On Sunday, November 7, at 11:00am Breckenridge Chapel will honor veterans in its regular Sunday worship service.
In addition, Breckenridge Chapel will be open to the public for prayer and meditation on Veterans Day - Thursday, November 11 from 11:00am to 1:00pm.
Beargrass Christian Church will host a community service honoring veterans at the congregation’s regularly scheduled Saturday evening worship service. The service will be at 5:30pm on Saturday, November 13. Joining the host congregation will be Breckenridge Chapel, Free Methodist Church.
The concept of a community service honoring veterans was initiated by members of Beargrass Christian Church. Dr. Leigh Bond, the senior pastor of the church, has invited Dr. John Wesley Slider, pastor of Breckenridge Chapel, to preach. Dr. Slider is a retired Marine Lieutenant Colonel.
Chaplain Lee Twombly, also of Breckenridge Chapel, will participate in the leadership of the service. Chaplain Twombly is a retired Navy Captain.
Beargrass Christian Church is located at 4100 Shelbyville Road in Saint Matthews. Directions to the church may be found at www.Beargrass.org.
Breckenridge Chapel is located at 239 Breckenridge Lane in Saint Matthews. Directions to the church may be found on this site.
Veterans Day is an annual federal holiday celebrated on November 11th. The date commemorates the armistice that ended World War One in Europe, and that was signed on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. In other countries the celebration is called Armistice Day or Remembrance Day.