Due to construction, Rocky Branch Park will be closed to the public beginning January 4th until further notice.

Virtual Martin Luther King Jr Unity Service

Posted on January 16, 2021


MLK Flyer - final

Monday, January 18th, at 7:00pm the City of Belmont will be livestreaming the annual Martin Luther King Jr Unity Service on our YouTube page. You can join in on the celebration by visiting www.cityofbelmont.org/MLKUnity. The event details are below and can be viewed on the attached flyer as well.

This Virtual Service includes:
★ Music with hymns recorded from past services
★ A very special lighting of the Unity Candle and passing of the light
★ Reverend Kevin Ford will give the Benediction
★ Offering to benefit the Charles Jesse Bynum Reid Foundation in Belmont. Keynote Speaker: The Reverend Fredrick A. Davie
★ Graduate South Point High School, (Class of 1974), BAGreensboro College, Master of Divinity- Yale Divinity School, Ordained minister.
★ Executive Vice President, Union Theological Seminary, New York.
★ Public Positions including: Chairman of the NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board- independent police oversight agency; Commissioner of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom- advises the White House, Congress and Secretary of State on issues of global religious freedom; and a founder of Chairman of Faith 2020, a broad coalition promoting hope over fear in politics and public policy.
★ Board of Directors of several national organizations, including the Interfaith Assembly for Homelessness and Housing, and the Stax Museum and Soulsville Foundation in Memphis.

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