Ebenezer Baptist Church celebrates 125 years

The Rev. Calvin O. Butts III of New York's The Abyssinian Baptist Church will be the speaker at  Ebenezer Baptist Church as it celebrates its  125th  anniversary.

The church will have a combined 11 a.m. worship service in the Horizon Sanctuary, 400 Auburn Avenue NE.

Rep. John Lewis , D-Atlanta , who recently received the Presidential Medal Of Freedom, will receive a special honor for his dedication racial equality. Also being honored is  state Sen. Leroy Johnson, who is chairman of the church's board of trustees.

During the service, the Rev. Raphael G. Warnock, the church's senior pastor, will unveil a work by  Donald Bermudez commemorating Ebenezer's history.