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Resources for commemorating Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday

On prayer&politiks' website

• “Hear this, O People of the Dream,” a litany for worship commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

• “Dream On: Martin Luther King Jr., the Beloved Community and post-holiday resolve

• “Faithful Witness: The testimony of Scripture and of Martin Luther King Jr.” a collection of texts

• “Martin Luther King's birthday commemoration,” a litany for worship

• “We, too, have a dream,” a litany for worship commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday 

• “When the dream gets a bit dreamy,” on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s ‘Beyond Vietnam’ speech

• “Prayers of Martin Luther King Jr.,” a brief collection compiled by Nancy Hastings Sehested

• “Dr. King didn’t do everything: We miss the significance of the Civil Rights Movement if we attribute everything to Dr. King"

• “Write the vision, make it plain,” a sermon on Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday

• “Hold Fast to Dreams: Defaulting on the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,” lecture for a theological conference 

• “Prettifying Prophets: A Martin Luther King Jr. birthday remembrance

• “Litany for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

• “Martin Luther King Jr. in Cuba: A Cuban pastor's story of King's influence,” Rev. Francisco Rodés

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