Friday, January 18, 2013

The King Center To Have Rev. Samuel Rodriguez as Keynote Speaker at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service


The Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service is the spiritual hallmark of the King Holiday Observance Week. The church service is held on the Federal Holiday at Ebenezer Baptist Church located near The King Center.


(Video from 2011 speech at Ebenezer Church)

The service is an ecumenical endeavor, engaging members of various religious traditions, and state, national and international governments. On this day, The King Center encourages the world to engage in volunteer service in tribute to the work and life of Dr. King. 

The Commemorative Service will also feature a performance by acclamed recording artist Angella Christie.

Two of the Anointed Pace Sisters, Lydia and Latrice will sing their popular gospel ballad "Somebody".

Directly following the Commmeorative Service, a Presidential Inauguration 'Watch Party' will be televised on a large screen in the sanctuary.  

 

SERVICE DETAILS:

What: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service

When: Monday, January 21, 2013,  Time: 8:00 AM      Free Open to the Public (Limited Seating)

Where: Ebenezer Baptist Church – Horizon Sanctuary, 407 Auburn Avenue, N.E., Atlanta, GA
 
Contact:  Barbara Harrison at (404) 526- 8911 or programs@thekingcenter.org

 
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