January 23, 2001
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.—The Rev. Zina Jacque, director of pastoral counseling at Trinity Episcopal Church in Boston, will be the featured speaker Sunday, Feb. 4, at this year’s Interfaith Service at Amherst College celebrating the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. The service in Johnson Chapel, which begins at 3 p.m., will also feature musical performances by the Amherst College Concert and Gospel Choirs and other performers.

The Rev. Zina Jacque formerly served as Protestant chaplain at Bentley College in Waltham, Mass., and as director of Christian education for the First Baptist Church of Melrose, Mass. She has also served as executive director of the Boston TenPoint Coalition, an organization of more than 60 churches addressing issues of youth at risk.

Before beginning her ministries in the Boston area, Jacque spent 17 years as a college administrator, holding positions at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, the University of California/Santa Cruz and Mills College. A graduate of Northwestern University, she holds a master’s degree from Columbia University and a Master of Divinity degree from Boston University.