Community Events in our Area

Abingdon’s 32nd Annual MLK March and Celebration
Saturday, January 19
12:30pm: “People Like Us: Building Allies for Justice” led by Jerry Hill
Charles Wesley United Methodist Church, 322 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA
1:30pm: March begins at Charles Wesley United Methodist Church
Organizations are invited to bring a banner or sign that identifies their group as part of this community event.
2:00pm: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. Abingdon United Methodist Church, 101 East Main Street
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“Traces of the Trade” Documentary: Film and Discussion led by Filmmaker

Thursday, January 17th
St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 124 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA
Reception at 5:30pm, Program at 6:00pm
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Lee Street Baptist Church
Sunday, January 20, 4:00 p.m.
Annual MLK Community Service with guest speaker and music provided by MLK Community Choir
Contact Troy Shelly at troyshlly@gmail.com should you have questions


Bristol’s 2nd Annual MLK March and Celebration
Monday, January 21
Volunteer Service Project
Holston Habitat for Humanity in downtown Bristol

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (with lunch served from 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.).
March and Celebration

1:30pm Gather on MLK Blvd for March
In TN at YMCA; In VA at First Christian Church
March begins at 2:00 pm

2:45 pm-3:45pm MLK Program/Refreshments (readings and music) at Bristol Train Station
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King University Faith & Culture Institute, featuring Dr. John M. Perkins

January 21, 7:00pm | Lee Street Baptist Church, Bristol, Virginia
“One Blood: The Gospel, Reconciliation, and Dr. King’s Legacy”

January 22, 10:00am | King University Memorial Chapel
“Lament, Forgiveness, and Love: Christians and Racial Reconciliation

 

MLK United for Change Unity Walk
Johnson City, TN

Monday, January 21
Greater Love Church, 130 Garden Drive, Johnson City, TN  37604