Preeminent Chicago Preacher to Speak at Amherst College’s MLK Day Multifaith Service Feb. 23

Submitted on Friday, 2/3/2012, at 2:37 PM

February 3, 2011                                                                              

AMHERST, Mass.—Preeminent preacher the Rev. Otis Moss III, pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, will lead the annual multifaith service in celebration of the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College.

Former Congressman Walter E. Fauntroy to Speak at Amherst College’s Martin Luther King Day Multifaith Service Feb. 6

January 14, 2008   

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AMHERST, Mass.—Veteran civil rights activist the Rev. Walter E. Fauntroy, pastor of the New Bethel Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., and former U.S. Congressman, will lead the annual multifaith service in celebration of the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6, in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will include music performed by Amherst students, readings from Dr. King’s writings and an address by Fauntroy, a good friend and confidante of Dr. King himself before his assassination.

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The MLK Planning Committee is pleased to present and sponsor events that honor the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.