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Welcome to the 16th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast and program on January 21, 2018.



We have filled our maximum seat capacity for the MLK Jr. Breakfast and can no longer offer this option on-line. There are plenty seats for the Program portion upstairs in the Sanctuary starting at 9:30am. Please call Martha Murray at 207 985-1411 if you wish to be on the wait list for potential openings due to cancellations.


Martin Luther King Jr. Presenting at the Washington D.C. gathering


The Rev. Jeffrey M. McIlwain, Pastor of the North Star AME Zion Church, Newington, NH, and Chaplain of the Cumberland County Jail, will give the keynote talk at this year’s breakfast honoring the Reverend, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


During his talk, Rev. McIlwain will draw on his 22 years of experience at the jail and his concerns about injustice. The audience will also hear him play bass and sing with the North Star Gospel Jazz Ensemble.


Rev. Jeffrey M. Mcllwain image





Rev. Jeff entered the ministry in 1992, when he served as Associate Minister at Green Memorial AME Zion Church in Portland, his home church. He volunteered at the jail for four years before becoming Chaplain in 2001. As Chaplain, he oversees 50 religious volunteers and ministers to the needs of the corrections staff as well as the inmates.








Tickets for the breakfast and program are $15 for adults and $5 for students.  Tickets for just the program are $10 for adults, free for students. Select the button above to get on-line tickets. To pay by check, call 207 985-1411. Breakfast is limited to the 1st 112 reservations, while the program is limited to an additional 120 participants.


First Parish side entrance will open at 8:30 a.m., and at 9:00 a.m., a hearty breakfast of quiche, sausages, veggie slaw, blueberry buckle, fruit, coffee and tea will be served. The program will be held in our historic 2nd floor sanctuary starting at about 9:45 a.m. A chair lift is available. Please arrive early to allow time for parking and check-in.

If we have a major storm, we will postpone the event to Saturday, January 26 at the same times. 

January 21st, 2019 9:00 AM   through   11:00 AM
KENNEBUNK, ME 04043-7036
Phone: 207-370-9858
Event Fee(s)
Regular admission, program only $ 10.00
Full-time student, program only $ 0.00
Regular admission, breakfast & program $ 15.00
Full-time student, breakfast & program $ 5.00

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