Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail

Martin Luther King, Jr. was jailed on April 12, 1963 for his leadership of non-violent civil disobedience against racism in Birmingham, Alabama. A group of eight white Alabama clergymen published an article titled “A Call for Unity,” critical of Dr. King and his nonviolent methods. King responded with an open letter written from his jail cell, pointing out that “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Dave Chapman will discuss the importance of Dr. King’s letter and how it informs his understanding of the responsibilities of spiritual leaders in social and political matters in the United States.

Take the Weight as it Comes

Mike Holliday intrigued us in July of last year with his service on “The Color of Light.” A singer/songwriter from Pottstown, he has traveled extensively across the Eastern half of the United States sharing songs and stories inspired by his travels. He returns to TPUUF this year with “Take the Weight as it Comes,” a message focusing on the nature of trust.