By ELISE SCHMELZE
Casper Star-Tribune 

Wyoming church pledges $100K for suicide prevention funding

 

December 28, 2017



CASPER (AP) — On a Sunday in September, morning light drifted through stained glass as churchgoers in Rock Springs raised their eyes to God.

In Basin, a congregation joined voices to sing an opening hymn. In Thermopolis, they bowed their heads, opened their hearts and asked for mercy.

Then the prayers — recited in each of those Episcopalian churches — became specific.

“God of Mercy, hear our prayer for ourselves, our friends and families who hold painful memories of loss, grief and suicide,” the priests read. “We ask for strength for today, courage for tomorrow and peace for the...



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