Memory Sabbath & Memory Sunday6/11/20226/12/2022All Day
Memory Sunday is an annual event typically scheduled on the second Sunday in June. Memory Sabbath occurs one day earlier.
On Memory Sabbath and Memory Sunday, faith communities serving African Americans provide education on Alzheimer’s: prevention, treatment, research studies, and caregiving. As plans are established, participating faith communities will be listed here.
Memory Sunday is an initiative of the National Brain Health Center for African Americans, founded by The Balm In Gilead, which provides support to faith communities and other institutions that work to eliminate health disparities.
Read “A Faithful Approach to Increasing Awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease” in the June 2022 issue of AgeWise King County and “Memory Sunday Focuses on Brain Health, Caregiving” in the June 2021 issue.
In 2022, the following faith communities are participating in Memory Sunday or Memory Sabbath:
- Emerald City Bible Fellowship
- Emerald City Community SDA
- First AME Church
- Grace United Methodist Church
- Immaculate Conception Church
- Kingdom Christian Center
- Madrona Grace Presbyterian Church
- Maranatha Adventist Church
- Mount Zion Baptist Church
- New Hope Baptist Church
- Paradise Missionary Baptist Church
- Primm Tabernacle AME Church
- Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church
- Truevine of Holiness Missionary Baptist Church
- Walker Chapel AME Church
For more information about Memory Sunday in Seattle-King County and for handouts and other resources, e-mail ADS planner Karen Winston (Karen.Winston@seattle.gov).