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**MEDIA ADVISORY**
$20 MILLION FAMILY LIFE CENTER GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY MAY 13TH
63,000 square foot community-focused Family Life Center conceived by First Baptist Church of Glenarden to break ground with invited community leaders

Upper Marlboro, MD – Community leaders, collaborative partners and a host of friends will gather for the groundbreaking ceremony of First Baptist Church of Glenarden’s first-ever Family Life Center on Friday, May 13, 2016, at 7 p.m.

The $20 million Family Life Center is designed by Grimm and Parker. The center will utilize renewable energy with 50 percent power sourced from a new solar farm and will feature three indoor basketball courts with performance platforms, an indoor running track, fitness room and three multi-purpose conference rooms.

First Baptist Church of Glenarden, led by Pastor John K. Jenkins Sr. is a vibrant, Bible-based church located on three campuses in Prince George’s County, Maryland. With more than 11,000 active members, FBCG is one of the largest congregations in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. It has impacted both local and global communities through its 100-plus ministries, outreach and educational programs.

WHAT:
Ground breaking ceremony for Family Life Center on the 160-acre campus of First Baptist of Glenarden.

WHO:
Collaborative partners
Community leaders
Friends and members of First Baptist Church of Glenarden

WHEN:
Friday, May 13, 2016
6:45 p.m. Photo opportunities and interviews
7:00 p.m. Musical Selection
7:05 p.m. Greeting & Prayer – Pastor John K. Jenkins Sr.
7:10 p.m. Break Ground (shoveling)
7:21 p.m. Remarks & Benediction – Pastor John K. Jenkins Sr.

WHERE:
First Baptist Church of Glenarden, Worship Center, 600 Watkins Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774.

Media Contact:
Sonji Joyner
(240) 532-7875 office

Rae Parker
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