Spiritual Celebration Grounded in Hope: Empowered to Love: Inspired to Act

Sun, 01/30/2011 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
The Community Church of Durham Main Street, Durham

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that. ---Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

An inter-faith and spirited celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. in song, readings, prayer, reflection and community. A wonderful array of music, poetry, spoken word and movement will be offered, and our community will be inspired to transform vision into practice, dreams into reality, and hate into love. All are welcome to this inclusive, moving and joyous event. Keynote speaker will be Rev. Dr. Kirk Byron Jones will be the featured speaker for the Spiritual Celebration. Dr. Jones has been a pastor for over twenty years, and is an adjunct professor of Ethics and Preaching at Andover Newton Theological School and Boston University School of Theology. Dr. Jones is the author of seven books, including his latest "Say Yes to Grace: How to Burn Bright Without Burning Out", released in Fall 2010.