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Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, Peaceful March & Commemorative Worship

The 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Activities are as follows:

Sunday, January 14, 2018

  • 2:00 pm – Gather at the Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church (381 Crestdale Road, Matthews, NC 28105) where we’ll share together in a short film about the era of Civil Rights and learn of the legacy of peaceful marches.
  • 3:00 pm – We’ll march through the streets of Matthews to the Town Hall.
  • 3:45 pm – We’ll arrive at the Town Hall and hear from a couple speakers about what Dr. King’s dream means to them.
  • 4:00 pm – We’ll head for home after building new friendships across racial lines.

Monday, January 15, 2018

  • 8:30 am – Fellowship Breakfast at Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church ($10). Make reservations with Trudy at 980-245-9090 ext. 302. Space is limited!
  • 10:00 am to 11:30 am – Commemorative Worship Service at Mt. Moriah Church celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.