Memorial Hosts Peace, Love And Unity Service On Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Memorial Health Care System will celebrate the 22nd Annual Peace, Love and Unity Service at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 20, in the Community Rooms at Memorial Hospital, in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Martin L. K. Lister, pastor of the Orchard Park Seventh Day Adventist Church, will be the keynote speaker.

Musical guests include The Cameron Family Heavens Blend and the J. Anthony Taylor and Praise.


Dr. King brought hope and healing to America. We celebrate the timeless values he taught us through his example -- the values of courage, truth, justice, compassion, dignity, humility and service that so radiantly defined Dr. King’s character and empowered his leadership at Memorial’s Peace, Love and Unity Service.


The community is invited to this uplifting service.

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