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MARCH, CLOSURES, AND FREE PARKS HONOR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. TODAY

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is honored today across the country and here in the Morongo Basin in Twentynine Palms. The Twentynine Palms Bible Baptist Church held its annual march Today. The one-mile march celebration started promptly at 8 a.m. at Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road and ended at Palms Southern Baptist Church, 5285 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms. Following the march was a program with local speakers, music, and free refreshments.

Government offices, banks, schools, and post offices will be closed today, Monday, January 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Junior Day. Copper Mountain College will resume its normal operating hours on Tuesday, January 21.

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the national park service is waving entrance fees for 110 national parks across the country, including our Joshua Tree National Park, today, January 20. Camping and reservation fees will still be collected as normal. Fee-free days are an opportunity to take advantage of scenic hikes and views, and to enjoy the desert, day or night. Prepare accordingly with a backpack, water, sunscreen, hat, and snacks. Pack up your family, bring a camera, and enjoy a free visit to your beautiful desert park. Call 760-367-5500 or visit the park’s visitor centers to find out more information about fee-free days.

ANNUAL MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY MARCH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored tomorrow, January 20, across the country and here in the Morongo Basin in Twentynine Palms. To commemorate Martin Luther King Junior’s birthday, the Twentynine Palms Bible Baptist Church will hold its annual march Monday under the theme of “Do the Right Thing.” The one-mile march celebration starts promptly at 8 a.m. at Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road and ends at Palms Southern Baptist Church, 5285 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms. Following the march will be a program with local speakers, music, and free refreshments. Speakers will include 29 Palms Bible Baptist Church Pastor Layton Matthews, Palms Baptist Church Pastor David Squires, and Twentynine Palms Mayor Joel Klink. Performers include the Spirit and Truth Worship Christian Center Praise Team. A full list of speakers and performers is available below. The public is invited to join in the march and attend the program.

Speakers:

Layton Matthews – 29 Palms Bible Baptist Church

Reverend Peggy Ventris – St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal

Church

Pastor David Squyres – Palms Baptist Church

Pastor Faaaliga Faaaliga – Born Again Ministries

Mayor Joel Klink… City of 29 Palms

Pastor McArthur Wright – Gospel Fellowship Christian Center Church

Pastor LeeAnn Clarke – 29 Palms Ministerial Association

Reverand Bryan Oakley – 29 Palms Ministerial Association President

Pastor Donald Thursby – Little Church of the Desert

Apostle Perry Ford – Spirit & Truth Worship Center Church

Performers: Spirit and Truth Worship Center Church Praise Team

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY MARCH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored Monday, January 20, across the country. Here in the Morongo Basin, the Twentynine Palms Bible Baptist Church will hold its annual march Monday under the theme of “Do the Right Thing.” Reporter Andrew Dieleman says everyone is invited…

The one-mile march celebrating the life and dreams of Martin Luther King Jr. starts promptly at 8 a.m. at Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road and ends at Palms Southern Baptist Church, 5285 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms. At 9 a.m., following the march, will be a program with local speakers, music, and free refreshments. The public is invited to join in the march and attend the program. For more information on the event, contact Sylvia Matthews at sylviamatthews63@gmail.com.

MOST GOVERNMENT OFFICES CLOSED TODAY FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

Government offices, banks, schools, and post offices will be closed today, Monday, January 21, in observance of Martin Luther King Junior Day. Copper Mountain College will resume its normal operating hours at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22.

ANNUAL MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY MARCH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

ANNUAL MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY MARCH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored tomorrow, January 21, across the country and here in the Morongo Basin in Twentynine Palms. To commemorate Martin Luther King Junior’s birthday, the Twentynine Palms Bible Baptist Church will hold its annual march Monday under the theme of “One Nation.” The one-mile march celebration starts promptly at 8 a.m. at Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road and ends at Palms Southern Baptist Church, 5285 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms. Following the march will be a program with local speakers, music, and free refreshments. Speakers will include 29 Palms Baptist Church Pastor Melvin Hagan, New Testament Baptist Church Pastor Bill Pasquini, and Palms Baptist Church Pastor David Squires. Performers include The Luminators, Hunter & The Wicked, and the Spirit and Truth Worship Christian Center Praise Team. A full list of speakers and performers is available below. The public is invited to join in the march and attend the program.

Speakers:
Layton Matthews – 29 Palms Bible Baptist Church
Reverend Bryan Oakley – 29 Palms Ministerial Association
Pastor David Squires – Palms Baptist Church
Pastor Bill Pasquini – New Testament Baptist Church
Pastor LeeAnn Clarke – 29 Palms Ministerial Association
Bishop Perry Ford – Spirit & Truth Worship Center Church
Pastor Melvin Hagan – 29 Palms Bible Baptist Church
Pastor Faaaliga Faaaliga – Born Again Ministries
Steven Bilderain – 29 Palms Mayor
McArthur Wright – 29 Palms Council Member
Karmolette O’Gilvie – 29 Palms Council Member

Performers:
Wanania Gourgel – Clarinet
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Filipino Choir
The Luminators
Hunter & The Wicked
Spirit and Truth Worship Center Church Praise Team
Shanna
Palm Baptist Church Praise Team