TUCSON, Arizona (KVOA) - It was a somber second anniversary of the deadly Safeway shooting spree, January 8th, 2011.
A pair of prayer services wrapped up a day of ceremonies honoring the victims, the survivors and the helpers.
Services were filled with music and messages of healing.
As candles burn for the six who lost their lives, the congregation at St. Philip's in the Hills reflect on the past and celebrate the future.
"Well it's a night of grieving, and to come together to sing and pray is a form of healing and we hope the music helps," said choir member David Owen.
At Northminster Presbyterian a simple, quiet service was held. There was prayer, scripture, remembrance and contemplation.
Both churches were directly touched by the mass shooting, with members of their congregation wounded or killed.