A non-denominational and non-political time of prayer and meditation to remember the 2,977 victims of the attacks on September 11, 2001, and to honor the daily heroic service by fire-fighters, police, and emergency medical personnel
239 Breckenridge Lane, Saint Matthews
“At the Corner of Breckenridge and Grandview - one block from City Hall”
The chapel will be open to the community to come and go during this period of time.There will be no order of worship, however, the pastor and police chaplains shall be available.
·8:46:40AM - American Airlines Flight 11 hits the North Tower of the World Trade Center, New York City.
·9:30:04AM -.United Airlines Flight 175 hits the South Tower of the World Trade Center, New York City.
·9:37:46AM - American Airlines Flight 77 hits the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia.
·9:59:02 the South Tower begins to collapse.
·10:03:11AM - United Airlines Flight 93 collides with the ground near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, after the crew and passengers overcame the attackers.
·10:28:25 - the North Tower of the World Trade Center begins to collapse.
Breckenridge Chapel, Free Methodist Church, is open to the community on Patriot Day, Saturday, September 11, 2010.
Patriot Day is designated every year in remembrance of the 2,977 deaths and in honor of the more than 6,000 persons injured in the attacks against the United States on 9/11.Initially, the day was called the Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of the Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001.
The chapel is open to the community for prayer and meditation.Persons may come and go as they please.The pastor is available as needed, but there is no order of worship.
The opportunity for prayer and meditation begins at 8:46:40AM and ends at 10:28:25AM.These times mark the start and finish of the attacks on September 11, 2001.
On that date American Airlines Flight 11 hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York at 8:46:40AM.United Airlines Flight 175 hit the South Tower at 9:30:04AM.These two attacks claimed 2,606 lives in the World Trade Center, 87 lives on the American Airlines plane, and 60 on the United Airlines plane.
At 9:37:46AM American Airlines Flight 77 struck the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia.This attack claimed 125 lives at the Pentagon and 69 lives on the American Airlines plane.
At 9:59:02 the South Tower of the World Trade Center began to collapse.
United Airlines Flight 93 collided with the ground near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, at 10:03:11AM after the crew and passengers overcame the attackers.40 persons were victims of this crash.
At 10:28:25 the North Tower of the World Trade Center began to collapse.
The pastor of Breckenridge Chapel and Saint Matthews Police chaplain, Dr. John Wesley Slider said, “This time is non-political and non-denominational.We simply want to give the community an opportunity to remember in prayer with God the victims and the many heroic acts by fire-fighters, police officers, and emergency medical personnel.Persons may do that at Breckenridge Chapel or wherever they may be on Patriot Day.”