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Annual Interfaith Service “Bridging the Divide: Race in America”
January 15 @ 1:00 pm
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Westfield will hold its 31st Annual Interfaith Commemoration Service on January 15, 2018. This service will be hosted by St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, located at 414 East Broad St. in Westfield, where Rev. Dr. Duncan Johnston is pastor. The theme for the 2018 program year is Bridging the Divide: Race in America. The Dr. King Association sponsors an annual essay contest in the local elementary and intermediate schools whose students will respond to the challenge of this theme; and contest winners will be recognized at this service. The commemoration program will include participants from local churches, mosques and synagogues as well as other civic organizations. The service will start at 1 pm, and will be preceded by a police escorted march departing the Dr. King monument on the circle (south-side) at 12:30 pm. The public is invited to participate in both the march and the service.