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Annual Christian Memorial Service 2017

Published on: 2017-08-30 07:54:29
Annual Christian Memorial Service 2017
The Annual Air Force Christian Memorial Service where the Air Force remembers and apreciates those men in blue who have made the supreme sacrifice in the name of service and nation was held at All Saints Church, Borella, on 29 August 2017.

The Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy, Chairperson of the SLAF SVU Mrs. Anoma Jayampathy, Members of the Board of Management, a cross section of Officers, all ranks, civilian staff and family members of those who have died in action and who have thus contrbuted towards the peace and harmony of the nation, participated at the Memorial Service.

The ceremony commenced at 1600 hrs with bagpipers leading the officiating clergy to the sanctuary.  Christian clergy representing all major sects of the Christian faith participated in the service, invoking  Godls blessings on the Commander of the Air Force, and all members so that they may continue to protect and defend the skied above Sri Lanka.
 
A distictive feature of the service was the Blessing of the Flags where the flags representing all Bases and stations of the SLAF were marched up to the Alter and blessings were invoked on them and the establishments that they represented.  A scroll containing the names of all who have laid down their lives in the line of duty was also offered and consecrated.

The participants then joined in fellowship and shared refreshments at the John Herat Hall. 

 
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