Prayer rally features niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Prayer rally features niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Lots of events going on this weekend to get Dougherty County kids ready for the first day of classes.
Saturday night, Pastor Antonio Screen hosted a prayer rally to pray for students and the school system.
They also hosted a back to school event, and gave away free supplies.
Young folks got to hear from the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior

"I'm trying to get people to see that prayer is not just what we do, buts it who we are. So I think if you do that over a period of time you'll start gaining that understand that this is something you should do daily, not just one time," says Senior Pastor Antonio Screen.

"In there lifetime they served the community and they loved the community, so I guess its in my blood just to serve and to help," says Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King.

The first day of classes for Dougherty County is Wednesday August the 5th.

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -
Copyright 2015 WALB.  All rights reserved.