Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The Peters' Principles

On September 11, 2001, when hell descended on Lower Manhattan, the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center were reduced to rubble, and chaos was everywhere, St. Paul's Chapel stood as the literal and figurative calm in the center of the maelstrom.  


St. Paul's Chapel - Tuesday, September 11, 2001


On that terrible day - and on the terrible days that followed on its heels like so many Horsemen of the Apocalypse - St. Paul's Chapel remained more than just a house of worship.  It was a safe haven.  It was more than even that however.  It became the Shepherd of not just its regular flock but of the first responders and other volunteers who became fixtures in its neighborhood as September ceded the stage to October and October to November during that never-ending Autumn.  The days grew shorter.  The nights grew colder.  St. Paul's remained...well, it remained St. Paul's.  

Friday, September 11, 2015, Rev. David Peters of Austin, Texas, a former United States Marine and a Chaplain in the United States Army, shall stand at St. Paul's pulpit and deliver a sermon entitled "Learning War and Reconciliation".    If you cannot make it to Lower Manhattan to see and hear Reverend Peters deliver his sermon in person, you can view it through a live webcast at www.trinitywallstreet.org. 

-AK 

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