St. Mark A.M.E Zion Church will be celebrating its 97th anniversary. The theme is "Remembering the Past, Rejoicing for the Future." This three day event begins April 19 with a Celestial Choir Concert featuring Patrice Mack and the Voices of Love, an extraordinary community choir from Gary. April 20 features the Ministry Awards Banquet which begins at 5 p.m. The April 21 service begins at 10 a.m. and will feature Rev. Dr. Eleazar Merriweather, from St. Paul A.M.E Zion Church in Detroit.