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Martin Luther King Day Community-wide Celebration
Monday, January 15 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pmFree
“Creating Beloved Community through Shared Action” is the theme for the City of Medford’s annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day event. The community-wide gathering is designed to inspire, educate and encourage action, so that we might make real Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s call to Beloved Community.
The schedule of events at the St. Raphael Parish Center is as follows:
10:30 a.m. – Gathering and Community Building
11 a.m. – Program Begins
Education, Inspiration, Shared Action
Event leadership will include:
- Medford Mayor Stephanie Burke – Welcome
- Neil Osborne, Medford Director of Diversity – Emcee
- Rev. Brandon T. Crowley, Senior Pastor, Myrtle Baptist Church, Newton – Speaker
- Medford ‘Pick-Up’ Choir – Musical Selections
11:45 a.m. – Luncheon and Conversation
12:30 p.m. – Call to Action and Beloved Community through shared commitment to serve our city and neighbors
Event sponsors are the Mystic Valley Branch NAACP, Medford Office of Diversity, Medford Human Rights Commission, and Medford Interfaith Clergy Association.