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Wednesday, November 11 2020

Honoring Veterans Past, Present & Future

Event Location: Gardner-Webb University, 110 S. Main St., Boiling Springs, NC, 28017, United States Event Time: Nov 11 - All day

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Flag Pole on Gardner-Webb Campus

Gardner-Webb University will join with our nation to celebrate Veteran’s Day on Wednesday, November 11. We will honor all who are active duty or have served including faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Our celebration will include:

  • A gallery of their photos on Gardner-Webb social media channels and digital signage across campus.
  • Displaying numerous flags around campus including the flags of our military branches.
  • A prayer service.

All other members of the GWU community are invited to give thanks and remember our veterans by attending the prayer service and sharing with us on social.

Veteran’s Day Prayer Service

Gardner-Webb University will host a Veteran’s Day Prayer Service. All active and inactive military students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.

Service Details:

Date: November 11, 2020

Time: 11:00 – 11:30 am

Location: Dover Memorial Chapel

Program

  • Presentation of Colors (GWU ROTC)
  • National Anthem – Garrett Chitwood and Jacob Korch (GWU Music Majors)
  • Pledge of Allegiance – Barry Johnson (Veteran, U.S. Coast Guard)
  • Welcome and Remarks – Dr. Downs (GWU President)
  • Invocation – Jonathan Hooks (Veteran, U.S. Army)
  • Old Testament Reading – Travis Kiser (Veteran, U.S. Marine Corps)
  • New Testament Reading – Jimmy Parker (Veteran, U.S. Navy)
  • A Veteran’s Reflection  – Mark Cole (Veteran, U.S. Navy)
  • Closing Prayer and Benediction – Tracy Jessup (GWU V.P. for Christian Life and Service; Senior Minister to the University)

Social Media Celebration

We asked all of our GWU veterans to share with us a photo, branch of service and rank so that we may celebration them on our social media channels.

Follow us and look out for our final celebration messages. Post in the comments on Facebook and LinkedIn, tweet on Twitter, and tag us in posts on Instagram.

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When our Country called, you answered.

We would like to thank all those special men and women who have served our country or continue to serve today. We remember you and pray for you on Veteran’s Day, and every other day of the year as well.

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