The number of families effected by the disaster is staggering. The entire religious community is holding prayer services to comfort and help those that are touched by this tragedy. One pastor believes to turn to God and faith, we must realize that what happened today came from hatred. Dr. Herbert Hicks a pastor at the 1st Christian Church says, he’ll remind people that this isn’t an act of God, it’s a human act driven by human hatred. Many churches throughout southeastern Ohio will be doing the same, check with your individual place of worship for more information.