MLK, Jr., friend, colleague to preach at Hastings College Black History Month Service

The Reverend James D. Peters will provide the sermon for Hastings College’s Black History Month Chapel Service on Wednesday, February 20 at 10 a.m. in French Memorial Chapel (800 N. Turner Ave.) All are invited to the free service which will also feature the Hastings College Men’s Chorus.
Rev. Peters, who served as pastor to HC alum and Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock ’91, stood on the speakers’ platform during Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Dr. King and Rev. Peters were personal friends and colleagues. 
The public is also invited to worship with the college community at all other February chapel services held each Wednesday at 10 a.m. in French Memorial Chapel. The full schedule follows. 
February Chapel Worship Schedule
February 6 – The Rev. Peter Hazelrigg and the Hastings College Choir
The Rev. Hazelrigg is no stranger to Hastings College. His father, Jerry Hazelrigg, was the President of the Hastings College Foundation. He is an ordained Presbyterian minister, executive director of a nonprofit organization and an executive coach. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in mass communications from the University of Denver, a Master’s in counseling from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and his Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary.
The Rev. Hazelrigg is the keynote speaker for Winter Pastors School which brings more than 40 pastors to Hastings College for a week.
February 13 – Distribution of Ashes by the Rev. Joseph Walsh
As Lent begins, Father Walsh from St. Cecilia’s Parish will lead this annual ecumenical Ash Wednesday service. 
February 20 – Black History Month with the Rev. James D. Peters and the HC Men’s Chorus
February 27 – Randy Marx ’13 and the Chapel Worship Band
Randy Marx ’13 serves as co-chair of the Chapel Committee and co-chair of the Religious Organizations Committee. He is a senior, majoring in history and minoring in religion.

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