Faith Leaders In Chattanooga Come Together For Live Stream Monday

Sunday, May 31, 2020

A leader in the African American community, Bishop Kevin Adams of Olivet Baptist Church, and Michael Dzik, executive director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga, invite the community to view a live streamed event where a diverse group of community faith leaders show solidarity, support and healing by standing tall for equality and justice for all peoples – all races, religions, faiths, genders and cultures.   

To view the event live, Monday at 7 p.m., go to: https://www.youtube.com/user/adamsksr/live. Led by Bishop Adams, Olivet Baptist Church will be live streaming the event through YouTube and Facebook. 

This 45-minute program is designed to be uplifting and powerful as a vigil/remembrance for those recently killed while giving hope and inspiration for everyone in our community, said officials.

“History will tell the story of our time," said Mr. Dzik. "I want my story to include that I always stood up for others, for equal rights and justice for all peoples – all races, religions, faiths, genders, cultures and backgrounds. Together, this can and will be all of our legacies."



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