Sanders Brown Center

Mary Meehan

The church choir in bright blue robes swayed and testified on a hot summer Sunday.

Pastor Anthony Everett, in his own robe of orange and brown, preached to his “saints” of Wesley United Methodist Church and they called back their approval with a staggered chorus of “Amen!”

Lexington is being used as the launching pad for “Memory Sunday”, a national event scheduled later this month. 

The program, aimed at increasing Alzheimer’s disease awareness among African Americans, is spearheaded by the organization Balm in Gilead.