SPADY MUSEUM EVENT: The True Worship ensemble and actor Tiffany Terrell are among the entertainment and speakers who will tie the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historical dream to the work being done today as the event returns to the Indian Spring Country Club on Jan. 15. PHOTOS COURTESY OF MASTERWING CREATIVE AGENCY

“Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope.”

-Martin Luther King, Jr.

Staff Report

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum will welcome a dynamic pastor, choir, and theatrical performer, to create an energetic tribute for its upcoming Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, Jan. 15, 10 a.m. – noon at the Indian Spring Country Club, 11501 El Clair Ranch Rd., Boynton Beach.

Keynote speaker The Rev. Toby T. Philpart is senior pastor of the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in West Palm Beach. Philpart, who has actively served in the ministry for 32 years, was ordained as a gospel minister in 1988, and in 1992 was called to pastor New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Fort Pierce where he served for 20 years.

For the musical element, the program will feature ensemble True Worship, a group of motivated men and women who spiritually encourage brothers and sisters as well as ministers in truth and in spirit through song.

Rounding out the program, actor Tiffany Terrell and pianist Mikael Darmanie will perform a scene from the music theatre piece “Unbought.” The scene portrays Shirley Chisholm, the first African American in the U.S. Congress and the first African American woman to run for president, with the text based on one of Chisholm’s inspiring speeches.

The Spady Museum’s signature community event also features other guest speakers and a full breakfast buffet. Tickets are $45 per person, $500 per table, available at For other information call 561-2798883 or email

“We’re extremely proud of how the Brunch has evolved into a full-fledged celebration of Dr. King’s work and vision,” said Spady Museum Director Charlene Farrington. “Every year, the community comes together and pays homage to the work that has been done and the work still to be completed toward realizing an equitable society for all. The Spady Museum is proud to be a convener of such ideas and plans in South Florida. It’s not only a great event, it’s a great moment for all involved.”

Event sponsors include the Delray Beach Redevelopment Agency, state of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, Palm Beach County, Tourist Development Council, and Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.

The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum at 170 NW Fifth Ave. in Delray Beach is dedicated to showcasing the contributions of African-, Caribbean- and Bahamian-Americans to Florida and the U.S. Programs include exhibitions, museum tours, and community events. Hours are 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; Mondays by appointment; closed Sundays. Admission is $10, members free.

For more information, call 561-2798883 or visit