Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2005-09-13

A prayer and memorial service in remembrance of the lives affected by Hurricane Katrina will be held Thursday (SEPT. 15) at 6 p.m. in Samford University's Reid Chapel.

The public is invited to the event, which will include a time of music and directed prayer and reflection. The program will last about an hour.

Josh Knierim, president of the Student Government Association at Samford's Beeson Divinity School, will direct the service.

President George Bush has declared Friday, Sept. 16, as a day of prayer and remembrance for the victims of Katrina.


About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.