Historic St. Ignatius Church at Calvert and Madison Streets will join the Baltimore New Year’s Eve scene with its Annual Interfaith Prayer Service.
It will be the 25th gathering of people of various faiths, including Jewish, Christian and Muslim, to offer thanksgiving for blessings during the past year and to pray for continued blessings in 2018.
The musical program begins at 8 PM. The hour-long service follows, concluding at 9:30 PM, well in advance of other New Year’s Eve activities. Archbishop William Lori will be the presider with the reflections given by The Rev. William Gohl, Jr., Bishop of the Delaware-Maryland Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Mayor Catherine Pugh to participate as well as the President of the Baltimore City Council and Baltimore City Police Commissioner – and a special dance performance by Derek Talon Martin and and Elizabeth Anne Terschuur of Zion Dance Project.