Webpage Dedicated To Matt Sherpard

Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, October 14, 7:00 PM

West Steps of the U.S. Capitol -- members of congress, Ellen & Betty Degeneres, Anne Heche, Community Leaders. For more information, go visit the Human Rights Campaign (HRC).

Columbus, OH

Tuesday, October 13, 10:00 PM

There will be a candelight vigil for Matthew at the statehouse.


Tuesday, October 13, 5:30 PM

Join the University of Wyoming community today in recognizing the life of UW student Matthew Shepard.

Meet at the flagpole in Prexy's Pasture

Wednesday, October 14, 6:30 PM

Join Wyoming Represent Karen Clark at Loring Park for a candelight vigil.


St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver, Colorado, will hold a requiem eucharist in memory of Matthew Shepard at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 1998.  Bishop W.J. Winterrowd, diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Colorado, will celebrate.  Tom Troeger, a professor of homiletics at Iliff School of Theology, will give the sermon.

The Cathedral is located at 1313 Clarkson.  From I-25 take the Colfax exit and go east to Washington Street.  The Cathedral is on Fourteenth Avenue between Washington and Clarkson.  Parking is available in the lot between Fourteenth and Colfax, off Washington, and in the lot south of Morey Middle School, which east of the Cathedral.

Wednesday, October 14, 5:15 PM

St. Johnís Episcopal Cathedral - Special Service

Attendees include the Governor of Colorado and the Mayor of Denver.


Tuesday, October 13, 6:00 PM

There will be a candelight vigil for Matthew in front of Boulderís Courthouse on Pearl Street Mall

Participants will be asked to bring candles and to join together in memory of Matt.  This will also be an opportunity for the Boulder community to join in solidarity against hate.


Wednesday, October 14, 7:00 PM

There will be a candelight vigil for Matthew at the southwest corner of N. Halsted Street and Waveland Avenue.

Participants will be asked to bring candles and to join together in memory of Matt.


Dallas, Sunday, October 18, 3:00 PM

Dallas Gathering in remembrance of Matthew:

Metropolitan Community Church
5910 Cedar Springs
Dallas, TX
(214) 351-1901

Houston, Sunday, October 18, 7:30 PM

Service: Rothko Chapel, corner of Sul Ross & Colquitt in the Montrose area of the city. Will include members of the clergy, elected officials and Mayor Lee Brown.

for information, contact Clarence Bagby
(713) 861-8238


St. College, Tuesday, October 13, 7:30 PM

College and Allen Streets

Philadelphia, Tuesday, October 13, 9:00 PM

Penn Campus, between Walnut and Locust, between 34th & 36th. Temple Lambda will be there


Berkeley, Wednesday, October 14, Noon

UC-Berkeley Campus, Lower Sproul

San Jose, Wednesday, October 14, 7:00 PM

Billy DeFrank Center (408) 293-2429

San Diego, Wednesday, October 14, 7:00 PM

The Lesbian and Gay Menís Community Center
3916 Normal Street (610) 692-2077

Santa Cruz, Wednesday, October 14, 5:00 PM

University of California - Santa Cruz Campus - Crown Merril Community Room

Santa Cruz, Wednesday, October 14, 6:00 PM

Downtown at the Town Clock, sponsored by multiple organizations

San Francisco, Saturday, October 17, 8:00 PM

Marching from Fallon Building (corner of Market and Octavia) to Collingwood Park, organized by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, a GBLT activist group. March and rally.

West Hollywood, Saturday, October 17, 7:00 PM

University Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches - 8714 Santa Monica Boulevard (cross-street is Westbourne) for more info email Roger_Ugalde@spe.sony.com

Pasadena, Sunday, October 18, 7:00 PM

Steps of Pasadena City Hall - organized by multiple churches - bring candles


Norfolk, Tuesday, October 13, 7:00 PM

Old Dominionís University - Webb Center


Thursday, October 15, 9:00 PM

Emory University -- just outside the office of Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual Life.


Monday, October 13, 8:45 PM

University of Oklahoma -- outside George Lynn Cross Hall


Middlebury, Monday, October 13, 9:30 PM

Middlebury College - Gifford Amphitheatre


Minneapolis/St. Paul, Wednesday, October 14 6:30 PM

Downtown Minneapolis - Loring Park


Eau Claire, Thursday, October 15, 9:00 PM

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire campus at the campus mall by the clock

Madison, Tuesday, October 13, 8:00 PM

University of Wisconsin - Library Mall

Milwaukee, Tuesday, October 13, 7:00 PM

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
Speights Memorial Plaza

New Orleans

Thursday, October 15, 7:00 PM

Tulane University -- Gibson Hall

Contact Lauren West (504) 865-4910


Springfield, Wednesday, October 14, 5:30 PM

Monroe & 7th Street, near Illinois State Capitol Complex


Wayne, Wednesday, October 14, 7:30 PM

Wayne State College Campus - Willow Bowl


Portland, Sunday, October 18, 6:00 PM

Pioneer Courthouse Square - combination vigil and rally. Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon, Patrick Kennedy of Massachusetts and local politicians will be in attendance.


Evansville, Wednesday, October 14, 8:00 PM

University of Evansville - Neu Chapel


Vancouver, Friday, October 16, 7:30 PM

St. Johnís Church
1401 Comox Street

New York

Manhattan, Monday, October 19, 6:00 PM

Political Funeral and March

Assemble outside the Plaza Hotel at 59th Street & 5th Avenue for a march down 5th Avenue to Madison Park (at 25th Street).  We are taking the main thoroughfare so tourists and New Yorkers can bring home the message that lesbians and gays are outraged at the escalating anti-gay violence.


Thursday, October 15, 8:00 PM

University of Kentucky Student Center - Free Speech Area (University of Kentucky Lambda)