Unity Choir to honor memory of Martin Luther King Jr. in concert

The concert will take place on Friday, Jan. 13 at Congregation M’kor Shalom in Cherry Hill.

The 80-members Unity Choir will honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 13 with a special concert. The concert will be held at Congregation M’kor Shalom in Cherry Hill beginning at 8 p.m.

Demonstrating the power of unity, synagogue and Baptist choir members will send a message of peace and love throughout the service to honor King’s memory. More than 80 choir members and musicians present music with positive inspirational messages as part of the Friday night service at M’kor Shalom.

This is the 14th time in 13 years that the Unity Choir has presented music that brings great joy and contagious spirit to everyone in attendance. They sing music that ranges from popular songs like “What the World Needs Now” by Hal David and Burt Bacharach to the most high-spirited Gospel music, stimulating songs of freedom and uplifting Jewish folk music.

The choir is conducted by cantor Anita Hochman along with her colleagues and friends, the inspirational and gifted Beverly Collins, Evelyn Thomas and Donavon Soumas.

There is no charge to attend the service. All are welcome. For more information, visi www.mkorshalom.org or call (856) 424–4220.