On Saturday, Jan. 18, Marilyn Sanders Mobley, vice president for the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity, was the keynote speaker at the annual Portage County NAACP Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast.
Her talk, “Two Men, One Dream, Our Challenge,” focused on the connections between the work of King and the late South African leader Nelson Mandela.
Mobley also gave the opening sermon for the Black History Month Celebration at Church of the Covenant on Sunday, Feb. 2. Her sermon title was “The Beloved Community: A Divine Assignment.” Following the sermon, she led an after-service forum titled “Living Our Faith in a Cynical World: Sustaining the Beloved Community.”