You are invited to join us for “We’ll Walk Hand in Hand: Embracing Radical Interfaith Organizing and Belonging,” Glide Memorial Church’s special celebrations honoring the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK).
Join us Sunday, January 14th at 9 and 11 am Pacific Time at 330 Ellis Street, or on Facebook Live or YouTube, for music, word, and justice-filled Celebrations and Day of Service and Action with GLIDE’s Center for Social Justice.
During our Celebrations, Minister Marvin K. White will preach, encouraging us to “pray with our feet,” and cultivate beloved community. The Change Band will delight us with music and the Glide Ensemble will be singing Civil Rights era songs that inspire and enlighten.
In Freedom Hall, starting at 10 am, we will be partnering with the Center for Social Justice on a Day of Action. First, from 10 am – 1 pm people will be able to take action as Justice Warriors, including letter signing to speak out against poverty tows and RV displacement. The Department of Elections will be providing Voter Registration and there will be opportunities to support voter outreach. Then, from 1-2:30 pm we collaborate with SF Refuse Refuse and the Department of Public Works to beautify the streets around GLIDE as we participate in community engagement.
Join us to honor Dr. King’s legacy and the dreams of every black child and marginalized voice. In our unity, service, and transformation, we weave a beloved community for black people and all. Our collective endeavor bridges divides and heals visible and invisible wounds. Together, we create lasting change, nurturing our communities with love, respect and dignity. This journey is for everyone, moving us towards a world where every life is equally honored.
The national MLK Day of Service was created in 1994 through federal legislation co-authored by former Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Harris Wofford and U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, both veterans of the Civil Rights Movement with Dr. King. This legislation was then signed into law by President Clinton. RSVP here to participate in the Day of Service and Action.