Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

This week a “Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration” was held by the Baptist Ministers’ Conference of Greater New York and Vicinity.

The annual service was held at the conference meeting headquarters, Convent Avenue Baptist Church, Brooklyn. The Rev. Jesse T. Williams, pastor, hosted the event. Present front and center were the Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Ph.D., the Rev. Dr. James D. Morrison, president of the Baptist Ministers’ Conference of Greater New York and Vicinity, Rep. Charles B. Rangel, the Rev. Dr. Fred Burrell and the Rev. Dr. Betty Spencer, corresponding secretary.

The son of the Rev. Ralph David Abernathy provided an eyewitness glimpse into history as he preached the annual message of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. worship service.