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