SHERADEN, Pa. – People in Sheraden are responding to recent violence with love for their community.
A block party was hosted by Pneuma Center for Biblical Guidance.
It was family focused and included a bounce house, face painting, a petting zoo and food.
“This is a way to just give back and let the community know that we believe in each other,” said Vincent Moye, a pastor. “Anytime we get the chance to make a positive impression on our kids, we make our community and our world a better place.”
The church also handed out backpacks to children getting ready to go back to school.
On the North Side, there was a “Stop the Violence” event in West Park.
The P.R.O.M.I.S.E. group’s annual gathering included speakers, a DJ, performers, poets and games for children.
The organization works to help people who have lost loved ones to violence.