Formed Well Hero
FORMED WELL HEROES
Meet just a few of the Christian men and women we see modeling exceptional work in the areas of formation, justice and peace.
We hope to follow their examples!
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A Baptist minister and activist, Martin Luther King, Jr. led a civil rights movement that focused on nonviolent protest. His vision of equality and civil disobedience changed the world for his children and the children of all oppressed people. Learn More
An American journalist turned social activist, Dorothy Day founded the Catholic Worker Movement along with Peter Maurin. She is known for her aid and direct nonviolent action on behalf of the poor, forsaken, hungry and homeless. Learn More
An English Anglican priest, William Temple was archbishop of Canterbury and a leader in the ecumenical movement and educational and labor reforms. He exercised influential spiritual leadership in World War II and published many books. Learn More
A British clergyman, Andrew White was the vicar of St George's Church, Baghdad, the only Anglican church in Iraq, until his departure was ordered in November 2014 by the Archbishop of Canterbury due to security concerns. Known as the "Vicar of Baghdad,” he is former president of the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East. He was previously Director of International Ministry at the International Centre for Reconciliation at Coventry Cathedral, England. Learn More
Cicely Saunders founded the first modern hospice established the discipline and culture of palliative care. She introduced effective pain management and insisted that dying people needed dignity, compassion, and respect, as well as rigorous scientific methodology in the testing of treatments. Learn More
Cole Arthur Riley
Cole Arthur Riley is a writer, liturgist, speaker who is concerned with topics of dignity, lament, belonging, justice, rest, and liberation. She is the founder and writer of Black Liturgies, a project seeking to integrate concepts of dignity, lament, rage, justice, rest, and liberation with the practice of written prayer. Learn More