The Freedom Meal
Berkeley, California: Free Church of Berkeley, 1968. Mimeograph. Stapled on top left corner. 5 pp, printed on rectos only. 8 ½ x 11 in. Toning along edges, a few fold lines, and small loss to bottom edge; else very good. Item #5520
Program for church service at The Free Church of Berkeley, service titled “The Freedom Meal”. Program includes prayers, music, and more in a nondenominational Christian service. The Free Church of Berkeley attracted Christian hippies, transients, and runaways. The free church held worship services such as the one documented in this program as well as community services such as counseling, health care, free food, and a place to sleep.
Scarce document of the protestant Christian resurgence in the 1960’s and 1970’s tied with youth counterculture.