When: Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Sponsors: Over 30 Sacramento area churches
Where: Capital Christian Center
9470 Micron Ave., Sacramento, CA 95827
Theme: "WE'RE BETTER TOGETHER"
This annual celebration brings churches in the Sacramento area together to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr's vision of racial reconciliation and harmony. Over 2000 people attended the 2008 celebration.
We will celebrate January 18, 2009 through:
* The 2009 MLK "Difference Maker" awards
* Keynote speech by Dr. Cynthia James
* Scholarships to Sacramento area youth
MLK "Difference Maker" Awards
We will present an over-all 2009 "Difference Maker" award to one person, as well as awards to five other individuals who have made major contributions in the areas of Service and Advocacy, Programs for Children, Innovation for Change, Unity of the Church, and Mentoring & Coaching.
Contacts for event information and interviews:
Sherwood Carthen, Pastor, Bayside of South Sacramento
Co-Chair, MLK Coordinating Committee. 916-441-6228
Samuel Gordon, Assoc. Pastor, Capital Christian Center
Co-Chair, MLK Coordinating Committee. 916-856-5683
Asbury Jones, Pastor, Valley View Church
Chair, MLK Publicity Committee. 916-807-4478
Contact for keynote speaker interviews:
Dr. Cynthia James, Pastor and Christian Psychologist
Dr. James is the pastor of two churches in Oakland, California and is the President Elder of the United Covenant Fellowship. Phone 877-791-4979 or visit www.cythiajames.org