Hagerstown Hopes, the sponsor of Hagerstown Pride, is proud to announce that this year’s Pride festival will include its first Pride Interfaith Service.  The service is being sponsored by local churches and will include participants from New Light Metropolitan Community Church, Veritas United Church of Christ, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Hagerstown, Unity of Hagerstown, and the Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center of Frederick.

The service will include songs, prayers and readings from a variety of spiritual traditions, as well as meditations from community religious leaders.

The highlight of this years’ service will be a candle lighting ceremony including readings from famous writers in the LGBT community.

Join us for the service at Daubs Woods Park at 11 a.m. Our service will last approximately 45 minutes. Please bring a chair or blanket for your seating comfort.