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Congregation Sha'are Shalom, 19357 Evergreen Mills Road, Leesburg, will hold a discussion titled "Relearning Heschel, Rebirthing King, Re-Inaugurating America: Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Day," Friday, Jan. 16, 6:30-7:15 p.m. The erev Shabbat service will follow at 7:30 p.m. Child care provided. Free. Visit www.sha-areshalom.org.
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Loudoun, 20460 Gleedsville Road, Leesburg, will honor Dr. Martin Luther King and other martyrs of the civil rights movement with a special service called "Something Worth Standing For." The Jan. 18, 10 a.m. service will be dedicated to the legacy of these brave and pioneering people. Visit www.uuloudoun.org or call 703-737-7644.