Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

 

On Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, Anderson University will celebrate the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a day of service projects, and opportunities for reflection and hands-on learning. Classes will be suspended for the day.

Each year, all students, faculty, staff, and the greater Anderson community are invited to come together to celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to commit ourselves to the ongoing work for peace.

2019 Theme: MLK Day: 10 Years. Why? Because It’s Right. 

2019 Schedule

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019

4 p.m. Movie, Meal, Message, Free showing of “13th,” and Conversation with Amy Williams, The Hope Dealer, Reardon Auditorium*
(Meal tickets handed out at the beginning of the movie) 

Monday, Jan. 21, 2019

11 a.m. The Gathering, Miller Chapel

11:30 a.m. Get On the Bus 
Buses run from 11:30-12:45 from Olt Student Center
Shuttle service to City-Wide MLK Jr. Day Celebration, Paramount Theatre

12-1:30 p.m. City-Wide MLK Jr. Day Celebration, Paramount Theatre

1:30 p.m. Peace and Justice March from Paramount Theatre to Reardon Lobby

2-4 p.m. Lunch and Why be an Ally?, Reardon Lobby

2:30-4:30 p.m. Service Projects

2:30-7 p.m. Come and Go Indoor Prayer Labyrinth, Nicholson Library

4:30-5:30 p.m. Finding your Why? with Amy Williams, The Hope Dealer, Decker 133

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019

11 a.m. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Chapel*
Amy Williams, Reardon Auditorium 

*Chapel Credit
Sunday, 4 p.m. – Movie, Meal, Message, & Conversation
Tuesday, 11 a.m. – Chapel

2019 Theme

10 Years and Counting: Why be an Ally?

“… there comes a time when we must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but one must take it because it is right?” —Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Contact

MLK Planning Committee
crc@anderson.edu
(765) 641-4103