31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Walk and Celebration
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Walk: 1:00 line up, 1:30 start, CD Fulkes Middle School, 300 W. Anderson Lane
Program: 2:00, Alan Baca Center, 301 W. Bagdad
Round Rock, Texas
The Round Rock (Texas) Black History Organization, with participation from the Round Rock Independent School District and support from the City of Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department, is presenting the 31th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday celebration.
The oldest publicly supported MLK walk and celebration in central Texas, initiated by the Baha’is of Round Rock, includes a commemorative walk followed by a program at the Allen R Baca Center for Community Activities located at 301 W Bagdad in Round Rock. The walk depends on the weather. The program takes place regardless of the weather at the time posted above.
The program features The Levites, an acclaimed gospel group. According to their website, “For over a decade, The Levites have been making waves in the music industry both nationally and internationally! They’ve pushed the boundaries of contemporary gospel music to the max by collaborating and sharing stages with many of today’s mainstream artists. Their musical influences are many, but perhaps their style can best be described as a fusion of Jazz, Soul, Gospel, Contemporary, Hip Hop, R&B, and even Zydeco.” Also, “The Levites are proud sponsors and representatives of: Compassion International, World Vision, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, InterVarsity, and Urbana Missions.”
The program also includes performances by students the CD Fulkes Middle School Choir from Round Rock ISD. Emcees include Pastor Chuck Freeman of the Free Souls Church of Round Rock; Michelle Cervantes, Director of the Round Rock Public Library; and Pamela Cotton of The Voice and One Baptist Church of Round Rock. Carlos Salinas, former City Councilman of Round Rock, is the guest speaker. The Speaker of the Occasion will be Terrell Morrison, employee of United Technology Aerospace Systems at NASA, BS Mechanical Engineering from UT Austin.
A reception follows immediately after the program at approximately 3:20pm.
The public is invited to participate by attending the walk, bringing non-perishable food for donation, bringing banners, and attending the program. Attendance is free of charge and all are welcome. Corporate supporters include Round Rock Nissan, Wag A Bag, Henna Chevrolet, and 3M Company. Non-corporate supporters include St. Paul A.M.E., Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church, One Way Baptist Church, Sweet Home Baptist Church, Bahai’ Faith of Round Rock, and the Round Rock Public Library.
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SUNDAY MORNING ACTIVITIES AT THE BAHA’I CENTER
You are welcome to join us on Sunday mornings for fellowship and study of the Baha’i Faith.
- 10:30 a.m. Open devotions for all age groups. Regardless of your Faith, please come and share your prayers and meditations with us.
- 11:00 a.m. Study of a particular set of beliefs of the Faith based on the Writings of the Bab (The Gate), Baha’u’llah (The Glory of the Father), and Abdu’l-Baha (The Servant of Baha’u’llah), the spiritual founders and interpreters of our Faith.
- 11:00 a.m. Concurrent classes for children who have not yet entered 1st Grade
About the Baha’i Faith
The Baha’i Faith teaches the oneness of humanity and the unity of all people. It stresses the equality of women and men and all races, as well the unity of all religions. The Baha’i Faith has modern answers for today’s problems. Using the ancient spiritual truths from God tied to social teachings designed to lead us through our present day challenges, the spiritual writings of the Baha’i Faith offer a path cleared of the vain imaginings and superstitions of men.
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