On Sunday, January 15, 2023 from 2:00-4:00pm, Portland’s historic Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church will host an interfaith service.
This annual event honors the lives and legacies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, Ms Rosa Parks, and Ms Yolanda D. King. The Pacific Youth Choir will provide music and several civic and interfaith leaders will speak.
The keynote speaker will be Rev. Dr. W.J. Mark Knutson, Senior Pastor of Augustana Lutheran Church in Portland. He spearheaded the successful efforts to pass Ballot Measure 114 which seeks to curb gun violence in Oregon.
Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church is located at 3138 N. Vancouver Avenue. Donations to the Drum Major Scholarship Fund are encouraged but not required.