MOUNT VERNON — The Martin Luther King Legacy Committee hosted the 15th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast on the Mount Vernon Nazarene University campus on Monday.
“Racial Reconciliation through the Lens of Dr. King’s Legacy” was the theme of this year’s event, which proclaimed in celebration that Dr. King left behind a legacy of truth and love, highlighted by keynote speaker Rev. Scott Elliott, pastor of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Mount Vernon.
Rev. Elliott affirmed in his address, “Rev. Dr. King’s lenses on matters of race, simply put, were truth and love. He held up the truth lens to show us the problem and hold us accountable, and he held up the love lens to give us hope and show us the way out. Unfiltered, those lenses, and the legacy of Dr. King’s use of them, point to one answer for racial reconciliation: All of us walking together toward equality for all.”
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