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Scotts Valley Church Holding Prayer Services For Slain Officers

St. Philip's Episcopal Church will hold a quiet prayer services for calm and healing on 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The community is coming together to mourn the loss of two Santa Cruz police officers.

There will be prayer services and vigils throughout the day.

In Scotts Valley, St. Philip's Episcopal Church (5271 Scotts Valley Dr.), is holding quiet prayer services for calm and healing today, Wednesday, February 27. There was a service at noon, and the next will be at 5:30 p.m., according to St. Philips when reached by phone.

The service will include prayers for peace and sanity in honor of the officers, according to the church.

Take Back Santa Cruz, the community crime-fighting group, will host one from 5-8 p.m. at the Santa Cruz Police Department. Founder Analicia Cube posted this on Facebook.

"Tonight we will come together as one community.
Tonight we will gather, we will mourn.
Tonight we will give strength to the Santa Cruz Police Department."

Calvary Episcopal Church on Cedar Street in Santa Cruz has opened its doors for people to pray together.

Do you know of other memorials planned for Det. Elizabeth Butler and Sgt. Loran "Butch" Baker? Let the community know. Post it in the comment section below.

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