MLK Day Beloved Community Events for Shaker

MLK Day: Monday, January 17, 2022

Building a Beloved Community

There are many ways to honor the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this year! Learn more about his 6 Steps for Nonviolent Social Change then reflect on what you can do to help build a beloved community right here in Shaker Heights.

10:00 a.m. – 12:00/noon  DONATIONS DRIVE

Help support our fellow neighbors by donating an item in need to family-focused service organizations in our community. Drive by the Shaker Heights Middle School to drop off your donations curbside to a volunteer. More details can be found

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  IT STARTS WITH ME (virtual event)

You are invited to a viewing watch party from the comfort of your couch! Produced in partnership with the Shaker Schools Foundation and Shaker Schools Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Department, this short video will highlight Shaker students and community members to explore what it takes to build a beloved community every day of the year.  Tune in to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy and for local inspiration on how you can get involved! Link can be found at


Created by Shaker’s Student Group on Race Relations (SGORR), this learning guide will help you and your families learn more about Dr. King’s legacy. Plus, the additional book suggestions and online links included offer age appropriate ways to dig deeper into the content. To access your family’s copy of this digital learning guide


Facebook: Shaker Heights PTO Council, SGORR Community Classroom

Instagram: @shakerpto, @shakersgorr

Current Worship Situation

We will be worshipping online only on January 9 and 16.  We are hoping to return to in person worship later in the month and will provide an update each week.  When we do return we will ask that anyone who not vaccinated, is feeling ill, believes they may have been exposed to someone with Covid, or is at increased risk of serious illness worship with us online.

Sunday – January 9 – First Sunday after Epiphany
11:00 am – Worship – online only! – “Chosen Home” – Luke 2:41-52 – Pastor Roger is preaching. (