The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Interfaith Service of Worship
Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church is proud to host the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Interfaith Service of Worship, convened by Drum Major Institute, Healing of the Nations Foundation and Repairers of the Breach.
The service features a sermon by the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, president of Repairers of the Breach and co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign. Other participants include the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and trumpeter Wynton Marsalis; the Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr., senior pastor emeritus of The Riverside Church; and prominent Christian, Jewish and Muslim clergy from New York City, including Scott Black Johnston, senior pastor of Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church.
Doors open at 3:30 pm. This event is free and open to all. Seating is on a first-come basis.
This event marks a national revival of Dr. King’s unfinished work with the Poor People’s Campaign as the 50th anniversary of his assassination approaches. More details are available here.