The Minnesota Council of Churches has announced the program for Minnesotans Standing Together – an event to observe the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Leaders from more than 12 different faith communities will offer words of consolation and inspiration.
Government leaders, including Governor Dayton, Senator Amy Klobuchar, and other elected officials, members of law-enforcement, military, firemen and EMS personnel will represent those who serve. Participating musicians and artists include Brother Ali, Larry Long, Sheila Ray Charles, and Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre. Music Director Scott Winters will direct an all-volunteer orchestra made up of some of the area’s top classical musicians.
The program is being held Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., with the musical prelude beginning at 1:00 p.m.