Today we honor Rev. Dr. Luther Holland, M.Div. ‘ 70, a retired United Church of …


Today we honor Rev. Dr. Luther Holland, M.Div. ‘ 70, a retired United Church of Christ (UCC) pastor and freedom fighter. Rev. Dr. Holland was active in the civil rights movement, attending the March on Washington as a youth leader of the Jamaica, N.Y. NAACP and he spent his 20th birthday marching across the Edmund Pettis Bridge in Selma. In his 50 years as part of the UCC church, he has focused on moving the denomination to a more inclusive community. In addition, Rev. Dr. Holland was a founding member of the Ministers for Racial, Social and Economic Justice and United Black Christians in the UCC.#utsblackhistory
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