17th Annual Veterans Honor Service
Friday, October 14, 2016
17th Annual Veteranís Honor Service, Sunday, Nov 6, at 11 am at First Pentecostal Church 3054 Lexington Ave, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
The service consists of several components including music by the FPC Praise Team and soloist Craig Mitchell, speeches, tributes and patriotic displays. There will be honored guests from several participating military service support groups, including the SAR, DAR, VFW, American Legion, DAV, and the Patriot Guard Riders. There will be a tribute to the branches of service by Trumpeter Larry Herron [Army], a Flag Line by the Patriot Guard Riders, an antique military vehicle display by the SEMO Military Vehicles Group and an M.I.A. Tribute and Flag Ceremony presented by American Legion Post 63.
The church is decorated with an extensive picture/profile exhibition including over 90 military personnel from WWI to the present, all connected to members of FPC in some way. There will be a Roll Call of Honor given as part of the service including these Veterans. The campus will feature the FPC Avenue of Flags. Each flag honors a US service member or branch of service.
Larry H. Ferrell, Assistant U.S Attorney Eastern District, State of MO is the speaker for this yearís honor service. In 1983 he was elected as the twenty-ninth prosecuting attorney for the state of Missouri and held that office until 1986. After a time in private practice, he accepted a position as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, a position he still holds. He is a gifted Patriotic Speaker.
Donít miss this excellent opportunity to honor our Veterans.