St. Philip Primary School will this Friday, November 6, host their annual Blessing of the Nation Service at the institution in Church Village, St. Philip.
It starts at 9:30 a.m.
Principal, Pamaletta Bhamjee, explaining the rationale behind the service, said it usually heralds the start of Independence Celebrations at her school.
???We want to make sure children recognise the importance of Independence. We want them to be aware that in order for Independence to be successful, we must have God in our lives. So we start by getting our nation blessed,??? she pointed out.
Reverend Trevor O???Neale of St. Philip Parish Church will deliver a brief sermon and bless the school.??Popular Barbadian artiste, Alison Hinds-Walcott will be the guest speaker. She is expected to reflect on the past and discuss the way forward with the students. Music for the service will be provided by the Barbados Community College band.