Archive for : January, 2012
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According to February 5, 1964 edition of Baptist Press, “the Baptist Convention of Maryland adopted a resolution at its annual session [last] November ‘strongly’ urging member churches ‘to open their services of worship and instruction to men of all races, treating them without discrimination because of color in regard to fellowship and membership.’” At the time, two Baltimore-area churches (Gregory Memorial Baptist Church, Valley Baptist Church) and First Baptist Church of Cambridge, Md., among others, voted that race would not […]

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LAUREL, Md.–Mayor Craig A. Moe and City Council President Donna Crary have announced that the City of Laurel Annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr., will join with the annual “Sing for King” event scheduled for January 15, 2012 at First Baptist Church.  The City has been a sponsor of “Sing for King” in prior years. The combination of resources is being done with the expectation that a greater, more meaningful event will result. Mayor Moe stated that Dr. […]

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