A bell at Westborough's Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will toll 28 times at 3 p.m. this Sunday in memory of the .
The tribute, including prayers and candle lighting, will be part of Good Shepherd's annual Blue Christmas service, which "gives permission for people who need to mourn during a time when our world wants everyone to be happy," church officials said today in a press release.
Good Shepherd has expanded the service in response to the tragedy, church officials said.
The church has set aside 2:30 to 3 p.m. for individual prayer.
Good Shepherd is the second Westborough church to publicly invite community members to pray for the Newtown victims.
The First United Methodist Church held a prayer gathering last Friday night.