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Candlelight Service

Our annual Candlelight Service, honors area citizens and organizations that have dedicated themselves to the cause of social justice. The association also honors area youth with a Youth Celebration and Awards in the spring, and commemorates Juneteenth each summer.

Sunday, January 14, 2024. |  5:30 PM

Trinity Episcopal Church
60 Church Street

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Speaker Superintendent Cassius Cash

Speaker Superintendent Cassius Cash

Speakers

Speakers

Poetry Presentation Shanita Jackson

Poetry Presentation Shanita Jackson

MC Rev Brent La Prince Edwards

MC Rev Brent La Prince Edwards

People marching in to the candlelight service

Marching In

Joe McGuire Introduces the Speaker

Joe McGuire Introduces the Speaker

Dr. Simmons Address

Dr. Simmons Address

Awardee Philip Cooper

Awardee Philip Cooper

Awardee Aisha Adams

Awardee Aisha Adams

Tried Stone Missionary Baptist Church Choir

Tried Stone Missionary Baptist Church Choir

People marching in to the candlelight service

Marching in

Tried Stone Missionary Baptist Church Choir

Tried Stone Missionary Baptist Church Choir

Receiving for the Late Lewis Isaac

Receiving for the Late Lewis Isaac

Awardee Adrian Parra

Awardee Adrian Parra

Welcome Dr Rob Blackburn Central United Methodist Church

Welcome Dr Rob Blackburn Central United Methodist Church