The Halifax County Business and Professional Council invite the public to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration program at First Baptist Church on Ferry Street in South Boston on Sunday.

The program will begin at 3 p.m.

Guest speaker is pastor Robert M. Tucker of Sunflower Baptist Church.

His choir and congregation will accompany him.

Tucker has been pastor of Sunflower Missionary Baptist Church for 18 years. He is a native and resident of Pittsylvania County, a graduate of Gretna High School and Averett University.

The theme of the program will be “Love is Power.”

Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Scott of Spanish Grove Baptist Church will serve as Master and Mistress of Ceremony.

Musical guests will include choirs from William Grove Baptist Church in Chase City and Sunflower Baptist Church in Nathalie.

The first ladies of Halifax County will serve as honorees.