The annual Howard Thurman Homily is the King & Faith Series' keynote address.
The Howard Thurman Homily is a significant annual service held at The Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples in San Francisco, organized by the Northern California Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Foundation. This service pays tribute to the influential theologian and civil rights leader, Howard Thurman, known for his impact on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Over the years, this event has featured a distinguished roster of speakers, each sharing their insights on the intersection of faith, social justice, and the enduring legacy of Howard Thurman. Past speakers have included prominent civil rights activists, theologians, and community leaders who have drawn inspiration from Thurman's teachings. These speakers have eloquently addressed pressing issues of our time, invoking the spirit of Thurman and King in their calls for justice, equality, and unity.
The Howard Thurman Homily serves as a beacon of hope and a reminder of the enduring power of faith in the pursuit of social change, carrying forward the legacies of both Howard Thurman and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Watch the 2023 Howard Thurman Homily address by Dr. Tracey E. Hucks here.
The Howard Thurman Homily takes place annually on the Sunday before the Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday at the Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples (Fellowship Church) in San Francisco and is a partnership between the NorcalMLK Foundation and Fellowship Church.