35th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration and Worship Service

Event Date: 
Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 5:00pm

This year will be the 35th Annual Community Worship Service commemorating the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year's event will include Rev. Dr. Harry Blake of Shreveport, LA as the guest speaker. Dr. Blake was a co-worker of Dr. King including planning many of the civil rights protests and other events for Dr. King. He is the former pastor of the Mt. Canaan Missionary Baptist Church. Blake is also soon to release a new book, Plantation, Protests, Pulpits: Lessons from the phases of my life

The celebration will also include the MLK Community Choir. Registration is open at mlkcommunitychoir@gmail.com

Co-sponsored by King Community Celebration, City of Charlottesville, County of Albemarle, University of Virginia, and Piedmont Virginia Community College.