The recent events in Ferguson have left an impression on individuals and organizations across the nation. Locally, an interfaith prayer service in Springfield Monday has been among the events to honor Michael Brown. And as KSMU’s Bailey Wiles reports, area clergy hope they can aid in strengthening the community’s views on race.
Reverend Phil Snider is the pastor of Brentwood Christian Church. Three years ago, it launched the greater Springfield Center of Diversity and Reconciliation, which responds to needs of reconciliation and the building of a healthy community for everyone.