The annual Community Memorial Day Service will be held at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Del Mar, on Monday, May 27, at 11 a.m. After a traditional service of hymns and prayer, there will be a Memorial Roll Call, during which names of deceased members of the armed services will be read. The service will conclude with Taps.
The featured speaker for this year’s Memorial Day Service is Richard Carr, an active member and former Senior Warden of St. Peter’s. Carr is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and served six years active duty as an infantry officer and company commander in Vietnam. He has been awarded the Silver Star for valor with an oak leaf cluster, the Bronze Star for valor with two oak leaf clusters, and the Purple Heart, among other decorations.
At the end of this service of hymns and prayer, there will be a Memorial Roll Call, during which names of deceased members of the armed services will be read. The service will conclude with Taps.
Please contact the church office at 858-755-1616 as soon as possible if you would like to include the name of a deceased military member, so that they may be remembered and prayed for during this important service. St. Peter’s is located at 334 14th St. in Del Mar Village, one block east of Highway 101. For more information, see www.stpetersdelmar.net.