UPDATED, 6 p.m.: The candlelight vigil at Fellowship Baptist Church in Moyock has been cancelled, after Faith Pellini was found safe in Georgia.
A Currituck County church has scheduled a prayer service and candlelight vigil for a 13-year-old girl who has been missing since Saturday.
Fellowship Baptist Church, 871 Tulls Creek Road in Moyock, will host the service for Faith Pellini tonight from 6 to 7 p.m.
An 8th grader at Moyock Middle School, Pellini was last spotted on Saturday between 5 and 5:15 p.m. walking along Tulls Creek Road headed toward Moyock Elementary School near the Sawyertown intersection.
She was last seen wearing a dark-colored sweater, shorts and carrying a silver suitcase.
Her father expressed appreciation Monday to everyone that has been involved in the search and has posted about the case.
“Thank you for anything you run … it puts my baby’s face out there and I need that,” Paul Pellini said.
While there have been a number of theories posted on social media since Faith Pellini’s disappearance, no additional details have been confirmed by the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office.
Anyone with information or a possible sighting is asked to call the sheriff’s office through the Currituck dispatch non-emergency line at 252-232-2216.