CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A community prayer event will be held in Chesapeake on Friday night for those who “want to see a change in the community … especially those who want to see change in gun violence throughout Hampton Roads.”
757 Refresh is happening at 7 p.m. at The Mount Global Fellowship of Churches Chesapeake, 215 Las Gaviotas Blvd.
State Sen. and president pro tempore Louise Lucas, House of Delegates Minority Leader Don Scott, Rep. Elaine Luria and other lawmakers are scheduled to attend.
“Amid recent events in the nation and our local community, we believe it’s time for us to UNITE for 757 Refresh,” a release for the event reads. “Bishop Kim Brown, along with Bishop Courtney McBath and other senior leaders in the 757, have agreed to come together for a night of prayer and worship. Our area political leadership will also be in attendance to give word and commitment on how they will use their voices and votes to influence our government to pass laws to protect our community better.”