The theme of President-elect Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaWhat does the Preamble to the Constitution have to do with Build Back Better? White House underscores action amid violent crime streak Biden frustration with Fox News breaks through surface MORE's inauguration will be "Renewing America's Promise," the Presidential Inaugural Committee announced Wednesday, revealing more about the president-elect's schedule surrounding inauguration.

"At this moment of great challenge and great change, renewing the promise of America begins with renewing the idea that in America, we rise or fall as one nation and one people," Obama said in a statement. "That sense of unity and shared purpose is what this Inauguration will reflect."

Obama will also participate in service activities across Washington, D.C. on the Monday preceding his inauguration. That Monday, the Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday, comes the day before Obama is sworn in as the United States' first African-American president.

Obama and the to-be-inaugurated Vice President Joe Biden will participate in a prayer service on Wednesday.