PHOTOS: Saying thank you to our first responders with a little help from the faith community
 
By The Westerly Sun
September 24, 2017
 

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Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church blesses a Misquamicut Fire Department truck at a service blessing first responders and their vehicles in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017 followed by a procession to Christ Church for an interfaith blessing service. This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church blesses a Misquamicut Fire Department truck at a service blessing first responders and their vehicles in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017 followed by a procession to Christ Church for an interfaith blessing service. This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
A service blessing first responders and their vehicles took place in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017. This was followed by a procession to Christ Church for an interfaith blessing service.This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
A service blessing first responders and their vehicles took place in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017. This was followed by a procession to Christ Church for an interfaith blessing service.This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
 
Pastor Mal Davis of Pleasant Street Baptist Church in Westerly leads members of the Westerly Ambulance Corps in prayer at a blessing of the first responders service in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017 followed by a procession to Christ Church for an interfaith blessing service.This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
Pastor Mal Davis of Pleasant Street Baptist Church in Westerly leads members of the Westerly Ambulance Corps in prayer at a blessing of the first responders service in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017 followed by a procession to Christ Church for an interfaith blessing service.This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
Pastor Mal Davis of Pleasant Street Baptist Church in Westerly leads members of the Westerly Ambulance Corps in prayer at a blessing of the first responders service in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017 followed by a procession to Christ Church for an interfaith blessing service.This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
Pastor Mal Davis of Pleasant Street Baptist Church in Westerly leads members of the Westerly Ambulance Corps in prayer at a blessing of the first responders service in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017 followed by a procession to Christ Church for an interfaith blessing service.This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
 
Rev. Thomas F.X. Hoar of Enders Island Retreat in Mystic blesses a Stonington Police vechicle at a service blessing first responders and their vehicles in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017 followed by a procession to Christ Church for an interfaith blessing service. This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
Rev. Thomas F.X. Hoar of Enders Island Retreat in Mystic blesses a Stonington Police vechicle at a service blessing first responders and their vehicles in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017 followed by a procession to Christ Church for an interfaith blessing service. This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
Bagpiper Russell Hayes of the University of Rhode Island Police Department leads a procession of first responders and clergy on Elm Street to Christ Church in Westerly for for an interfaith blessing service on Sunday, September 24, 2017. A service took place before the procession blessing first responders and their vehicles in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church.This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
Bagpiper Russell Hayes of the University of Rhode Island Police Department leads a procession of first responders and clergy on Elm Street to Christ Church in Westerly for for an interfaith blessing service on Sunday, September 24, 2017. A service took place before the procession blessing first responders and their vehicles in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church.This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
 
Seth Tulman, a Crucifier from Christ Church in Westerly walks in a procession with first responders and clergy on Elm Street to Christ Church for an interfaith blessing service.This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. First responder's vehicles and companies were blessed in a service in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
Seth Tulman, a Crucifier from Christ Church in Westerly walks in a procession with first responders and clergy on Elm Street to Christ Church for an interfaith blessing service.This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. First responder's vehicles and companies were blessed in a service in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
The Hopkins Hills Fire Department Honor Guard of Coventry, Rhode Island marches in a procession on Elm Street to Christ Church in Westerly for an interfaith blessing service for first responders on Sunday, September 24, 2017. A service took place before the procession blessing first responders and their vehicles in the parking lot of Christ Church. This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. Vehicles were blessed in a service in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
The Hopkins Hills Fire Department Honor Guard of Coventry, Rhode Island marches in a procession on Elm Street to Christ Church in Westerly for an interfaith blessing service for first responders on Sunday, September 24, 2017. A service took place before the procession blessing first responders and their vehicles in the parking lot of Christ Church. This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. Vehicles were blessed in a service in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
 
A service blessing first responders and their vehicles took place in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017 followed by a procession to Christ Church for an interfaith blessing service. This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
A service blessing first responders and their vehicles took place in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017 followed by a procession to Christ Church for an interfaith blessing service. This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
First respondesr march in a procession leading into Christ Church in Westerly for an interfaith blessing service.This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. First responders vehicles and companies were blessed in a service in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun
First respondesr march in a procession leading into Christ Church in Westerly for an interfaith blessing service.This event is organized by Rev. Cal Lord of Central Baptist Church and Rev. Sunil Chandy of Christ Church and other Faith leaders. First responders vehicles and companies were blessed in a service in the parking lot of Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, September 24, 2017. | Christine Corrigan, The Westerly Sun