Our 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration will be Sunday, January 14 at 2:00 p.m. at United Christian Parish in Reston, Virginia.

11508 North Shore Dr., Reston, VA 20190 / 703-620-3065 

The Rev. Teresa Hord Owens, General Minister & President of the Christian Church (Disciples Of Christ) will be our guest preacher.  An essay/art contest for youth and young adults is being held and a panel of "Gen'ers" will reflect on the theme.

 

Annual Tribute To Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, January 14, 2:00 p.m. in Reston, Virginia

Essay/Art Contest and “Gen’ers” Panel To Focus On The Future

Each year, the Capital Area Region honors the civil rights leader at during the MLK holiday weekend. In 2018, our MLK Jr. Day Tribute & Action will be held on Sunday January 14, from 2:00 p.m.to 4:00 p.m. at United Christian Parish in Reston, Virginia. (11508 North Shore Dr., Reston, VA 20190).  The Rev. Teresa Hord Owens, the newly called and elected General Minister & President of the Christian Church (Disciples Of Christ) will be our guest preacher. 

New this year is an essay/art contest for youth and young adults is being held and a panel of "Gen'ers" will reflect on the theme: “Inspired By A Dream: Where Do We Go From Here.”

Youth & young adults 30 & under are invited to participate in our first Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day scholarship contest!  We are excited about next year’s Tribute and contest where you can share your views and dreams about the life and legacy of Dr. King.  Contest winners will receive $100.00.  Those who can will have their work displayed at the Tribute.  Get all the details on the contest from your church office, or go to the Capital Area Website to download the information (below)

            Please invite your friends, neighbors, co-workers, and other students to attend this exciting event.  To download a poster for your church, school, or community center, click the link below.   Please use the hashtags #MLKCCCA17 and #MLKInspiredByADream to promote this event and follow @CCCADisciples on Twitter and https://www.facebook.com/cccadisciple/ on Facebook for up-to-date information.

To download information about the Youth/Young Adult Essay & Art Contest, click HERE!

To download a poster for your church, school, or community center, click HERE!

 

REv. Teresa "Terri" Hord Owens

REv. Teresa "Terri" Hord Owens

United Christian parish, reston, Virginia

United Christian parish, reston, Virginia

 

Photos from last year's celebration below (tap on the photo to see more)