Connections Church will host a Blessing of our Guardians service at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the church, 700 Rockwell Ave.

The short service will honor first responders, firefighters, police officers and veterans from Hancock County and the surrounding area. Pastors from area churches are encouraged to attend.

Free Dietsch’s ice cream and other refreshments will be served.

Call Lin Drebert at 567-429-1898 or email for more information. RSVP is requested by Monday.