Dr. Martin Luther King Community Celebration

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at MidAmerica Nazarene Universtiy

Celebrate the 11th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration: Lights of Hope on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at MidAmerica Nazarene University, College Church of the Nazarene, 2020 E. Sheridan, Olathe, KS 66062. 

Featured speaker: Rev. Marvin Daniels
Rev. Marvin Daniels will be the event’s featured speaker, presenting thoughts on “Lights of Hope.”

Rev. Daniels is the Executive Director of The Hope Center, a community and youth development organization that exists to provide holistic (mind, body and soul) opportunities for the vulnerable to have hope and flourish. For the past 18 years, the Hope Center has served more than 500 families and 2,000 youth on Kansas City’s east side.  As a part of the Hope Center’s sustainable communities’ initiative, the Hope Center birthed a medical clinic--Hope Family Care Center; a charter school--Hope Leadership Academy, and housing and entrepreneurial initiatives. 

Rev. Daniels holds a Master of Education and accredited certifications in Urban Missiology, Mediation and Dispute Resolution and Youth Development in the Urban Context. He most recently served as Vice President of Leadership Development at Kids Across America (KAA), a Christian sports camp and youth development ministry. He is the founder of Beyond the Norm, a training program that provides transformational skills for transformational ministry. 

2017 Sponsors

Unity Commitment

Enterprise Holdings Foundation, Enterprise Rental
Olathe Medical Center

Faith Commitment

City of Olathe
Enterprise Bank & Trust 
Multicultural Ministries, Church of the Nazarene 
Olathe Chamber of Commerce
Precision Printing
Sprint Foundation

Hope Commitment

Johnson County NAACP
Kansas City District Church of the Nazarene 

Freedom Commitment

Schurle Signs, Inc.

Contact MNU

Main Campus
2030 E. College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899
Phone: 913.782.3750
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Santa Fe Commons Site
13563 South Mur-len Rd.
Olathe, KS 66062
Phone: 913.971.3800
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Liberty Site
105 N. Stewart Ct., Suite 210
Liberty, MO 64068
Phone: 816.407.3070
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Office Hours
Most University offices are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.