Palmetto Street Church of God honors first responders
Palmetto Street Church of God honored local first responders in the Sunday morning worship service on June 28. A special thank you from the pastor, staff and congregation was printed in the church bulletin: “We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the first responders, not only for the warm and compassionate things that they do, but for their extreme bravery under extreme pressures. I write with our deepest respect for these men and women.
Let us continually pray over each one of them and their families, We are so proud of you and appreciate all you do for us everyday.” Senior Pastor Brad Lewis welcomed guests and introduced first responders from the Florence Police Department, EMS, S.C. Highway Patrol, Fire Department and Florence County Sheriff’s Department. Patriotic music was presented during the service and special remarks were made by Florence County Sheriff’s Department Major Mike Nunn and Florence Chief of Police Allen Heidler. Pastor Brad Lewis presented the message and the closing prayer was made by EMS representative Colonel Ryan Watkins.