Participants link hands and pray at Ketchikan Medical Center on Christmas Eve.

Hundreds of Ketchikan residents gathered at Ketchikan General Hospital on Christmas Eve

Jonathan and Kelsey Newson lead a prayer before the circle is formed at Ketchikan General Hospital.

to pray. Standing in a cold, light drizzle of rain, they cheerfully circled the entire hospital, linked hands and prayed for those inside the building. The group, led by organizer Rhonda

Bolling, also sang Silent Night and ended the event with The Wave.

Here is an audio postcard of the second annual prayer circle.

Rhonda Bolling shows prayer circle organizers the walkie-talkies needed to communicate as the large group circles the hospital on Christmas Eve.