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Resources for Martin Luther King Day and

Race Relations Sunday

In faithful witness to the love of Christ, the church is committed to confronting the ideology of racism and racial oppression, working to overcome racism with prayer, discernment and worship-based action. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Race Relations Sunday provide opportunities to celebrate the diversity of God's family. Use the worship resources provided below as you plan celebrations in your congregation.

Martin Luther King Day worship resources

The Presbyterian Peacemaking Program makes available worship resources for a number of holidays that have dimensions of peace and justice. These resources for Martin Luther King Day may also be used for worship services on themes of race relations.

Martin Luther King Day Liturgy  
Order of worship drawn from the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other sources.


MLK Chronology  
A chronology of important events in the life of Dr. King.


Race Relations Sunday

Minute for Mission  

A prayer and reflection resource that honors the ordination of racial ethnic women.


Reformadores de Justicia  

This sermon by the Rev. Mauricio Chacón celebrates the legacy of Rosa Parks in relation to the Protestant reformers.  In Spanish only.


 Worship Resources on Cultural Diversity and Racism

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