Community members celebrated a day of togetherness.
The Friendship Missionary Baptist Church held "Unity Day."
Visitors enjoyed barbecue, live music and games.
Neighbors, organizations and public officials joined in on the party.
Coordinators told us the event shows people the church is a safe place for the community.
They said people can escape from violence, drugs and poverty.
"The bible says where there is unity, there is strength and we know that with all the things going on in Erie, Pennsylvania at this time we need to be unified," said Durfey Wells, a member of the church.
Coordinators said the event puts the "unity" back in "community."
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