The vigil is also aimed to "commit ourselves to ending violence in America," according to the chuch's website.
All are welcome to attend the vigil anytime between 4 and 8 p.m., and stay as long as they wish.
The vigil will feature presentations by Sharon religious leaders, a quiet meditation, and a chance for residents to share their thoughts and feelings with one another. Additioanl parking will be made available at the First Congregation Church on North Main Street.
The gathering on Thursday will mark the beginning of a month-long vigil against violence that will culminate on Monday, Jan. 21, also Martin Luther King, Jr. day.
For more information on the vigil, contact email@example.com.