Organizations in both Gloucester and Mathews offered programs remembering the legacy of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and presented messages of how King set an example for generations to live by for years to come.
On Sunday, the Mathews Branch of the NAACP sponsored a program at Antioch Baptist Church, Susan, and on Monday, the Gloucester Union Relief Association of Missionary Baptist held a program at First United Baptist Church, White Marsh.
Bishop Robert Duck, pastor of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Franklin, was guest speaker at Monday’s ceremony in Gloucester. He was accompanied with musical selections performed by the MGM Tri-County Choir.
Duck’s message focused on scripture found in Romans 12:19-21, which states, "Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: ‘It is mine to avenge; I will repay,’ says the Lord. On the contrary: If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is t...
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