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Heroic Choices: 9/11 remembrance and prayer event | SLIDESHOW
Hundreds attended "Heroic Choices," a 9/11 remembrance and prayer event held Sunday at Sacajawea Middle School. Click here to view a photo slideshow, which includes a few photos from a morning ceremony held by South King Fire and Rescue at Celebration Park.
Pastors from several Federal Way area churches organized the event, which focused on spiritual healing and community service in the years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. South King Fire and Rescue also displayed a steel beam from the World Trade Center that will go toward a 9/11 memorial in Federal Way.
Participating churches were Christ the King Bible Fellowship, Christ's Church, Church of the Nazarene, City on a Hill, Family Life Christian Center, Integrity Life Church, Lifeway Church, Marine View Presbyterian Church, Northwest Foursquare Church, Our Savior's Baptist Church, Overcomer Covenant Church, Pure Heart Ministries, Rose of Sharon Christian Church, Spirit Song International Christian Church, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Charteris Foundation and Pray Federal Way.
Jeff MacLurg, pastor at Our Savior's Baptist Church, said the event was intended to be a call to action for community service. He hopes the gathering will inspire attendees to emulate the heroic choices stemming from the challenges brought forth by the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.