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A celebration of America in music
BY CRAIG SCHULIN
For more than 120 years Hull’s Memorial Baptist Church in southern Stafford County has been serving the spiritual needs of its community.
This weekend the church is inviting all to enjoy a performance of patriotic songs that honor our country.
“It’s about what it means to be Americans. It’s about celebrating our freedom,” said Dr. Bland Campbell, pastor of Hull’s Memorial.
The program will be performed by the church’s 34-member choir.
Some of the songs that will performed include “We Still Believe Today,” “Let the Words of Freedom Ring,” “God Bless the USA” and “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.”
“Our children’s choir will join in for “This Is Still the Land of the Free,” said Shirley Thomson, the church’s media spokeswoman.
“We’ll say the Pledge of Allegiance, the choir will sing a medley—it’s a fantastic show,” said Thomson.
Though the concert is free, donations are welcome and encouraged.
“All of the donated money goes to the Wounded Warriors Project,” said Campbell.
“Support for our troops, several of whom are members of the church, is very important to us,” said Campbell.
The concert takes place in the church’s sanctuary. Refreshments will be served after both shows.
WANT TO GO?
What: “We Still Believe,” the third annual patriotic special
Where: Hull’s Memorial Baptist Church, 420 Enon Road in South Stafford
When: Saturday, June 23, 7 p.m.; Sunday, June 24, 4 p.m.
Info: 540/371-4124, hullsbaptist.com
Craig Schulin: 540/374-5403