Hattiesburg church to host patriotic service for armed forces, first responders

Hattiesburg church to host patriotic service for armed forces, first responders

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg church will host an annual Independence Day service honoring the armed forces, first responders and civil servants.

It is called "Let Freedom Ring" and it will take place June 28 at 19th Avenue Baptist Church.

It will include several patriotic tunes sung by the church choir and will also have some members dressed in costumes honoring historical figures like Paul Revere and Betsy Ross.

"We want to invite all the police, firemen, paramedics, civil servants, our veterans, active military, we're going to honor all those folks tomorrow in this presentation," said Monty Bounds, church pastor.

The service begins at 10:30 a.m. and will last about an hour.