St. John's Baptist Church

SCI Woburn and St. John's Baptist Church to host Race Relations Forum

Logo of St. John's Baptist Church

St. John's Baptist Church, in collaboration with Social Capital Inc. (SCI) of Woburn, will be hosting a Community Forum on Race Relations on Friday, October 28 from 7-9 pm. The purpose of the forum is to discuss the state of race relations in the community as well as to identify steps to improve upon issues raised during the discussion. The event will feature a panel with a number of community leaders in the Woburn area, including Mayor Galvin, Superintendent Mark Donovan, and Rev. Dr. Neal Pearson. It will be moderated by Ron Walker from St. John's, along with SCI's own David Crowley.

Citizens of all ages are encouraged to come and participate in the discussion! It will take place at St. John's Baptist Church, located at 40 Everett St. in Woburn. If you have any questions, please contact Toni Walker at twalker@sjbc.info OR call 781-935-4314. 

Celebrating Community - and Martin Luther King Jr.: an Article in the Woburn Advocate

"Celebrating Community - and Martin Luther King Jr.," by Linda Kush, Woburn Advocate
The Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon, sponsored in part by SCI, was a success and led to this lovely article in the Woburn Advocate.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon

Mayor Scott Galvin, Elaine Dougherty, HusbandWoburn residents and members of St. John’s Baptist Church enjoyed an inspirational Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon Monday at the Hilton Hotel.  Rev. Pearson of St. John’s opened by emphasizing the importance of cultivating a diverse network of friends as a first step to honoring Dr. King’s legacy.  Woburn Mayor Scott Galvin and Superintendent Mark Donovan were among the Woburn officials on hand to honor Dr. King’s legacy and the award recipients.  Elaine Dougherty received a Community Drum Major Award to recognize her work with the YMCA International Learning Center in Woburn.  MLK scholarships were presented to four graduating seniors.
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