9/11 Community Interfaith Service

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9/11 Service of Remembrance and Hope
Community Interfaith Worship Service*
Article in the Richmond Register

Welcome Dr. Betsy Goehrig, First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Invocation Rev. Richard Burden, PhD, Episcopal Church of our Savior
Islamic Scriptures Mustaha Jourdini, Advisor, Honors Program and Doctoral Student, EKU (Arabic)
Ron Smith, Producer/Reporter, WEKU-EKU (translation)
Hebrew Scriptures Rabbi Emeritus H.D. Uriel Smith, Ohavay Zion Synagogue, Lexington, KY
Christian Scriptures Rev. Michael Swartzentruber, First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (Greek)
Rev. Andy Rutrough, Lutheran Minister, ELCA (translation)
Reflection Dr. Robert Vickers, Retired Southern Baptist Minister, Retired Army Chaplain, Among first repsonders at ground zero
Lighting of the Memorial Candle Chief Larry Brock, Richmond Police
Litany of Remembrance

Mayor Jim Barnes, City of Richmond
Deputy Willard Reardon, Madison County Sherrif's Office
Jimmy Cornelison, Director of Madison County EMS
Corey Lewis, Firefighter/EMT
Colonel Brian Rogers, Bluegrass Army Depot
Charla Gilbert, Student Associate Minister, White Oak Pond Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Captiain Mark Love, Salvation Army
Mike Leaverton, Past Commandment, Marine Corps League
Dr. Partick Nnromele, University Chaplain and Professor, EKU
Rev. Bruce Nettleton, First United Methodist Church

Benediction Dr. J. Abraham Velez de Cea, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy & Religion, EKU
*This special liturgy was drawn from several sources:
Rev. Eileen W. Lindner & Rev. Marcel A. Welty, National Council of Churches
Rev. Thomas L. Weitzel, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Carolyn Winfrey Gillette
The Book of Common Prayer, 1979