+ individuals and families, while working to advance fairness and equality.
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The Rev. Dr. Sharon Brittingham of the First Baptist Church in Pittston offers words of reflection during a vigil service sponsored by the NEPA Rainbow Alliance for the victims of the Orlando mass shooting at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night.
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Twelve-year-old D.J. Calderon of Kingston holds a candle during a vigil service sponsored by the NEPA Rainbow Alliance for the victims of the Orlando mass shooting at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night.
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The Rev. Rececca Barnes of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton offers words of condolence during a vigil for the Orlando mass shooting victims Monday night.
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Marywood University students Rebecca Lukasak, left, and Natalie Turner sing a hymn during the Orlando mass shooting vigil at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night.
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A standing-room only crowd packs St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night for the Orlando mass shooting vigil.
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An attendee listens to a speaker during the Orlando mass shooting vigil at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night.
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D.J. Calderon, left, lights her candle with Brandon Magee, Aeyden Calderon, Monica Magee, and Alison Galka, all of Kingston, during the Orlando mass shooting vigil at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night.
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Gretchen Ludders of Glenburn Township leaves St. Luke’s Episopal Church in Scranton after a vigil for the Orlando mass shooting victims Monday night.
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    SCRANTON — NEPA Rainbow Alliance hosted a candlelight vigil Monday night, honoring the 49 men and women killed during a mass shooting at Pulse in Orlando, Florida.

    Hundreds of people packed St. Luke’s Episcopal Church where words of condolence and hope were spoken.

    Braiden Palmiter, left, and Mollie Boylan, both of Dunmore, hold candles as the names of victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday are read during a vigil service sponsored by the NEPA Rainbow Alliance at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night. The Alliance provides education, support and advocacy for LGBTQ+ individuals and families, while working to advance fairness and equality.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_OrlandoVigil_1-cmyk-1.jpgBraiden Palmiter, left, and Mollie Boylan, both of Dunmore, hold candles as the names of victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday are read during a vigil service sponsored by the NEPA Rainbow Alliance at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night. The Alliance provides education, support and advocacy for LGBTQ+ individuals and families, while working to advance fairness and equality. Bill Tarutis | For Weekender

    The Rev. Dr. Sharon Brittingham of the First Baptist Church in Pittston offers words of reflection during a vigil service sponsored by the NEPA Rainbow Alliance for the victims of the Orlando mass shooting at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_OrlandoVigil_2-1.jpgThe Rev. Dr. Sharon Brittingham of the First Baptist Church in Pittston offers words of reflection during a vigil service sponsored by the NEPA Rainbow Alliance for the victims of the Orlando mass shooting at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night. Bill Tarutis | For Weekender

    Twelve-year-old D.J. Calderon of Kingston holds a candle during a vigil service sponsored by the NEPA Rainbow Alliance for the victims of the Orlando mass shooting at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_OrlandoVigil_3-1.jpgTwelve-year-old D.J. Calderon of Kingston holds a candle during a vigil service sponsored by the NEPA Rainbow Alliance for the victims of the Orlando mass shooting at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night. Bill Tarutis | For Weekender

    The Rev. Rececca Barnes of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton offers words of condolence during a vigil for the Orlando mass shooting victims Monday night.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_OrlandoVigil_4-1.jpgThe Rev. Rececca Barnes of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton offers words of condolence during a vigil for the Orlando mass shooting victims Monday night. Bill Tarutis | For Weekender

    Marywood University students Rebecca Lukasak, left, and Natalie Turner sing a hymn during the Orlando mass shooting vigil at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_OrlandoVigil_5-1.jpgMarywood University students Rebecca Lukasak, left, and Natalie Turner sing a hymn during the Orlando mass shooting vigil at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night. Bill Tarutis | For Weekender

    A standing-room only crowd packs St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night for the Orlando mass shooting vigil.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_OrlandoVigil_6-1.jpgA standing-room only crowd packs St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night for the Orlando mass shooting vigil. Bill Tarutis | For Weekender

    An attendee listens to a speaker during the Orlando mass shooting vigil at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_OrlandoVigil_7-1.jpgAn attendee listens to a speaker during the Orlando mass shooting vigil at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night. Bill Tarutis | For Weekender

    D.J. Calderon, left, lights her candle with Brandon Magee, Aeyden Calderon, Monica Magee, and Alison Galka, all of Kingston, during the Orlando mass shooting vigil at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_OrlandoVigil_8-1.jpgD.J. Calderon, left, lights her candle with Brandon Magee, Aeyden Calderon, Monica Magee, and Alison Galka, all of Kingston, during the Orlando mass shooting vigil at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton on Monday night. Bill Tarutis | For Weekender

    Gretchen Ludders of Glenburn Township leaves St. Luke’s Episopal Church in Scranton after a vigil for the Orlando mass shooting victims Monday night.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_OrlandoVigil_9-1.jpgGretchen Ludders of Glenburn Township leaves St. Luke’s Episopal Church in Scranton after a vigil for the Orlando mass shooting victims Monday night. Bill Tarutis | For Weekender