Pastor Pinckney was by all accounts a godly man who served the church as well as his constituency diligently. This AP story tells how Emanuel AME continued its Wednesday night prayer meeting, even hours before Pinkckney’s body is to be returned to Charleston. President Obama will deliver the eulogy at the Funeral on Friday.
Because of our faith, we’ve shown up once more again to declare that Jesus lives and because he lives, we can face tomorrow,” interim pastor Norvel Goff told a multiracial crowd that swayed, clapped and sang in the same room where the shooting occurred. Among the worshippers were several family members of one of the victims, Myra Thompson.