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for The 9/11 Attacks
WI (September 6, 2011) The Salvation
Army will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with
a variety of events and programs in New York City, Washington, DC and across
partnership with the Mental Health
Association of New York City, The Salvation Army will host a family
center for members of the 9/11 community on the morning of the anniversary. The
center will feature live streaming of the national memorial service in a
press-free environment. More information is available here.
programs at the Centennial Memorial
Temple in New York City
will be open to the public and feature The Salvation Army New York Staff Band
and guest speakers including Dr. Charles
Stanley. More information is available here and here.
The Salvation Army will host a Disaster
Response Volunteer Training on September 10 in Fairfax, VA.
Additionally, the Army will participate in the Mayor’s
“Tribute to Service – Honoring the Victims, Survivors, and
9/11” on September 11 at Freedom
Army will host a variety of other events and activities around the country to
help honor and memorialize the survivors and victims of the 9/11
and events The Salvation Army is hosting or participating in on September 11
Salvation Army will participate in events throughout the day, including a
9/11 remembrance ceremony at the Moose Lodge by the
Legion Color Guard at 5:30pm CST.
Anchorage Salvation Army Corps is planning a service of remembrance for
September 11 at 6:00 pm AKDT.
Army EDS volunteers are marching in the 9/11 Remembrance Parade in Denver
with the local
FEMA partners, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Mayor Michael B.
Salvation Army will host a day-long remembrance in partnership with the
Boy Scouts and other local, state and national organizations for a series
of family events at the Gerald R. Ford museum and the Cathedral of Saint
Salvation Army is holding a memorial at The Salvation Army Corps Community
Center on 9/11.
AK: The Kenai
ministerial alliance is coordinating a moment of remembrance for all the
churches at 11:10 am AKDT. The
Salvation Army Corps Community Center in Kenai will show 9/11 videos
before and after the moment of silence.
Salvation Army is conducting
a 9/11 Remembrance Service at the Corps in the afternoon and will feature
Salvation Army officer who responded to the disaster.
Salvation Army is also
hosting a Ceremony of Remembrance & Appreciation at Rose Hills
Memorial Park, Whittier, at 7pm PST.
Salvation Army will be working with the Volunteer Center
& 911day.org to list its Day of Service project in recognition of 9/11
and ask the public to volunteer.
Salvation Army will participate in the “Mass of Thanksgiving &
Remembrance” at the Cathedral of Saint Paul starting at 4:30 pm CST,
a civic commemoration and Memorial Mass at 5:00 pm CST.
Oakland Garden Center Corps is holding a prayer meeting in the
Salvation Army is joining with Sam's Club for a Community Festival on
September 10th to honor Military/First Responders.
Brede, the mayor of Rochester
will honor The Salvation Army with a special award for their services at
- The Army is
The Fish (Christian Radio) and Fox 40 (Fox affiliate) for a shoe drive
benefitting clients of the Army’s rehabilitation centers.
Salvation Army is also
participating in the afternoon ceremony "Decade of Remembrance"
at the state capitol.
Salvation Army is hosting an appreciation event for neighborhood
firefighters and police officers; and is also holding a special 9/11
church service on Sunday.
CA: The Santa
Rosa Corps is having a Food
Drive and Root Beer Float Social at the
Oakmont retirement from noon to 3pm PST on 9/11. The
Army will also work with local
churches on a one-day food drive that day.
Salvation Army will participate
in a morning prayer at Crissy Field in Golden Gate National Recreation
Area, hosted by the San Francisco Interfaith Council at 5:47am
- The Army
will also participate
in a September 11 remembrance at Golden Gate Park
(hosted by the San Francisco Interfaith Council and the San Francisco
Opera) at 1:30pm, with a procession of clergy and first responders, and
then an invocation. The Opera will perform Mozart's Requiem, with read
prayers/passages between each piece.
- Hands On
Network 9/11 Day
of Service and Remembrance: As
part of the Day of National Service, The Salvation Army's San Francisco
Harbor House will host a group of volunteers who will provide basic
infrastructure repairs to the facility (sanding, painting, playground
Salvation Army is dedicating its morning Holiness Meeting in honor of
those who lost their loved ones. The service will include a candle
lighting service and prayer.
Salvation Army Corps will host a special prayer service on
The Salvation Army
Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church
established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without
discrimination for more than 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million
Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the
broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the
hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to
the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for
underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to support
those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.
more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org, http://blog.salvationarmyusa.org,
a or www.twitter.com/salvationarmyus.