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January 19, 2019
32nd Annual MLK March and Celebration

Charles Wesley UMC, 12:30pm


32nd Annual MLK March and Celebration, sponsored by Appalachian Peace and Education Center. 

Abingdon, Va

12:30pm: "People Like Us: Building Allies for Justice" led by Jerry Hill. Charles Wesley UMC, 322 East Main Street

1:30pm: March begins at Charles Wesley UMC, 322 East Main Street. We invite organizations to bring a banner or sign that identifies their group as part of this community event.

2:00pm: Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. Abingdon UMC, 101 East Main Street.

A reception will follow the celebration. Please bring finger food to share.

**This year, we are collecting canned goods at either Charles Wesley or Abingdon UMC to deliver to Faith in Action.

Other MLK Events Co-Sponsored by APEC:

Thursday, January 17th

Traces of the Trade: Film and Discussion led by Filmmaker

St Thomas Episcopal Church, 124 East Main Street, Abingdon

Reception at 5:30pm, Program at 6:00pm

This documentary, first shown on PBS's POV, describes a family's discovery of their ancestors' slave trading past and how their present white privilege was gained generations ago.

Monday, January 21st

Bristol's 2nd Annual MLK March and Celebration

1:30pm Gather on MLK Blvd for March

In TN at YMCA; In VA at First Christian Church

2:45pm MLK Celebration at Bristol Train Station