The Alexandria church has become an international hub of spirituality that the pastor sees as the fulfillment of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of racial unity.
Jan. 22, 2012 Frank Obaro sings during worship service at the Peace Lutheran Church in Alexandria on Jan. 22. The congregation was mostly white when the church was built in 1957, but as the community changed, so did the church. Marvin Joseph/THE WASHINGTON POST Buy Photo