Joined: Mar 17, 2005
Location: Staten Island
|Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2009 8:43 pm Post subject: 9/11 COMMEMERORATIVE SERVICE 9/13
From Sun Sep 13, 2009 6:00 pm to Sun Sep 13, 2009 8:00 pm (included)
|Dear friends and families,
Please read the following announcement. The Rev. Gail Burwa has
been a constant source of strength and help for the September 11th
community. She has arranged the following commemorative service for all of
us, families of victims, survivors and first responders. St. Andrew’s
church in Lambertville, NJ has offered us this service, followed by a
reception. They have also provided us with space to hold a press
conference and update on the efforts to properly bury our dead.
We have invited elected officials to join us, and are awaiting
their answers. If any of you would like, please feel free to invite your
local officials or clergy. This church is located in a very lovely area,
noted for its galleries and its attention to the arts. For us, the
September 11th community, it holds added meaning as it is located near the
Buck’s County Garden of Reflection, which many of you might want to visit .
(www.9-11MemorialGarden.org. “The Official Pennsylvania Memorial to the
Victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks”)
Please RSVP for HEADCOUNT
WORSHIP SERVICE TO COMMEMORATE 9/11 TRAGEDY
A worship service of comfort and hope for the families, friends, and
neighbors of those who died in the 9/11 attacks seven years ago will be
Sunday, September 13, 2009
Saint Andrew's Church
50 York Street (Route 29 & York)
Lambertville, New Jersey 08530
The liturgy will include prayers and the congregational hymns "Abide With
Me," "The King of Love My Shepherd Is," "I Then Shall Live" (sung to the
tune of Jean Sibelius's "Finlandia"), and "God of Grace and God of Glory.."
Scriptural passages and other writings will be read, and there will be a
candle-lighting to honor those whose lives are being remembered. In keeping
with the ecumenical nature of the service, church bells throughout the city
will be rung at appropriate times.
The Rev. Gail Burwa, Assistant at St. Andrew's and Chaplain
to WTC Families for Proper Burial, Inc., will preach.
The Choir of St Andrew's, under the direction of Michael T. Kevane, the
church’s organist-choirmaster, will sing.
There will also be music by members of the Lambertville Brass and by
members of the Opera Project of 50 York Street. The prelude and other organ music
will be presented by Mr. Kevane.
All are welcome. For information, telephone Saint Andrew’s Church, (609)
397-2425 or Rev. Gail Burwa (516) 429-6998