Megapastor, Rick Warren, is planning on doing a live webcast memorial service on 9/11 in a church located just two blocks away from ground zero on September 11, 2011.
Part of the services will be broadcasted from Lower Manhattan Community Church, which was build shortly after the 9/11 attacks. This will be in remembrance of the 10th anniversary of the tragedy.
The full details of the “Hope & Freedom” Services have not been released yet because they are still being formulated.
Rick Warren is not happy with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s decision to exclude all prayers by clergy from ground zero on the 10th anniversary.
Bloomberg recently stated, “Everybody would like to participate, and the bottom line is everybody cannot participate. There isn’t room. There isn’t time. And in some cases, it’s just not appropriate.”
In rebutal to Bloomberg’s statement, Warren decided to have a nationwide, national prayer day and webcast just two blocks from ground zero.
“This will be a nationwide coast-to-coast linkup to have prayer. Of all the times, America needs prayer. We’re going to have some testimonies out of our church in New York City of people who were there on 9/11,” said Warren.
As the details come in about the “Hope & Freedom” Services, I will write updates.