Our 33rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Peacemaker Celebration, January 21, 2019

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The Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Peacemaker Award Sponsored by the Church of the Crossroads

Church of the Crossroads is pleased to announce this year's (2019) recipient of the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Peacemaker Award: The Institute for Human Services (IHS).

IHS began in 1978 by Father Claude DuTeil as the Peanut Butter Ministry and offered sandwiches, coffee, and compassion to homeless people in Honolulu. IHS built its first shelter in 1986, providing for 250 to 300 men, women and/or children per night.

In 1997, a second shelter for women and children opened on Kaaahi Street. 

The public is invited to attend

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Service and Celebration

January 21 at 7:00 pm

Church of the Crossroads
1212 University Ave.

Please download the announcement as a PDF

Please call 808 949.2220 for more information

Recent honorees include:

John Witeck, lifelong advocate of social justice and original founder of the Hawaii People’s Fund

Patricia McManaman, attorney, community leader and government executive;

Henry Curtis and Kat Brady, of Life of the Land;

and Ellen Godbey Carson, civil rights advocate and community leader