A parade beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, followed by a block party will officially kick off a year-long celebration of the 150th anniversary of St. Rest Baptist Church.
The Rev. Benjamin Martin, pastor of St. Rest, said the parade would leave from the B.F. Martin Community Life Center on B.F. Martin Dr., travel to Mignon Street then to Talton Street. From Talton Street. the route will continue to Martin Luther King Drive, turn onto East Street, continue to the intersection of Talton and Carolina streets and return to the church.
Martin said the parade’s route was carefully selected with