2023 MLK Commemoration Service Tomorrow!
posted on January 13
Join us for the annual
Western North Carolina Conference
Martin Luther King, Jr.
It Starts With Me:
The Quest to Create the Beloved Community
The Western North Carolina Conference will host its annual Martin Luther King Commemoration Service on January 14, 2023 from 10:00AM-11:30AM. It will be hosted virtually on the conference website or on FaceBook Live.
Ways to watch:
- Conference website MLK page live stream
- FB Live
- YouTube Live
- Call in by telephone (no video - Zoom ): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 305 224 1968 or +1 309 205 3325 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923
The theme of the event is: It Starts with Me: The Quest to Create the Beloved Community. The focus scripture is Micah 6:8.
The keynote speaker will be M. Garlinda Burton, Director for Resource Development for the denomination’s General Commission on Religion and Race. M.Garlinda Burton expands and implements a comprehensive diverse resource program that increases knowledge within the church of intercultural differences and competencies, anti-racism, equity, and justice. She is responsible for creating and delivering training tailored for use across annual conferences, local churches, and denominational entities, with the goal of equipping all levels of the Church to successfully function in multicultural environments.
A deaconess in The United Methodist Church, Garlinda has more than 30 years of experience as a writer, editor, producer, and trainer around issues of intercultural competency, racial justice, and gender justice. She is also committed to helping the church engage and nurture children, youth, and young adults as positive and powerful change agents for the cause of Jesus Christ.
This event is sponsored by: WNCC Black Methodist for Church Renewal (BMCR), WNCC Commission on Religion and RACE (CORR), WNCC-Justice and Reconciliation Team (J&R).