Thursday, January 28, 2016

Episcopalians Celebrate King's Legacy in West Haven

WEST HAVEN - The Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Union of Black Episcopalians invites you to help honor the life, legacy and witness of civil rights icon the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The liturgy will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, 28 Church St., West Haven, according to a release. 

The Rev. Carl Howard, bridge pastor of West Haven's First Congregational Church on the Green, will be the guest preacher.  Yale professor, The Right Rev. Jeffery W. Rowthorn, retired bishop suffragan of Connecticut and the Rev. Richard Meadows, rector of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, New Haven, will co-celebrate the Mass, the release said..

“The public is invited to come and lift their voices in song and prayer,” the release said.

 Clergy from all denominations are invited to wear the vestments of their customs with white, celebratory or kente cloth stoles.

 For more information, call UBE Chapter President Steven R. Mullins at 203-824-4262.


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