Since the 2011 tornado, different faiths have come together today, those groups of various religions met again.
This was the third inter-faith service held since the tornado but the goal is to send a bigger message different faiths, one community. Jews, Muslims and Christians all took part in today's service, explaining their religious traditions of prayer. Children from all faiths joined in singing "he's got the whole world in his hands" showing the unity of culture in Joplin.
One Rabbi tells us there's much more to coming together than what people believe.
"They highlight the commonalities of the Abraham faiths. Judaism, Christianity and Islam. But at the same time, we also speak about how to appreciate the differences that make us unique faiths" says Student Rabbi Michael Harvey, United Hebrew Congregation.
The group has also started a service project and donated cans of food for the Crosslines Food Pantry.
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