Local Churches Memorialize 9/11

Services will be held at various churches in the area on the 10th anniversary of the attacks.

, Mantua Grove and Grove roads, West Deptford.

  • When: 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Sept. 11. 
  • Service: Pastor Brooks Goodhart will preside over a memorial service on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, including a video presentation and music by Dave Warren, Maria DiSciullo and Brad Goodhart. A candlelight memorial will close the evening service.

St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 230 N. Evergreen Ave., Woodbury

  • When: 7:30 p.m., Sept. 11
  • Service: The St. Stephen’s choir and Glassboro State/Rowan University Concert Choir Alumni, under the direction of Lois Adams Miller, will perform Gabriel Faure’s Requiem in D Minor as part of a Requiem Eucharist. Performing along with the combined choir will be Thomas MacWilliams, Donald Zimmerman, Christopher Nelson, trumpets; Patricia Januszewski, Nicholas Potalivo, Robert Snodgrass and Robin Wilson, vocal soloists; and Lawrence DePasquale, organ.

Memorial Presbyterian Church, Princeton and Mantua avenues, Wenonah

  • When: 7 p.m., Sept. 11.
  • Service: Eleven churches from Deptford, Mantua, Wenonah, and Woodbury Heights are joining together for a service of remembrance. Scripture, hymns, prayers and silent meditation will be the centerpiece on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania. For further information, call the church at 856-468-5121.

Hope Christian Fellowship, 246 King St., Woodbury

  • When: 10 a.m., Sept. 11
  • Service: Bob Rice, a retired Delaware River Port Authority officer, will share his experiences spending five months at Ground Zero as a Critical Incident Peer Counselor and a volunteer who sifted through rubble. Rice will also share his photos and relics from the World Trade Center site. 
Mary Lebeau September 09, 2011 at 11:36 PM
Bob Rice, a retired DVPA officer who spent months as a volunteer at Ground Zero, will be speaking at Hope Christian Fellowship at 10 am Sunday. See www.hopechristianfellowship.org for event details.
Lauren Burgoon September 09, 2011 at 11:56 PM
Thanks Mary, I've updated the listings.


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