A VIRTUAL Memorial Day Program: Monday, May 25, 2020


VIRTUAL Memorial Day Event – Streaming LIVE from St. Paul Lutheran Church in Defiance, Ohio

Monday, May 25, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Prelude of music selections begin at 9:45 a.m.

(please do not show up in person, due to COVID-19 restrictions)

There are TWO options to WATCH the VIRTUAL event from your homeBoth of the Live Feeds will stay on these pages so folks can view later.

VIRTUAL MEMORIAL DAY EVENT PROGRAM

9:45 A.M.:   PRELUDE:    Lori Schultz, St. Paul Lutheran Church Organist

10:00 A.M.:   POSTING OF COLORS:  VFW Post 3360

INVOCATION:     Pastor David Brobston, Chaplain

SINGING OF OUR “NATIONAL ANTHEM”:   Lori Schultz, Organist and Steven Wendell, Church Soloist

WELCOME:   The Honorable Mayor Mike McCann

PLACING MEMORIAL WREATH:    Sharon Washington, VFW Auxiliary President

VVA MEMORIAL WREATH:   Thom Kent, VVA Chapter 954

GETTYSBURG ADDRESS:   Reagan Polasek, Boy Scout Troup 75

“I AM THE FLAG”:    Brenda Griffith, Author of Poem

“GOD BLESS AMERICA”:  Lori Schultz, Organist and Steven Wendell, Church Soloist

INTRODUCE SPEAKER:    The Honorable Mayor Mike McCann

SPEAKER:    Captain Sean O’Donnell

”GOD BLESS THE USA”:   Lori Schultz, Organist and Steven Wendell, Church Soloist

BENEDICTION:   Pastor David Brobston, Chaplain

VFW RIFLE SALUTE:    VFW Color Guard

TAPS (ECHO):    Seth Fruth and Dain Sutton, DHS Students

CLOSING:   The Honorable Mayor Mike McCann

“AMAZING GRACE” played on BAGPIPES:    Bill Ray, Piper