MARTIN LUTHER KING INTERFAITH SERVICE: A LA SALLE TRADITION

MLK_450x350iThe La Salle University Community Building Team and Office for Mission hosted the sixth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Service on Monday, Jan. 16, at Founders’ Hall, home of the La Salle School of Business. Speakers and musicians came together to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy and its meaning today, including Pennsylvania State Representative Joanna McClinton, Esq. ’03, who delivered the keynote address. Additional speakers included community religious leaders, La Salle students, and President Colleen Hanycz.

The Philadelphia Police Department Nondenominational Mass Choir and the Rev. Nicholas O’Rourke of the Living Water United Church of Christ performed musical selections during the service, which also featured speakers from a variety of faith traditions, including Muslim, Christian, Jewish, and the Church of Latter-Day Saints.