St. John's Baptist Church

Race Relations Forum

Fri, 10/28/2016 - 7:00pm

St. John's Baptist Church is holding a Forum to discuss Race Relations on Friday October 28, 2016 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. The purpose of the Forum is to discuss the state of race relations in the community and to identify steps to improve upon issues raised to the discussion. The event will feature a panel discussion with a number of community leaders, moderated by Ron Walker from St. John's along with SCI's David Crowley. Community members of all ages are welcome to attend. 

St. John's Baptist Church
40 Everett St.
Woburn, MA 01801

Mayor Scott Galvin, Elaine Dougherty, HusbandWoburn residents and members of St. John’s Baptist Church enjoyed an inspirational Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon Monday at the Hilton Hotel.  Rev. Pearson of St. John’s opened by emphasizing the importance of cultivating a diverse network of friends as a first step to honoring Dr. King’s legacy.  Woburn Mayor Scott Galvin and Superintendent Mark Donovan were among the Woburn officials on hand to honor Dr. King’s legacy and the award recipients.  Elaine Dougherty received a Community Drum Major Award to recognize her work with the YMCA International Learning Center in Woburn.  MLK scholarships were presented to four graduating seniors.

martin luther king jr.St. John's Baptist Church, in partnership with the City of Woburn and Social Capital Inc., will be presenting it's annual award for the Martin Luther Kng Jr. scholarship on Monday, January 19th.  The ceremony will be held at the Hilton Hotel, located at 2 Forbes Road in Woburn from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM.  There will be a keynote address delivered by the President of Wheelock College, Jackie Jenkins-Scott, and the Drum Malor Award will be presented to Robert Norton, Principal of Woburn Memorial High School who will be retiring this year.  Please come and join us in honoring the memory of Dr. King and the legacy he has left to us.

Tickets are still available for purchase at the door for $40 per person.