Tulsa's First Presbyterian Honors First Responders On 9/11 Anniversary


Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 4:28 pm
By: Dee Duren


First Presbyterian Church of Tulsa is hosting a Thanksgiving Service at 7 p.m. Tuesday recognizing Tulsa's emergency personnel and first responders on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

The community is invited to attend the ceremony remembering the sacrifices of those in service.

Tulsa Pipes and Drums will lead a processional, according to Megan Grayless of First Presbyterian, 709 South Boston.

Guest speakers include Liesa Smith, the principal of the Tulsa School of Arts and Sciences that was damaged by fire last week. Smith is to speak of the power of community.

9/11/2012 Related Story: Tulsa Firefighters Recovering After Barnard School Fire, Explosions

Others who have benefited from the services of first responders will tell their stories including retired firefighter Stacy Ward, who was himself a motorcycle crash victim.

Facility tours of the newly renovated downtown Tulsa church are available beginning at 6 p.m.

9/9/2012 Related Story: Downtown Tulsa Church Celebrates $33 Million In Renovations