The Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service will be held at the Ebenezer Baptist Church – Horizon Sanctuary on Monday, January 20th, 10:00am-1:00pm. The Commemorative Service is a hallmark of our annual King Holiday Observance. Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, Senior Pastor of the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church, Alexandria, VA, is this year’s keynote speaker.
Featured speakers delivering special tributes include Irshad Manji, Advocate & Founder, The Moral Courage Project; Jamil Smith, Print & Television Journalist, Senior Writer, Rolling Stone Magazine; Jake Evans, Republican National Lawyer Association; and Dr. Brene Brown, Research Professor, University of Houston, and best-selling author.
There will be special musical performances by gospel recording artists Smokie Norful and The Anointed Pace Sisters; gospel saxophonist Minister Angella Christie and Korean-American choir The Grapevine Children and Youth Choir.
City, state and national elected officials will bring greetings during the Commemorative Service, along with special greetings being brought by The Honorable Anat Sultan-Dadon, Consul General of Israel of the Southeastern United States.
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