In 2006, the keynote address was delivered by the Rev. Dr. Harold T. Lewis, Rector, Calvary Episcopal Church in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. The sermon at the Holy Eucharist was delivered by the Very Rev. Robert C. Wright, a graduate of the Seminary in 1998 and Rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Atlanta, Georgia.
On April 4th, 2007, the guest preacher and lecturer was the Rt. Rev. Michael B. Curry, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina. Bishop Curry has a national preaching and teaching ministry, and is a frequent speaker at conferences around the country.
The 2008 guest lecturer and preacher was the Rev. Dr. Renita J. Weems, who is a nationally-renowned theologian, biblical scholar and an ordained elder in the African Methodist Church. Dr. Weems has served on the faculties of Vanderbilt Univeristy and Spelman College and is the author of several books.
The 2009 guest lecturer was Alton B. Pollard III, Ph.d., dean and professor of Religion and Culture of Howard University School of Divinity, who spoke on the Role of the Black Church in American Society Today. The panel discussion included the Rev. Dr. Kortright Davis, professor of Theology at Howard University School of Divinity; Dr. Rosemary Gooden, lecturer at Seabury-Western Theological Seminary and visiting professor at Virginia Seminary; Dr. Judy Fentress-Williams, professor of Old Testament at Virginia Seminary; and was moderated by the Rev. Vincent P. Harris, rector of St. George’s Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C. Later in the evening, the Howard Gospel Choir performed songs of worship and praise.
The Rev. Dr. E. Gail Anderson Holness, Pastor, Christ Our Redeemer AME Church, Washington, DC, spoke on April 15, 2010 on the topic "African Americans Overlooked - Haitians Marginalized - The Spirit of Dr. King in the Midst Thereof."
The Rt. Rev. Arthur B. Williams, Jr. and The Rev. Dr. Grainger Browning, Jr. both participated on April 4 and 5, 2011 and in 2012, the Rt. Rev. Wendell Gibbs, Jr. and the Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas participated in the MLK Remembrance on April 16.