Commissioner Larry Johnson to host ‘Enough is Enough!’ prayer vigil, walk April 28



DECATUR, GADeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson will host a prayer vigil and walk, Thursday, April 28, at 5:30 p.m., at the Golden Glide Skating Rink, 2750 Wesley Chapel Rd., Decatur.

Johnson started his ‘Enough is Enough!’ campaign over five years ago to focus on a comprehensive approach to crime prevention. The prayer vigil and walk are designed to bring the community together during this time of uncertainty and unrest.

Johnson said he shares in the concerns of the violent acts that are plaguing our community. Throughout the year, he actively meets with the DeKalb County public safety director and chief of police to assess different strategies of how-to best deal with these violent acts.

“We must remain vigilant and continue to focus on strategies to enable us to unite and collaborate as a community to drive for solutions,” said Commissioner Larry Johnson. “We will not be silenced. We must stop the violence!”

The participants will include:

  • Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam – Imam Sulaimaan Hamed
  • Bethel Original Freewill Baptist Church – Reverend Victor C. Speakman
  • Bethesda Cathedral – Bishop Stewart Reese, III
  • Cornerstone Ministries – Pastor Rodney Hurst
  • Covenant Ministries – Pastor Quincy Lavelle Carswell, II
  • dReam Center – Pastor William Murphy
  • Faith Tabernacle East – Pastor Ross Heath
  • Grace Church International – Bishop Johnathan Alvarado
  • Greater Piney Grove- Reverend Dr. William E. Flippen
  • Higher Calling Ministries – Reverend Jeffery Golden
  • Love Life Church- Pastor Dr. Grace Washington
  • New Life Church – Decatur – Pastor Marlin D. Harris
  • New Life International Family Church – Bishop Jeronn C. Williams, I
  • New Mount Patmos Baptist Church – Pastor Tramayne Rucker
  • One Accord Community Church – Pastor Darlene A. Body
  • Pilgrim Pentecostal Church of Christ – Pastor Myra L. Jackson
  • Power of Faith Worship – Bishop James T. Jackson
  • Rainbow Park Baptist Church – Pastor Steven N. Dial
  • Rebirth Church of Atlanta – Reverend Dr. Maria Stafford
  • Shy Temple CME – Pastor James Clements
  • Saint Philip AME – Reverend Dr. William Watley
  • Transforming Faith Church – Pastor Lee May


For more information, contact Commissioner Larry Johnson’s office at 404-371-2425 or visit

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