Friday, January 7, 2011

French-speaking church to remember anniversary of Haitian earthquake

The French-Speaking Baptist Church will hold two services to remember the first anniversary of the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake in Haiti.
At 11 a.m. Sunday, there will be a memorial service at the church at 324 Legion Ave., New Haven. From 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, the anniversary, the parish will hold a prayer service to remember the victims of the earthquake, according to the Rev. Leonce Alexis, pastor.
The quake hit the area near the capital of Port-au-Prince, killing more than 230,000 and leaving 2 million homeless.

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