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Date:
December 9, 2018
Time:
7:00 PM
Time Details:
7 PM
Location:
Hospice of the Prairie & Prairie Home Health
Address:
200 4th Circle
Dodge City, KS 67801
Contact:
620-227-7209
Worldwide Candle Lighting Memorial Service
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Worldwide Candle Lighting Memorial Service

Sunday, December 9, 2018

The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting on the 2nd Sunday in December unites family and friends around the globe in lighting candles for one hour to honor the memories of the sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, and grandchildren who left too soon. Now believed to be the largest mass candle lighting on the globe, the annual Worldwide Candle Lighting, a gift to the bereavement community from The Compassionate Friends, creates a virtual 24-hour wave of light as it moves from time zone to time zone. TCF’s WCL started in the United States in 1997 as a small internet observance, but has since swelled in numbers as word has spread throughout the world of the remembrance. Hundreds of formal candle lighting events are held and thousands of informal candle lighting are conducted in homes as families gather in quiet remembrance of children who have died, but will never be forgotten.