Join Minnesotans from every walk of life at this special ceremony to remember the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Together we will honor the ideals of freedom and democracy, remember and lament our losses, and create hope.
Sunday, September 11, 2011
Minnesota State Capitol
St. Paul, MN
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Musical prelude beginning at 1:00
Leaders from more than 12 different faith communities will offer words of consolation and inspiration.
Government leaders, including Governor Dayton, Senator Amy Klobuchar, and other elected officials, members of law-enforcement, military, firemen and EMS personnel will represent those who serve. Participating musicians and artists include Brother Ali, Larry Long, Sheila Raye Charles, and Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre. Music Director Scott Winters will direct an all-volunteer orchestra made up of some of the area’s top classical musicians.
If you are a leader of a faith community you are invited to take part in the opening procession. Please register here so we can send you instructions for that day.
Make your plans to attend with your family and friends today. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on the capitol lawn.
- The Saint Paul Foundation
- The Minneapolis Foundation
- The GHR Foundation
- The General Mills Foundation
- Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
Sponsors have contributed at least $5000 to the costs of this special community event. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor please contact Emily Jarrett Hughes, Director of Development at the Minnesota Council of Churches, at 612-230-3201, or Emily.email@example.com
Watch these PSAs created by the Interfaith Youth Leadership Coalition
Minnesotans reflect on religious freedom in post-9/11 America. Look for a new video every few days and watch the whole series at http://www.youtube.com/user/tcinterfaithyouth. Produced by the Interfaith Youth Leadership Coalition with support from generationOn.