Join Morehouse College on October 12-13, 2022 for a series of commemorative programs celebrating the rededication of theMartin Luther King Jr. International Chapel, the world's most prominent religious memorial honoring the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. '48 and his Black social gospel justice ministry. The rededication follows an $11 million renovation of the historic building, which was built in 1978. The theme for this momentous occasion is "Saving Democracy While Thriving in the Wake of Cosmic Trauma."
Festivities will include a symposium of sessions led by distinguished Morehouse College professors and scholars from across the nation, as well as a host of special guests including Ambassador Andrew J. Young and Rev. Al Sharpton Jr.
For a complete listing of sessions, please see the schedule here. For questions on the event programming, email the Chapel team at email@example.com.
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022
11 A.M. – 12 P.M.: Benjamin Elijah Mays Crown Forum and MLK Jr. Induction Ceremony
CHAPEL REDEDICATION PREACHER The Rev. Dante R. Quick ’92, Ph.D.
Senior Pastor First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens Somerset, NJ
SOUNDING OF THE SHOFAR TRUMPETS Senior Rabbi Larry R. Sernovitz Temple Kol Emeth Marietta, GA
CHAPEL REDEDICATION PRAYER The Right Rev. Bishop Robert Christopher Wright, D.D. Episcopal Diocese Atlanta, GA
CHAPEL REDEDICATION LITANY Ambassador Andrew J. Young, D.D., Mult. Atlanta, GA
7 P.M. – 9 P.M.: CROWN FORUM AFTER DARK: WorldHouse Interfaith Assembly
The Rev. James Morris Lawson Jr., D.D., Mult. Senior Pastor Emeritus Holman United Methodist Church Los Angeles, CA 2022 RECIPIENT: Gandhi, King, Ikeda Community Builder’s Prize
KEYNOTE ADDRESS The Rev. Al Sharpton Jr., D.D., Mult. Founder and CEO of the National Action Network New York, NY
2022 MOREHOUSE COLLEGE OIL PORTRAIT HONOREE INDUCTIONS