Thousands expected to fill Veterans Memorial Stadium for “A Night Of Unity”

Unite Mississippi

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Jackson will be the destination for thousands this weekends as an event takes place to bring the state together.

Unite Mississippi’s “A Night of Unity” is bringing together several denominations for an evening full of spiritual entertainment and it’s all happening Saturday at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium in Jackson.

Unite Mississippi’s “A Night of Unity” is bringing together several denominations for an evening full of spiritual entertainment. Source: WLBT
Unite Mississippi’s “A Night of Unity” is bringing together several denominations for an evening full of spiritual entertainment. Source: WLBT

“We hope this will become infectious in a very positive way," said Unite Mississippi Deputy Director Larry Nicks. ""That people will look at this as a model."

The stage is being set at Veteran's Memorial Stadium.

With featured speaker Dr. Tony Evans and performances by The Mississippi Mass Choir, an estimated 50,000 are expected to be in attendance.

“Security is heavy," added Nicks. "We want people to know they’re going to be safe but if you’re not familiar with the clear bag policy, that simply means that security will check your bags. There needs to be a minimum you bring in the stadium.”

A clear bag policy will be in place. Coolers, umbrellas, backpacks or large bags will not be allowed in the stadium.

Women can bring bring small purses, and clear freezer bags are permitted.

Free shuttle service to the event will be provided from Smith Wills Stadium, The Jackson Medical Mall, First Baptist Church Jackson and First Presbyterian Church.

Roadway signs will also be implemented to guide people into this inaugural event.

“It’s going to be a massive extraordinary evening at veterans memorial,” said Nicks.

For a full list of shuttle pick up and parking sites or more information on “A Night Of Unity” CLICK HERE.

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