Rally against violence held at church in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — A rally was held at Jerusalem Church on Saturday to try and prevent violence in the city.

The message from the event emphasized giving people hope. Speakers tried to encourage people to jump in and help in any way that they can.

“We want to let the community know that there is yet hope,” said Charles Robinson Jr., Chairman of Auxilary Ministries.

Auxiliary Ministries is working to keep kids safe by implementing different programs to help kids and teens in their communities.

“As auxiliary ministries, as the church, we do care. People have always put a wall up to the church but look at us today. We’re dressed down, it’s not about what you wear, it’s about what’s in your heart,” said Robinson.

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