The Salvation Army Celebrates Easter With Annual Sunrise Service At The National Cemetery

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Easter Sunrise Service 2012
Easter Sunrise Service 2012

The Salvation Army of Greater Chattanooga will celebrate Easter with its traditional Easter Sunrise Service at the Chattanooga National Cemetery, 1200 Bailey Ave., beside the flag pole overlooking downtown Chattanooga.  For close to four decades, The Salvation Army has partnered with the National Cemetery for the Easter Sunrise Service.  All are invited to worship at 7:02 a.m. as the sun rises over Chattanooga.  

Music will be provided by the internationally acclaimed Jericho Brass band.

  Guest speaker, Salvation Army Chattanooga 614 Corps Officer, Captain Jon-Phil Winter, will deliver the message.  He will share about his recent trip to The Holy Land.  

All are invited to come celebrate Easter with The Salvation Army at the Sunrise Service. The Salvation Army is expecting an attendance of more than 300. The service will be held rain or shine.

For more information on The Salvation Army or this sunrise service, please contact Kimberly George at 423-308-7715 or email to Kimberly_George@uss.salvationarmy.org

Easter Sunrise Service 2012
Easter Sunrise Service 2012

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