Martin Luther King Jr. memorial service Monday

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 1:02 PM
Last updated 7:37 PM
  • Follow Latest News

The 25th annual CSRA Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Observance Service will take place Monday at First Presbyterian Church of Augusta, 670 Telfair St.

Bishop Kenneth W. Carter, the presiding prelate of the 6th Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, will be the guest speaker.

The event begins at noon. The MLK Jr. Unity Choir will perform.

Comments (3) Add comment
ADVISORY: Users are solely responsible for opinions they post here and for following agreed-upon rules of civility. Posts and comments do not reflect the views of this site. Posts and comments are automatically checked for inappropriate language, but readers might find some comments offensive or inaccurate. If you believe a comment violates our rules, click the "Flag as offensive" link below the comment.
Dseven
185
Points
Dseven 01/16/14 - 01:25 pm
0
0
MLK Choir?

Humm... interesting. I can't help but wonder if the choir was temporarily renamed for this event. Either way, the name has a nice ring to it, and I'll bet they sound wonderful.

nocnoc
49121
Points
nocnoc 01/16/14 - 02:13 pm
0
0
Will Augusta Have a MLK Parade on Broad St.?

Dr. King was a great man
His manner of preaching Peace over Violence
most likely averted a Racial Civil war in the USA.
An it surely save 1000's if not 100's of 1000's of lives.
It opened closed doors that now only require a person to apply or walk thru.to better themselves.

So yes it is a honest question.

Instead of having a few Black Church and a Black College gatherings, why not share his message of Unity with everyone in ARC.

The_Wilhenford
68
Points
The_Wilhenford 01/16/14 - 04:05 pm
0
0
Black Churches?

nocnoc, I agree the message of Dr. King is for all. That said, First Presbyterian Church downtown would identify itself as a church for all races, but who at this time has more white members than any other race. The meeting on Monday (just like all services there) are open to all.

Back to Top

Search Augusta jobs