By: Rev'd Dr. Johnny Jeffords
“We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there ‘is’ such a thing as being too late. This is no time for apathy or complacency. This is a time for vigorous and positive action.” -- Rev’d Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Rev’d Dr. King spoke these words at the Riverside Church in New York City on April 4, 1967, one year to the day before he was murdered in Memphis. Driven by the inner voice rising in him, he spoke at a gathering of clergy and laity about the Vietnam War.Learn more
By: Rev'd Rebekah Gienapp
Frederick Douglass once wrote that “once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” Being able to read well is crucial to children’s future success. It also opens their hearts, minds, and souls to new possibilities!
Here at St. John’s, we have three primary ways that we support children’s literacy.Learn more