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Greater Scranton Martin Luther King Commission

The President of the Scranton Area Ministerium is an ex officio member of the Greater Scranton Martin Luther King Commission.  


The Ministerium sponsors the Interfaith Service that concludes each January's activities for the Martin Luther King Weekend and participates in the other activities planned by the Commission.

For more specific information about the January 2019 Commemoration, please download the flier here.

  • SAM will sponsor a table at the MLK Awards Banquet on Sunday February 24, 2019, at the DeNaples Student Center of the University of Scranton, from 2:00 - 5:30 PM.

  • SAM will also sponsor the Interfaith Service that concludes the MLK Weekend,  It will be held at Bethel AME Church, 718 N. Washington Avenue in Scranton, beginning at 7:00 PM on Monday February 25, 2019.

Other events planned for Monday January 21, 2019 include the following [See flier for details]:  

Cancelled because of Extreme Weather conditions.

  • Peaceful Activism Workshop for Youth, at St. Mary's Center beginning at 11 AM

  • Celebration Luncheon and Discussion at Penn State Scranton Campus

  • Food Drive all day at UNC NEPA, 410 Olive Street.

  • Youth Dialogue on Race, Injustice and Community, U of Scranton DeNaples Student Center Room 405, 2-4 PM;

  • March from UNC Progressive Center to Lackawanna County Courthouse, 4:45

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