Anchorage vigil for Newtown shooting victims

Madison Henninger, 7, sits with her father Nic and mother Olive during a vigil of lament at Central Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, for the victims of the Connecticut shooting last Thursday. Anchorage Faith and Action Congregations Together, a coalition of local churches, invited the public to attend the vigil to share in the people's grief and the people's hope for the future.
Bill Roth
Rev. Michael Burke, rector at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, rang a bell for each life that was lost at the Connecticut shooting, during a vigil of lament at Central Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. Anchorage Faith and Action Congregations Together, a coalition of local churches, invited the public to attend the vigil to share in the people's grief and the people's hope for the future.
Bill Roth
A vigil of lament was held at Central Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, for the victims of the Connecticut shooting last Thursday. Anchorage Faith and Action Congregations Together, a coalition of local churches, invited the public to attend the vigil to share in the people's grief and the people's hope for the future.
Bill Roth
A vigil of lament was held at Central Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, for the victims of the Connecticut shooting last Thursday. Anchorage Faith and Action Congregations Together, a coalition of local churches, invited the public to attend the vigil to share in the people's grief and the people's hope for the future.
Bill Roth
Mary Nanuk, right, attended a vigil of lament for the victims of the Connecticut shooting last Thursday, with her son and grandchildren at Central Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, Anchorage Faith and Action Congregations Together, a coalition of local churches, invited the public to attend the vigil to share in the people's grief and the people's hope for the future.
Bill Roth
A vigil of lament was held at Central Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, for the victims of the Connecticut shooting last Thursday. Anchorage Faith and Action Congregations Together, a coalition of local churches, invited the public to attend the vigil to share in the people's grief and the people's hope for the future.
Bill Roth
Robert Flynn lights a candle during a vigil of lament that was held at Central Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, for the victims of the Connecticut shooting last Thursday. Anchorage Faith and Action Congregations Together, a coalition of local churches, invited the public to attend the vigil to share in the people's grief and the people's hope for the future.
Bill Roth
Jackie Duffield signs a banner that will be sent to Newtown, Connecticut, after a vigil of lament at Central Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. Duffield wrote, "My heart is heavy and full of sorrow. Their children, is our children, and they will live my heart forever."
Bill Roth
The names of the shooting victims, large stars for the adults, hangs above a banner being signed to be sent to Newtown, Connecticut, on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012.
Bill Roth
Madison Henninger, 7, sits with her father Nic and mother Olive during a vigil of lament at Central Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, for the victims of the Connecticut shooting last Thursday. Anchorage Faith and Action Congregations Together, a coalition of local churches, invited the public to attend the vigil to share in the people's grief and the people's hope for the future.
Bill Roth
Rev. Michael Burke, rector at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, rang a bell for each life that was lost at the Connecticut shooting, during a vigil of lament at Central Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. Anchorage Faith and Action Congregations Together, a coalition of local churches, invited the public to attend the vigil to share in the people's grief and the people's hope for the future.
Bill Roth
A vigil of lament was held at Central Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, for the victims of the Connecticut shooting last Thursday. Anchorage Faith and Action Congregations Together, a coalition of local churches, invited the public to attend the vigil to share in the people's grief and the people's hope for the future.
Bill Roth
A vigil of lament was held at Central Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, for the victims of the Connecticut shooting last Thursday. Anchorage Faith and Action Congregations Together, a coalition of local churches, invited the public to attend the vigil to share in the people's grief and the people's hope for the future.
Bill Roth
Mary Nanuk, right, attended a vigil of lament for the victims of the Connecticut shooting last Thursday, with her son and grandchildren at Central Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, Anchorage Faith and Action Congregations Together, a coalition of local churches, invited the public to attend the vigil to share in the people's grief and the people's hope for the future.
Bill Roth
A vigil of lament was held at Central Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, for the victims of the Connecticut shooting last Thursday. Anchorage Faith and Action Congregations Together, a coalition of local churches, invited the public to attend the vigil to share in the people's grief and the people's hope for the future.
Bill Roth
Robert Flynn lights a candle during a vigil of lament that was held at Central Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, for the victims of the Connecticut shooting last Thursday. Anchorage Faith and Action Congregations Together, a coalition of local churches, invited the public to attend the vigil to share in the people's grief and the people's hope for the future.
Bill Roth
Jackie Duffield signs a banner that will be sent to Newtown, Connecticut, after a vigil of lament at Central Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. Duffield wrote, "My heart is heavy and full of sorrow. Their children, is our children, and they will live my heart forever."
Bill Roth
The names of the shooting victims, large stars for the adults, hangs above a banner being signed to be sent to Newtown, Connecticut, on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012.
Bill Roth
Craig Medred