Celebrating The Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Guest speaker: Dr. Reginald E. Smith, Pastor, Union Grace Missionary Baptist Church. Special performance by Mike Ellison, recording artist, actor and producer. Mistress of Ceremony: Yodit Mesfin Johnson, founder of Lips & Hips, LLC. 11 a.m.-noon. Free attendance and parking. Free lunch for the first 100 attendees. DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital, 6071 W. Outer Drive, Detroit. (313) 966-3300.


Christian Spirituality and Recovery From Addiction

A Christian perspective on how spirituality relates to recovery from chemical dependency. Includes discussion on the Twelve Steps.7:30 p.m. St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott, Ypsilanti. (734) 485-8725 or


Celebrate Recovery

Ministry celebrating God's healing power in our lives through the "8 Recovery Principles" and a stronger personal relationship with God and others. 6:30 p.m. Twin Oaks Christian Church, 22333 King, Woodhaven. (734) 671-8300.


Connecting Food & Faith

A panel of interfaith leaders will explore the connection between faith and food. Kick-off event for a yearlong Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice program entitled Food & Justice: An Interfaith Exploration of How Our Food Choices Impact Our Environment, Our Economy and Our Neighbors. 7 p.m. Ann Arbor District Library, 343 S. Fifth. (734) 327-4200.


2015 Leadership Conference

Guest speaker: Dr. Tommy L. Lewis, Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Pratt City, Ala. 6 p.m.: Registration/Dinner. (continues: 8 a.m. Jan. 24: Continental breakfast; 10:30 a.m. Jan. 25 during service: Installation of Officers). Samaritan Center, 5555 Conner, Detroit. (313) 894-5788.

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