America's Sunday Supper event coming up Jan. 18

Inspired by Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision of people of diverse backgrounds interacting on personal levels, America's Sunday Supper encourages people to share a meal and discuss issues that affect their communities, to increase racial and cultural understanding and, to promote unity.

The President's Interfaith & Community Service Campus Challenge will host an America's Sunday Supper at on Jan. 18 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Starkville. A discussion on interfaith and hunger will begin at 4 p.m. with the dinner to follow shortly after.

Individuals interested in attending are encouraged to volunteer at a local food pantry during MLK Week. For a list of projects and instructions on how to sign up, please visit

For more information about the America's Sunday Supper or any MLK Week service events, contact Mississippi State University's Maroon Volunteer Center at 662-325-2208 or

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 12:00 am