Please join the Princeton Clergy Association's annual Multifaith Service to Commemorate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King on Monday, January 21, 2019 - 7:00 PM at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, NJ 08540. Half of the free will offering received will go toward the work of the Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA).  Scroll to bottom of this page to see press release!

Multifaith Service to Commemorate and Honor the Legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King

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Monday, January 21, 2019
7:00-8:30 PM

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton 
50 Cherry Hill Rd.

Dr. Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University, and Chairperson of the Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of Princeton, will give the sermon.

Click here to read more about Dr. Benjamin.

Diverse faith leaders from a wide range of traditions will co-lead the multifaith worship service:

The Rev. Carlton Branscomb, Pastor of First Baptist Church in Princeton
The Rev. Laura Craig, Fellowship in Prayer
The Rev. Dave Davis, Pastor of Nassau Presbyterian Church and President of the Princeton Clergy Association
Steve Drake and Avis Hofstad, First Church of Christ, Scientist in Princeton
The Rev. Donald Locklear, Music Minister, First Baptist Church
The Rev. Lukata Mjumbe, Pastor of Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church
The Rev. Robert Moore, Executive Director, Coalition for Peace Action and Chair, MLK Planning Committee
The Rev. Bill Neely, Pastor of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton
Imam Sohaib Sultan, Muslim Chaplain at Princeton University
The Rev. Jenny Smith Walz, Lead Pastor, First United Methodist Church, Princeton
Cantor Jeff Warschauer, Jewish Center of Princeton
Dr. Eberhard Wunderlich, Princeton Bah’ai Community

People are encouraged to bring children and grandchildren. Half of the free will offering goes to support the work of CFPA, the other half supports the United Negro College Fund. The Service will include great music from a range of faith traditions. Please come to help celebrate and re-affirm Dr. King's vision of peace with justice for all God's children!


For immediate release: January 4, 2019

JANUARY 21 MULTIFAITH SERVICE PLANNED IN PRINCETON TO COMMEMORATE MARTIN LUTHER KING; DR. RUHA BENJAMIN TO PREACH

The Princeton Clergy Association is hosting the annual Multifaith Service in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King at 7:00 PM on Monday, January 21, the federal holiday designated to his honor his birthday.

The Service will be at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road (just up the hill and to the left from light at intersection with Route 206) in Princeton, NJ. There is ample free parking.

The preacher will be Dr. Ruha Benjamin. Dr. Benjamin is an Associate Professor in Princeton University’s Department of African American Studies and the Chairperson of the Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Princeton.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their children, as the Service will conclude by 8:30 PM to enable them to go to bed in a timely way on a school night.

Diverse faith leaders listed below will co-lead the liturgy, and area choirs and musicians will also participate.
The Rev. Carlton Branscomb, Pastor of First Baptist Church in Princeton
The Rev. Laura Craig, Fellowship in Prayer
The Rev. Dave Davis, Pastor of Nassau Presbyterian Church and President of the Princeton Clergy Association
Steve Drake and Avis Hofstad, First Church of Christ, Scientist in Princeton
The Rev. Donald Locklear, Music Minister, First Baptist Church
The Rev. Lukata Mjumbe, Pastor of Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church
The Rev. Robert Moore, Executive Director, Coalition for Peace Action and Chair, MLK Planning Committee
The Rev. Bill Neely, Pastor of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton
Imam Sohaib Sultan, Muslim Chaplain at Princeton University
The Rev. Jenny Smith Walz, Lead Pastor, First United Methodist Church, Princeton
Cantor Jeff Warschauer, Jewish Center of Princeton
Dr. Eberhard Wunderlich, Princeton Bah’ai Community

During the Service, a freewill offering will be received, which will be split equally between the United Negro College Fund and the Princeton-based Coalition for Peace Action.

The Service is free and open to the public, and is co-sponsored by Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA). For further information, visit CFPA’s web site, www.peacecoalition.org or call its office at 609-924-5022.

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