Church of the Redeemer will begin a six-month celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 10:30 a.m. during a special worship service with Morristown’s Bethel A.M.E. Church.
The Rev. Sidney Williams, of Bethel A.M.E., will preach and readings will include portions of the 1936 Federal Writers' Project “Slave Narratives.” The combined choirs of Redeemer and Bethel will sing, and Bethel's F.A.I.T.H. liturgical dance ministry will perform. A mission offering will be taken to benefit Family Promise of Morris County