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MLK 2019

James Lawson

“When you are a child of God … you try thereby to imitate Jesus … you recognize that even the enemy has a spark of God in them, has been made in the image of God and therefore needs to be treated as you, yourself, want to be treated.” James Lawson One of James Lawson’s early memories was the day … Read More 


John Lewis

“The movement created what I like to call a nonviolent revolution …. It was love at its best. That you beat me, you arrest me, you take me to jail, you almost kill me, but in spite of that, I’m gonna still love you.” John Lewis John Lewis was a theology student in Nashville when he began attending workshops on … Read More 


Jonathan Daniels

“I think it was when I got tear-gassed leading a march in Camden that I began to change. I saw that the men who came at me were themselves not free …. I began to discover a new freedom in the cross—freedom to love the enemy and in that freedom to will and to try to set him free.” Jonathan … Read More 


Prathia Hall

“As God’s child … I am everything that I’m supposed to be. It may cost my job, it may cost my life, but I want to be free, and I want my children to be free. So I’m going down to the courthouse, and I’m going to sign my name. And I’m going to trust God to take me there, … Read More 


Joan Trumpauer Mulholland

“The worst thing they could have done was kill us. Once you accept that—and faith teaches us that there are better things to come after death—then there is nothing to worry about.” Joan Trumpauer Mulholland As a Southern white woman and the daughter of segregationists, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland was an unlikely activist, but she couldn’t reconcile Jesus’ words to “do … Read More 


Fannie Lou Hamer

“We are not fighting against these people because we hate them, but we are fighting these people because we love them and we’re the only thing that can save them now.” Fannie Lou Hamer Fannie Lou Hamer was the youngest of twenty children in a family of sharecroppers. At age six, she started picking cotton and worked as a sharecropper … Read More 


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"We have been podrishioners for several months. Our daughter, son-in-law and grandkids moved back to California after living in MN for 10 years. They attended Woodland Hills for about a year before they moved. Now we all go to the beach together on Thursdays, come home and have dinner together, then we watch last Sunday’s sermon together. It is a special day for our family."

– Dale and Patricia, from California