15th Anniversary Events at The Garden of Reflection
September 11 marks a time to reflect on the day that changed our lives forever. Our nation lost 2,977, our community was hit hard when we lost 9 souls from Lower Makefield and 18 from Bucks County.
- Sunday September 11th at 8:30AM a morning Remembrance Ceremony will mark the chronological events to remember and honor those we lost with music and prayer.
- Sunday, September 11th at 7:00PM The Remembrance in Light Candlelight Ceremony. 15 years later, 15 year old children will help honor the day as Stewards of the Legacy. At this ceremony, the worldwide premier of “You Were There” (A Tribute to the Fallen) with music and lyrics by Broadway composer, playwright and former police officer Christopher Smith of “Amazing Grace” will be performed by the Central Bucks West High School Choir with friends. The ceremony will also feature musical performances by the South Vocal Ensemble of Council Rock High School South, directed by Corey Axler, with special guests from Afton Elementary School students, directed by Laurie Gougher. Remembrance remarks by Nick Berger, 9/11 son of victim James Berger and Mr. Wayne Lutz, the Founder of Warriors Watch will also occur. Attendees are encouraged to arrive by 6:30PM.
Pre 9-11 Event:
Leading us in to this mindful time, there will also be a Peace through Light Candlelight service on the night of September 10th at 7:30PM.
We want to thank our community for an overwhelming show of support and kind words to the victims’ families always, but especially during this time.
The Garden of Reflection is a sacred place where we come together to Honor, Remember and Celebrate the lives of all we lost.