Martin Luther King Day of Service
January 20, 2014
Monday January 20, 2014 will mark the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, a day to honor Dr. King's legacy and lifelong efforts to see a nation of freedom,
justice, and racial reconciliation. The Office of University Ministries invites faculty, staff, and students to observe this day by participating in the following
opportunities of service and learning:
9am - 12pm
Join with a small group of volunteers to serve at ComeUnity Café in downtown Jackson. ComeUnity Café is a non-profit cafe in downtown Jackson serving mostly
organic, locally sourced, seasonal foods to all, regardless of their means to pay. Volunteers will learn about the café's mission to love, feed, and dignify within the downtown Jackson area while assisting to provide meals, clean up, and support the function of a ComeUnity Café meal service.
12pm - 4:30pm
Participants will tour the National Civil Rights Museum, site of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
was assassinated in 1968. Learn about the Civil Rights Movement along with the life and legacy of Dr. King. The entry fee is $10 for adults, or $9 for students with an ID. Transportation provided.
If you would like to register for one of these opportunities e-mail Keely Beasley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Life's most persistent and urgent question is:
'What are you doing for others?'"
-Dr. Martin Luther King