Mercer University's 14th Annual Building the Beloved Community Symposium
Special Event: "Elegy for Martin Luther King"
MLK Day, January 15, 2018, 7 p.m.
Macon's Grand Opera House
A Spoken Word Performance of the poem by Senegalese
poet and statesman Leopold Sedar Senghor
Presented by Mr. Michael Scott,
director of the Central High School Band
Accompanied by an original jazz composition by Dr. Christopher Schmitz of Mercer's Townsend School of Music
Performed by the Mercer Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Monty Cole
With an African dance by the Hayiya Dance Theatre, Inc., directed by Ms. Pilar Wilder Lowden
2018 Beloved Community Symposium
Keynote Speaker: The Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah
Professor of Church Growth and Evangelism
North Park Theological Seminary, Chicago, Illinois
2018 (Specific dates TBA)
For more information on the history of the Building the Beloved Community Symposium, click here.