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Martin Luther King, Jr. Worship Service

Martin Luther King, Jr. Worship Service, Sunday, Jan. 17, 6 p.m., Mount Zion Baptist Church,  47 Eagle St., Asheville

The Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Asheville and Buncombe County will host its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Worship Service Sunday. The event will feature guest minister William Dwight McKissic, senior pastor at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington, Texas. The Rev. Keith Ogden of Hill Street Baptist Church and the Rev. John H. Grant of Mount Zion Baptist Church will also speak. The service begins at 6 p.m. at Mount Zion.

The 35th Annual Prayer Breakfast

The MLK Association of Asheville and Buncombe County will observe the 35th annual Prayer Breakfast Saturday with a gala celebration at the Crowne Plaza Resort Conference Center at 8:30 a.m. Asheville native Rodney Johnson, a retired college basketball coach, will be the keynote speaker. Advance tickets are no longer available, however some will be available at the door on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tickets are $30 each.