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Song, prayer set the stage for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Singers from Lexington-area churches gave a rendition of “Total Praise” during a Sunday evening worship service at Central Christian Church ahead of the holiday celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Singers from Lexington-area churches gave a rendition of “Total Praise” during a Sunday evening worship service at Central Christian Church ahead of the holiday celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

A mass choir featuring members from Lexington-area churches sang “Total Praise” during a community worship celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Sunday evening at Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), on Short Street in Lexington. The assembly also heard from The Rev. William Lee, recently retired after 39 years of ministry at Loudon Avenue Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Roanoke, Va.

Lexington and Central Kentucky will be celebrating the civil rights leader in a number of events Monday. You can see a list of community activities here.

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