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Mayor John E. McCormac to Cite Dr. King’s Legacy During Interfaith Program at First Baptist Church of Woodbridge on Sat., Jan.13


WHAT: Interfaith program to honor Dr. Martin Luther King

WHO: Mayor John E. McCormac, Woodbridge Township
Members of the Woodbridge Township Municipal Council
Rev. Neva Lawson, Pastor, 1st Baptist Church of Woodbridge
Rev. William H. Rutherford, Greater New Point Baptist Church, Irvington
Mrs. Edell Greene, President, NAACP, Perth Amboy Branch
Mrs. Shirley Palmer, President, NAACP, Rahway Branch

WHEN: Sat., Jan. 13, 2007 @ 2:00 P.M.

WHERE: First Baptist Church of
130 Sewaren Avenue, Sewaren

WOODBRIDGE – The memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be honored in Woodbridge Township at an interfaith ceremony on Sat., Jan. 14 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Woodbridge in Sewaren. The ceremony and remembrance is open to the public.

“Each year, the Woodbridge community and guests gather at the First Baptist Church to celebrate the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,” said Mayor McCormac. “Dr. King’s holiday has become a welcome tradition in Woodbridge, as it has become a tradition in our country. We honor Dr. King’s memory through celebration, education, and inspiration for future generations.”

The salute to Dr. King – “The Dream Continues” – features Rev. William Rutherford, Pastor of the Greater New Point Baptist Church of Irvington and the Rev. Neva Lawson, Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Woodbridge. Musical selections will be offered by the First Baptist Church Anniversary Choir under the direction of Robert Arrington.

 

 

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