The Asbury United Methodist Church Commission on Church and Society will present a Gun Violence Awareness Forum on Thursday, September 12 at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary. Speakers include Kay Richter and Kansas State Senator Barbara Bollier. Richter has been an Asbury member since 1971. In October of 2012, her 29 year old son, Ross, was one of five people murdered in a Colorado restaurant. Bollier was elected a Kansas State Senator in 2016. She represents much of Prairie Village, KS. Previously, she served in the Kansas House of Representatives.