[Posted on Jan 18, 2017 | 330 views]
Brena Osbourne, Jaiden Forrest, Brene Osbourne and Nevaeh Curry, from right to left, members of “God’s Chosen Generation,” a praise dance group from First Baptist Church, Ordinary, perform during Monday’s service in Gloucester. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Approximately 100 people attended the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day program held Sunday at First Baptist Church, Mathews. The program included scripture, a guest speaker and music. Photo by Bill Nachman
Deacon Robert “Levi” Foster Jr., Trustee Robert “Wayne” Wilson and the Rev. James L. Harris from the First Morning Star Baptist Church Men’s Choir and Deacon Charlie Paige of the First United Baptist Church, from left, sing during Monday’s Gloucester Union Relief Association service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Photo by Charlie Koenig
The Ebenezer Baptist Church Male Chorus provided musical selections Sunday during the Mathews chapter NAACP Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at First Baptist Church, Mathews. Photo by Bill Nachman
Serenity Cooke, 9, of Zion Poplars Baptist Church (shown here with her grandmother, Gwendolyn Wilson) read the scripture for Monday’s service. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Minister Jonathan Waldon was the guest speaker for the Mathews Chapter NAACP Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration held at First Baptist Church, Mathews, where Waldon is the pastor. Waldon told of the struggles King faced in fighting for civil rights and of his faith and the need for faith in the ongoing move for equality in this country. Photo by Bill Nachman
The Rev. Edgar Graham, pastor of The First United Baptist Church, White Marsh, host of Monday’s MLK Day event; Minister Catherine Reid of First Calvary Baptist Church in Norfolk, event worship leader; and guest speaker the Rev. Dr. Debra Haggins, Hampton University chaplain, from left, take part in “A Litany for Healing” during Monday’s ceremony, which was sponsored by the Gloucester Union Relief Association. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Approximately 100 people attended the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day program held Sunday at First Baptist Church, Mathews. The program included scripture, a guest speaker and music. Photo by Bill Nachman
C.J. McKeller, an honor student at Gloucester High School, played the saxophone for the audience at Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day service in Gloucester. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Approximately 100 people attended the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day program held Sunday at First Baptist Church, Mathews. The program included scripture, a guest speaker and music. Photo by Bill Nachman
 
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Godspeed open to public this weekend

Photo: Dick Turner, kneeling, and Doug Lindeman, standing, talk to students about some of the diversions enjoyed by sailors aboard the Godspeed in 1607, including playing cards. Photos by Charlie Koenig
The public is invited to Williams Wharf tomorrow and Sunday to tour the Godspeed.

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Putt announces for HOD; Budget approved

Board also hears plans for Vintage Automotive Festival and Tour de Chesapeake

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Area residents encouraged to Shop Local on Saturday

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Businesses in two counties partnering for event

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Mathews homes featured on this year’s Garden Week tour

Saturday tour is sponsored by the Garden Club of Gloucester

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