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Parents upset over Christian event email

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Posted at 9:36 AM, Jan 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-24 11:36:17-05

A Grand Junction school district says an email sent to students about a Christian event for young girls was sent out because it met the district's standards.

Parents are upset after a flier promoting an event called "Wake Up Sleeping Beauty: Worship At His Feet" was sent to students. The event encourages girls to stay pure while looking for love.

According to KJCT-TV, Mesa County Valley School District 51 says the flier was sent out by a service called Peach Jar. The service allows anyone to send out information to parents and school district officials say they cannot discriminate against any particular group.