35th Annual Commemoration, Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Reflections on Accountability

Video Premiere: Monday, January 17, 1:00 pm

Many of us watched the trial and conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd and shared a renewed national commitment of leaders and citizens to engage in the work of dismantling systemic racism. Thus, our theme for this year’s King Holiday service will focus on accountability and its connection to justice.

Please join us for a video presentation on Monday, January 17, 2022, at 1:00 pm for our 35th annual service honoring the life and legacy of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther, King, Jr.

Featured speakers include The Rev. Cheryl Harris, poet Christopher E. Johnson, municipal leaders from the Greater Attleboro community, plus musical performances of the Brockton High School Choir and soloist Christopher Gillard.

Watch the service on any of these platforms:

Please consider making a donation to support the ongoing efforts of our committee. We are a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, established in 1988 by local volunteers.

Organized by The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Committee of Greater Attleboro

Anti-Racism

Black Lives Matter

Join the Conversation – more opportunities to learn more about the experience of people of color and to do better in conversations about color and race.

We will continue our journey of listening & learning, of asking & understanding. Please check our Church News page. More conversation opportunities will be posted in the Murray Notes Newsletter.

We will grow together.  We join together to move ourselves, our community and our world to better realize our UU Principles and to create greater opportunity for all of u.

Hanging the Black Lives Matter Banner

November 18, 2018

We hung our Black Lives Matter banner on Sunday, November 18, 2018, as a statement of our religious values, and to encourage all in the community to “Join the Conversation.”

Several elected officials joined us as we unveiled our Black Lives Matter banner. From left: Rev. Gretchen, State Representative Jim Hawkins, State Senator-Elect Becca Rausch, Social Concerns Chair Bruce Field, and State Senator Paul Feeney.

Church News and Updates

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Sunday, May 22

All Living Beings Deserve Our Respect and Care Murrayites of all ages are invited to join us for Youth Sunday on May 22 when you will be inspired by the wisdom and talents of our teens. The theme of the service is “Respecting All Living Beings” and...

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