First Baptist Church celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day this - WGEM.com: Quincy News, Weather, Sports, and Radio

First Baptist Church celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day this weekend

Posted:

QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM)-- Martin Luther King Jr. Day may not be until Monday, but the First Baptist Church in Quincy has already started celebrating and honoring the civil rights leader.

Sunday morning, The First Baptist Church hosted Dr. Jack Thomas, President of Western Illinois University as part of their Martin Luther King junior celebration.

Dr. Thomas says even in today's day and age, there's still lesson people can learn from Dr. King's teachings to make the world a better place.

"We should all promote unity among people and we know in this economy we have various struggles, but if we all come together as a people, I think this nation would be a better place," Dr. Thomas said.

The first Baptist church will host another Dr. King celebration Monday at 10 a.m. hosted by the NAACP.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WGEM. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Donna Vancil at 217-228-6617. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.