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Notes of Rest for MLK Day

Location: First United Methodist Church of Oak Park, 324 N. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302

Notes Of Rest For Martin Luther King Day

Northern Ilinois Conference of the United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Foundation of the Northern Illinois Conference present:

Notes of Rest for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Presented by Julian Davis Reid

Sunday, January 15, 2023 at 4:00 pm
at First UMC of Oak Park

324 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302

Join us in highlighting how rest can fuel and re-charge Dr. King's dream of the Beloved Community and the quest for justice. Reflections will be set to music.

Event is open to the public.

A freewill offering to be taken to benefit World Relief- Chicagoland.


Julian Davis Reid

Julian Davis Reid

Notes of Rest is a contemplative retreat that places meditations from a passage of the Bible on a bed of music, cultivating stillness, introspection, and creativity in communities so that all may rest.

Julian Davis Reid is an artist-theologian who uses words and music to invite us into the restful life we were created to experience.  He is a founding member of the jazz-fusion group The JuJu Exchange and hosts spiritual retreats called Notes of Rest.  Julian has spoken throughout the country and around the world, and he has released three studio albums.  He earned his M. Div. at Candler School of Theology at Emory University and his B.A. in philosophy at Yale University. 

For more on Julian and samples of his work, click here.

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