JUNETEENTH OBSERVANCE EVENT
Featuring tenor Rod Dixon, a message from Pastor Roy Patterson, a tribute to Dr. Walter Massey, performances by Dr. Walt Whitman and the Soul Children of Chicago, and more.
Join us Saturday, June 19, 9:30 to 11 AM!
Park Community Church
1001 N Crosby St.
Chicago, IL 60610
PREREGISTER HERE to enter the raffle drawing for an autographed copy of In the Eye of the Storm: My Time as Chairman of Bank of America During the Country’s Worst Financial Crisis by Dr. Walter Massey.
Let’s come together and commemorate this day with music, prayer, inspiration, and wisdom.
- CELEBRATE a milestone in the lives of African American men and women
- EDUCATE ourselves about the progress made and the long road laid ahead
- REDEDICATE ourselves to Dr. King’s dream of a beloved community
Participants in the Juneteenth Observance
Roy is a preacher, praise and worship leader and vocalist, while also serving as the Community Relations Director for Moody Bible Institute.
Anna serves as City Clerk of Chicago and is a trustee of the Chicago Sunday Evening Club.
Nathan Payne is the Center Region Pastor, Park Community Church; Prior to ordained ministry, Nathan served as a nurse in hospitals throughout the city for many years.
Randall Blakey is the Executive Pastor, LaSalle Street Church – Executive Director, Near North Unity Program (NNUP).
Dr. Walter Massey is an American educator, physicist, and executive, inaugural recipient of the Daniel Hale Williams award.
Dr. Walter Whitman developed this world class performance group with a single-minded purpose: to utilize music as the motivator and catalyst to inspire young people throughout the world to have faith in themselves, each other and God.
Rodrick Dixon possesses a tenor voice of extraordinary range and versatility that has earned him the respect and attention of leading conductors, orchestras, and opera companies.
Hill Hammock is an experienced executive in the financial, educational, and healthcare sectors, and highly engaged in Chicago’s civic life.
Pastor of St. John Cantius Church, a diverse and vibrant Catholic church in the heart of Chicago and is the head of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius, a community of priests dedicated to the ‘Restoration of the Sacred’.