32nd Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.
The First Baptist Church in Nashua, NH will hold its 32nd annual celebration honoring the life, ministry and contributions of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:00 PM. Liz Walker, an award-winning television journalist, will deliver the keynote address. In addition to her award-winning career in journalism, Ms. Walker is a documentary film producer, an entrepreneur and a humanitarian. She is a 2005 graduate of Harvard Divinity School and an ordained Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal tradition and is currently the transitional minister at Roxbury Presbyterian Church in Boston. Special musical performances will be given by the First Baptist Church choir, New Fellowship Baptist Church Gospel Choir, the New Hampshire Gay Men’s Chorus, vocal soloists Julia Leonard and Sophia White. First Baptist Church of Nashua has a strong history of providing and promoting an open and welcoming environment. In 1982, First Baptist Church of Nashua was the only church that opened its doors to host the first MLK Jr. tribute then organized by the Council for Civil Rights of New Hampshire. First Baptist Church of Nashua has continued the annual event since as part of the church’s dedication to continue to build on the dream of MLK Jr. and spread a message of hope and inspiration in our communities today. The event is proud to have brought some of the most distinguished speakers to Nashua, among them Reverend Jesse Jackson, U.S. Attorney Wayne Budd, noted NH African-American historian Valerie Cunningham, and most recently, Rev. Julian K. Fredie, Jr. Join in the 32nd Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 18, 2014 at 6 PM. Refreshments will be served immediately following the program in the church hall. Child care is also provided. First Baptist Church is located at 121 Manchester Street in Nashua, NH. The event is free and open to the public. Handicap accessible--no stairs. Free parking.
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