Several churches and church organizations have activities
honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s memory. They are:
‘I Have a Dream’ speech
Quienton Cook will recite the “I Have a Dream” speech as Greater St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church celebrates the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at its 11 a.m. Sunday service at 1220 state Highway 3 in La Marque.
Damien Cleveland will sing, and Devron Cleveland will deliver a prayer.
Call 409-938-7835 or 409-938-7247.
King-Fest MLK Church Service
WHEN: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday
WHERE: Avenue L Missionary Baptist Church, 2617 Ave. L, in Galveston
INFO: Religious service involving local churches and features the citywide MLK Celestial Choir and the Galveston Heritage Choir. MLK Service and Humanitarian awards also will be presented to worthy citizens that labor in the spirit of Dr. King in the community.
CONTACT: Manuel or Shirlyn Thomas, 409-392-6499, 409-621-2803, or 409-621-2817
St. Vincent’s House Unity Prayer Vigil
WHEN: Noon Monday
WHERE: St. Vincent’s House, 2827 Postoffice St., in Galveston
INFO: All religious denominations are invited to gather to pray, praise, and sing for unity, peace and love.
CONTACT: The Rev. Michael Jackson, 409-763-8521
Inspirational Tribute to Dr. King
WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Monday
WHERE: Central Middle School, 3210 Sealy Ave., in Galveston
INFO: The event will feature an evening of diverse songs, dance, and dramatic interpretation by local school and church groups, and various other talented individuals in the community.
COST: Admission is free
CONTACT: Manuel and Shirlyn Thomas, 409-392-6499 or 409-621-2803, or Cornelia Harris-Banks, 409-789-1048