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Salina To Celebrate King Legacy

Todd PittengerJanuary 16, 2019

Salina will recognize the life, legacy, and leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend. Multiple events are planned.

As part of MLK  Jr. Week, there is a community potluck on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. at Sunrise Presbyterian Church,  825 E. Beloit Avenue. Open to the public, those who attend are asked to bring a dish to share. Drinks and tableware are provided.

On Sunday a 3:30 p.m. a church service is planned at Sunrise Presbyterian. It will include:

  • Welcome by Pastor Martha Murchison
  • St. John’s Military School Cadets flag ceremony / presentation
  • Presentations from individuals, churches, and Salina / Saline County first responders
  • Cultural Crawl exhibit which was recently at the Salina Art Center
  • Music from Salina Youth Choir, Sunrise Presbyterian Chancel Choir, and NAACP Matriarch Mrs. Cora Williams

“Proud to Be…” is the 2019 King theme.

On Monday a Martin Luther King Jr. youth celebration will be held at noon at St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church at 215 S. Chicago in Salina.

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