Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2017 | Attend Upcoming Events

Asalaam Alaykum!
Dear Community,Please attend 10 MLK Events that ADAMS is participating or co-sponsoring on Sunday, January 8th – Monday, January 16th.

Please see below and sign up with name, email, and mobile number.

 

The All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) remembers and honors the sacrifice in the civil rights struggle made by Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We pay tribute to the efforts and conviction of Ms. Rosa Parks and her sacrifice for the civil rights movement. We thank all those who worked and continue to work tirelessly to safeguard civil rights
and civil liberties. We pray for Peace, Respect, and Harmony.1) Sunday, January 8th | 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington (IFC) – Multi-Faith MLK Service

New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1313 New York Ave, NW, Washington, DC
– ADAMS Scouts are doing US Flag Ceremony and Pledge of Allegiance
 
2) Friday, January 13th | 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
MLK Shabbat Dinner
Washington Hebrew Congregation – 3935 Macomb Place, Washington DC
Join us as we honor Dr. King’s good works and host our partner churches and mosques for dinner at 5:30 PM followed by a special 7:00 pm Shabbat service
– ADAMS BEAT Choir will be performing3) Friday, January 13th | 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation – 1441 Wiehle Avenue, Reston
Join us with Jewish-American songwriter Michael Hunter Ochs and award-winning Muslim Palestinian peace activist/songwriter Alaa Alshaham and Shireinu – our youth choir –  for our Erev Shabbat service that will weave their extraordinary story and music into our worship.

4) Saturday, January 14th | 9:00 AM
Reston Community Service Projects
Southgate Community Center  –  12125 Pinecrest Road, Reston, VA
All Ages | Registration Required Through Reston Association
REGISTER HERE!
– RSVP to ehsan.baig@adamscenter.org

5) Saturday,  January 14th | 8:00 PM
The CenterStage, RCC Hunters Woods Village Center – 2310 Colts Neck Rd, Reston, VA 20191
Join world renowned Jewish-American songwriter Michael Hunter Ochs and award-winning Muslim Palestinian peace activist/songwriter Alaa Alshaham for an intimate evening of music and conversation. You will be inspired as these two improbable friends retrace their steps between Israel and Palestine – eventually finding themselves performing together at the United Nations.
See more here!
– RSVP to rojpm@yahoo.com

6) Sunday, January 15th | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Location TBD
ADAMS Sterling Main Hall, Youth Room, or Ashburn
Jewish-American songwriter Michael Hunter Ochs and award-winning Muslim Palestinian peace activist/songwriter Alaa Alshaham
http://www.thepursuitofharmony.com/

7) Sunday, January 15th | 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Martin Luther King Jr. Choir Festival
Sanctuary of the Leesburg Community Church – 835 Lee Ave SW, Leesburg, VA 20175
– ADAMS BEAT Choir will be performing

8) Monday, January 16th | 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM

 

Leesburg MLK March and Program (details below) – Please note Mon Jan 18th is a National Holiday. 
The Leesburg MLK March committee would like to invite you to attend the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration – “Community Power to make a Change and the Courage to create a Just World”
– Scouts and Youth to carry US and International Flags
– ADAMS Representative will be doing a reading
10:00 AM|Line up for the march on the Leesburg courthouse (directions below)
10:30 AM|March to the Douglas Community Center (directions below)
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM|Arrive at  Douglas Community Center Reception
12:00 PM|Program begins in the Community Center – Speakers, Music, Performances
1:30 PM|Program concludes

Light refreshments will be served between the March and the Program in the upstairs cafeteria.

 

Leesburg Courthouse – On the corner of Market and King Streets in downtown Leesburg, VAB) Douglas Community Center/Alternative School – 407 E. Market Street Leesburg, VA 20176

Event sponsored by:  Loudoun/Douglas Alumni Association, Bluemont Concert Series, Baha’I Community of Loudoun,  Loudoun NAACP In addition participation by Loudoun Interfaith Bridges(ADAMS is a Member of Loudoun Interfaith Bridges) and ADAMS

9) Monday, January 16th | 10:00AM – 1:00PM
MLK Day of Service
Washington Hebrew Congregation – 3935 Macomb Place, Washington DC
Faith In Action, Repairing The World, Volunteer10) Monday, January 16th | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
A Tribute to Dr. King: Sanctuary, Witness, Covenant

National Cathedral – 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016
Dr. King called on faith communities, specifically the church, to be sanctuary for those in need and to demonstrate public witness to injustice.
– ADAMS BEAT Choir may be preforming

 

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