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Prayer for Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday
by Kathleen Rolenz
... decision,-- crucial and aloneWe are grateful to be together this morning.We gather especially to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. but not only ...
MLK Day Prayer
by Paul S. Sawyer
... time of war and destruction, we call to our minds today the life of a man of peace, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.We pray that like Dr. King, we may have the courage to live our convictions even ...
Prayer for Martin Luther King, Jr., Sunday
by Wayne B. Arnason
... cannot live fully if we are for ourselves alone. We gather in thanks for the life and ministry of Martin Luther King Jr., not because we wish to worship him as a saint, but because we wish to embody his ...
Dream A Have You Do?
by Gary Kowalski
... Tom’s Cabin,” New York choreographer/dancer Bill T. Jones includes a backwards broadcast of Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech: Last At Free Are We. Almighty God ...
We shall overcome
by Jonalu Johnstone
We shall overcome.When we can truly celebrate the diversity of contributions and talents offered by all people, we shall overcome hatred and prejudice and oppression.When we can truly extend our hands ...
Calling Out The Dream
by Kathy Duhon
We are celebrating the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. this weekend, and I must admit that this is the first time I don’t feel as called to speak about him. Martin called out the dreams of his ...
Prayer for MLK Sunday or Marches
by Audette Fulbright Fulson
... names—We gather once again to rejoice in the light offered to the world by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His walk on this earth was a gift to generations, and today, we give thanks for that ...
Prayer for MLK Sunday or Marches
by Audette Fulbright Fulson
... day of joy and justice. We gather to rally again in the name of a child of God, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a man who taught us to stand up and to stay standing in the face of fear and injustice. ...
The Challenge of Hope
by Elizabeth M. Strong
... Bill of Rights that affirms that all men are created equal. We are not yet to the place that Martin Luther King, Jr. dreamed of when he spoke in Washington, DC, on August 28, 1963, saying “I have ...
Dreams of Our Nation
by Marie E. deYoung
... of two national events. We honor the inspirational spiritual leadership of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, who moved our nation to greater equality of opportunity during the historic Civil Rights ...
by Sarah Movius Schurr
... Perhaps your Immanuel is a political leader, standing for the rights of the oppressed—a Martin Luther King, a Gandhi, a Mother Jones. Perhaps in their work with people you feel God is with ...
The Death of American Innocence
by Tess Baumberger
... owner,it died in the Middle Passage.It died with every civil rights activist beaten or killed,with Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and the Black Panthersit died in Montgomery and Selma and Little Rock.It ...
Bending Toward Justice: One More Step
by Paul R. Beedle
... said "men." That was true within the lifetimes of many of us here. Many of us here remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr giving a speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC—most of us ...
The Inauguration of a New Day
by Brent A. Smith
... this culture has dwelt in grief over the loss of great lives in the murders of John Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Bobby Kennedy, and others. We have dwelt in grief over the loss of faith in humanity and ...
Standing on the Side of Love
by Fred Small
... standing on the side of love.When Unitarian Universalist minister Jim Reeb heeded the call of Martin Luther King Jr. to Selma, AL, and was bludgeoned to death by racists, he was standing on the side of ...
Remaining Awake Through A Great Revolution
by Scott Sammler-Michael
In his History of Liberal Theology, Dr Gary Dorrien from Union Seminary places Rev Martin Luther King, Jr., in the same chapter as James Luther Adams, the great Unitarian Theologian from the twentieth ...
Lessons from the Kwanzaa Candles
by Gail Forsyth-Vail
This service is best done between Kwanzaa and Martin Luther King Day. The worship table is set up to clearly suggest Kwanzaa, although it does not have to have all of the elements of Kwanzaa on it. I used ...
We Have a Dream
by Jonathan Craig
... dreams for the future, and make those dreams collective dreams, Based on the most famous line Dr. Martin Luther King's most famous speech.Materials Involved: Chalice/AltarDetails: Set up a chalice or ...
MLK Jr.: Lessons in Leadership
by Anthony David
... mutuality.” He said, “I have a dream.”Monday, we celebrate this great man, Martin Luther King, Jr. And then comes Tuesday. On Tuesday--not far from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, ...
The King Legacy: A Call for Creative Maladjustment
by Sara Campbell
... children to have armed guards so they could go to school.And now it is 2004—40 years since Martin Luther King, Jr. stood at the Lincoln Memorial and declared his dream that someday his children ...
Unitarian Confessional to the Ute Indians
by Nathan C. Walker
... Unitarian, Henry David Thoreau. That theory was non-violent civil disobedience. That student was Martin Luther King Jr. who later met his wife, Corretta, at a Unitarian church in Boston. These are but ...
Cautious Optimism, Wild Hope
by Sue Spencer
... convergence of events taking place this coming week: Tomorrow, the 80th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and on Tuesday the inauguration of America’s first black president, ...
Dirty Hands and Moving Feet
by Leaf Seligman
Tomorrow we commemorate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Fittingly, the inauguration of the first African American president will follow on Tuesday. If only Dr. King were alive to witness ...
Sharing a Journey
by Lisa Sargent
... his is a big week. As you've already heard, this week marks the annual holiday when we remember Martin Luther King and his work. It also marks the 33rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision ...
Spirit of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 2009
by Mark Ward
... that speech, he paid tribute to what he called “the Moses generation,” leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis, men and women, who, he said, for all their struggles, “didn’t ...
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