Speaking before today's ceremony, Reverend Rogers said: "The realisation is coming on since yesterday when we heard murder - that has hit home."
All we want really is to bring her home.
April belongs to everyone now.There is one person here who has done an evil thing in our community but there are hundreds and thousands of people who are with us. Evil will never win over the good in people.
We have had emails from around the world and we know that many people are with us in spirit.
The Machynlleth community came together in prayer in an emotionally charged service in honour of missing April Jones.
Mark Bridger has been charged with the abduction and murder of missing 5-year-old April Jones.