Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at the Millwald


The Millwald Theatre Sun, Jan 15, 2023 2:00 PM
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The Millwald is pleased to host the 2023 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration in partnership with Virginia Organizing, with financial support from the Wythe-Bland Foundation. Join us on Sunday, January 15th for a celebration at the theater following the annual MLK Jr. walk. The walk begins at 2pm at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, located at 635 East Main Street in Wytheville. The program at the Millwald will begin at 2:30pm.  Following a welcome and prayer, enjoy musical selections from the Institute for Practical Living Choir, Valencia Johnson, and Josh Outsey featuring CJ Colston. Guest speaker Mia Sloan will take the stage, followed by remarks and closing.

Our Musicians & Speaker

  • The Institute for Practical Living is a Christian school serving Wytheville and the surrounding communities.
  • Valencia Johnson is a junior at Richlands High School with a passion for the performing arts.
  • Joshua Outsey is an actor and Community Organizer as well as a musician, poet, and outdoor enthusiast.
  • CJ Colston, at just 19 years old, is already a leader of praise and worship, performing throughout southwest Virginia.
  • The Reverend Mia Sloan is a third-generation minister across a range of religious and spiritual ideologies. Rev. Mia specializes in holistic well-being.

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