CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Martin Luther King Jr. Male Chorus members celebrated their 20th anniversary on Sunday by doing what they do best — singing.
The group of around 30, ranging from ages 20 to 90, performed at the Charleston First Church of the Nazarene.
Harry Stewart Jr. has been a member since the group was founded 20 years ago.
Stewart said his favorite aspect of the group is not the music, but the fellowship.
“You can’t beat getting a group of Christian men together on one accord,” Stewart said.
The group started in January 1996, when a group of men were recruited to sing as part of a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. While the celebration was nothing new, the group of men felt something special and decided to form a group to help keep King’s dream alive.
Since then, the group has performed all over the United States, and has performed for the president twice…