King holiday events are planned

Oklahoma City metro area activities and services at various houses of worship are planned in conjunction with the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday.
From Staff Reports Modified: January 11, 2013 at 4:50 pm •  Published: January 12, 2013
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Several activities and services related to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday are planned by Oklahoma City metro-area faith groups.

Here is a listing of several planned events, plus the annual Midwest City Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast.:

Martin Luther King Jr. Program, 3 p.m. Jan. 20, St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 5700 N Kelley. For more information, call 478-3344.

Martin Luther King Cross Cultural Program, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 20, Temple B'nai Israel, 4901 N Pennsylvana. For more information, call 848-0965.

Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Mass, 11 a.m. Jan. 20, Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 1005 NE 15. A multicultural tribute featuring dancers and choral group performances, plus an “I Have a Dream” presentation, will be at 12:15 p.m. For more information, call Becky VanPool at 523-3003.

Sixteenth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, 7 a.m. Jan. 21, Nick Harroz Community Center, 200 N Midwest City Blvd.

The program, featuring speakers Nathaniel Batchelder, director of the Peace House, and James E. Finch, FBI special agent in charge, will begin at 8 a.m.

Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the community center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or Prosperity Real Estate Company, 2208 NE 23.

Annual King Holiday Program, noon Jan. 21, St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, 127 NW 7. For more information, go to http://okcmlk.org/holiday-events/commemoration-program.



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