Events continue in remembrance of Emanuel AME Church shooting victims

Events continue in remembrance of Emanuel AME Church shooting victims
Nine parishioners of Mother Emanuel AME Church were killed after a Bible study on June 17, 2015.

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Events are continuing in honor of the Emanuel AME Church shooting victims.

Nine parishioners at the downtown Charleston church were shot and killed by a self-avowed white supremacist during Bible study in June 2015.

Events in remembrance of the victims started on 15th of the month and will be held through June 30.

Find the remaining events below:

June 1-30, 2017 – Exhibit: The Life and Legacy of Mrs. Cynthia Graham Hurd

Location: Charleston County Public Library (68 Calhoun Street)

Hours: Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday - Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Charleston County Library is hosting an exhibit with photos and other artifacts that recognize the accomplishments and contributions of Mrs. Cynthia Graham Hurd.

June 17 – 30, 2017 – Quilt and Memorabilia Exhibit

Location: The Arch Building (85 Calhoun Street)

Times: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday; Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Following June 17, 2015, the church received thousands of memorabilia and hundreds of quilts from around the world. The exhibit will include a sampling of the many items that were gifted to Mother Emanuel.

June 19 – 26, 2017 – Church Tours

Location:  Emanuel AME Church (110 Calhoun Street)

Hours for Tours: 10 a.m. to Noon Monday to Saturday; 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday

The church will open the doors for individual tours during the hours cited. Group tours are required to be scheduled through the church's office at 843-722-2561.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 – The Samaritan's Feet Project

Location: Charleston Progressive Academy (382 Meeting Street)

Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

In partnership with the Samaritan's Feet International Organization, Mother Emanuel will be hosting a shoe distribution – new tennis shoes – for children/youth in grades K-12. Mother Emanuel will be joined with partners from the Samaritan's Feet Project, Coca-Cola, and others to provide this ministry for the community.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 – The Commemoration Finale: "Morning Grace" Concert

Location:  Emanuel AME Church (110 Calhoun Street)

Time: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Commemoration Finale, Morning Grace, will feature artists from across the community to include Marjory Wentworth – poet laureate of South Carolina, Charlton Singleton, Ann Caldwell, the Seacoast Church Choir and Band, Lowcountry Voices, Mario Desaussure, and many more. The event is free and open to the public, but a ticket is required.  Visit  to get a ticket.

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