photo by Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph
Local clergy gather on the square in downtown Tyler for the Art of Peace Festival's Prayer on the Square event Thursday afternoon. Pictured from left to right are: Rev. Max Lafser of Tyler Unity Center, Rev. Allison Thompson of Pleasant Retreat UMC, Fr. Tim kelly of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, pastor Stuart Baskin of First Presbyterian Church and East Texas Islamic Society outreach coordinator Anwar Khalifa. The festival continues Saturday with a Peace Art display at Gallery Main Street during the ArtWalk from 4-8pm, and Sunday with a peace service held at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Tyler.