A couple embrace during a candlelight vigil at Heritage Park in Hesston on Friday night. In this predominantly Mennonite community, they pray for the victims of a mass shooting at Excel Industries. But they also pray for the shooter.
A couple embrace during a candlelight vigil at Heritage Park in Hesston on Friday night. In this predominantly Mennonite community, they pray for the victims of a mass shooting at Excel Industries. But they also pray for the shooter. Travis Heying The Wichita Eagle
A couple embrace during a candlelight vigil at Heritage Park in Hesston on Friday night. In this predominantly Mennonite community, they pray for the victims of a mass shooting at Excel Industries. But they also pray for the shooter. Travis Heying The Wichita Eagle

Hesston violence a theological dilemma for Mennonites

February 27, 2016 04:59 PM

UPDATED February 28, 2016 07:46 AM

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    William Eckels talks about his son, Elijah, 4, who is a student at The Opportunity Project learning center in northeast Wichita. He is a single dad and a big cheerleader for the TOP program. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)