The Roswell United Methodist Church Sanctuary Choir returns with its annual salute to America June 28 and 30. (click for larger version)
June 18, 2013
ROSWELL, Ga. – Roswell United Methodist Church's Sounds of the Spirit Concert Series will present the 32nd annual Roswell Patriotic Celebration Friday, June 28 and Sunday, June 30.
The patriotic celebration features the 120-voice Sanctuary Choir under the direction of Dr. Michael O'Neal and the 52-member Atlanta Wind Symphony under the direction of Dr. Cliff Towner.
Musical selections include favorites such as "America the Beautiful," "God Bless America," "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and "Stars and Stripes Forever."
This patriotic extravaganza salutes America, her history and those who have served the country so well – the members of the armed forces. Each branch of the military will be represented as active, veteran and fallen personnel are honored.
Special tributes will feature the legacies of President John F. Kennedy and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Special guests in addition to military representatives include the 94th Airlift Wing Dobbins Base Honor Guard and Ira Jackson, narrator.
The concert is in the RUMC sanctuary. Complimentary tickets are available by reservation at 770-594-0512 or 770-261-1719. Admission is free, but the collection plate will be passed.