Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.


January 18, 2019

Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on April 4, 2018, to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Photo: Reuters

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January 17, 2019

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is scheduled to participate in a panel discussion during Unsung Champions of Civil Rights from MLK to Today at the Apollo Theater, part of the Uptown Hall series, on Sunday, January 20 at 3:00 pm EST.  This event will be live-streamed.

The Apollo Theater...

April 4, 2018

By: The Rev. Canon Dr. Fred Vergara

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the martyrdom of Martin Luther King, Jr., the greatest civil rights leader America has ever produced. He was cut down by an assassin’s bullet on April 4, 1968, just four days after preaching at the National (Episcopal) Cathedral in Washington DC where he...

March 28, 2018

Diocese of Atlanta Bishop Robert C. Wright speaks to clergy and laity at a renewal of vows services held at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Photo: Diocese of Atlanta

[Diocese of Atlanta] Clergy and laity of the Diocese of Atlanta gathered this...

January 16, 2017

Hundreds of worshippers packed the Westchester Lutheran Church in Los Angeles to celebrate King’s birthday. Photo: Robert Howe.

[Episcopal News Service – Los Angeles] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry invoked the prophet Isaiah and Robert Fulghum’s, “Everything I...

August 27, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of New York] A pastoral letter from the bishop of New York on the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech.

My dear brothers and sisters,

Today America commemorates and celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the speech given...

January 12, 2012

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is located in West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C., southwest of the National Mall, opened to the public on Aug. 22, 2011, after more than two decades of planning, fund-raising and construction. Photo/National Park Service


January 4, 2012

[Washington National Cathedral] On Monday, January 16, Washington National Cathedral will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a presentation of “King In Our Midst,” a celebration of service, song and spoken word. This year the Cathedral will present the 14th annual concert...

January 13, 2011

"If one member suffers, all suffer together with it; if one member is honored, all rejoice together with it." -- 1 Cor. 12:26.

January is a very dreary month and we can all use a break.

Twenty-five years have passed and "Martin Luther King, Jr. Day" has slipped into the rotation...

January 18, 2010

"Martin Luther King"s ministry was focused on liberating the people of these United States, but his message pointed toward the universal liberation of all people, all God"s children, here and around the globe," Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said in honor of the...