Crash of Flight 5191

Memorial services scheduled for victims

A somber community is gathering to remember those who died in Sunday’s crash of Comair Flight 5191.

In Lexington, the Urban County Government is planning to hold a countywide service, according to Mayor Teresa Isaac’s office. A date for the non-denominational service has not been set.

Lexington’s downtown Presbyterian churches, First, Second and Maxwell, will hold a memorial prayer service at 12:15 p.m. Friday at Second Presbyterian, 460 East Main Street. Call (859) 254-7768.

Centenary United Methodist Church is having a community prayer service at 7:30 p.m. today at the church, 2800 Tates Creek Road.

Also, there will be a community service of Healing and Prayer at Christ Church Cathedral today at 12:05 p.m. in the Chapel, 166 Market Street, downtown Lexington.

In London, there’s talk of a memorial service, but the families want to wait a few days, said Mayor Ken Smith. Several people from the London area were on board the plane.

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