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Women’s Book Club

The Women’s Book Club meets monthly with a two month reading schedule.  The next meeting will be Saturday, September 21 from 10am – 11:30am at the church.  The current book is The Color of Water by James McBride.

Join us in the Church Library to share the experiences you encountered during your reading adventure.  If you are new to the Book Club, join us even if you have not read this selection.  We would love to meet you and are interested in suggestions you may have for future readings. Remember that some books can be checked out from your local library.

Upcoming Reads:

Aug/Sep The Color of Water by James McBride

Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared “light-skinned” woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve black children. James McBride, journalist, musician and son, explores his mother’s past, as well as his own upbringing and heritage, in a poignant and powerful debut, The Color Of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother.

Oct/Nov Seven Women: And the Secret of Their Greatness by Eric Metaxas

Each of the world-changing figures who stride across these pages—Joan of Arc, Susanna Wesley, Hannah More, Maria Skobtsova, Corrie ten Boom, Mother Teresa, and Rosa Parks—is an exemplary model of true womanhood.

Teenage Joan of Arc followed God’s call and liberated her country, dying a heroic martyr’s death. Susanna Wesley had nineteen children and gave the world its most significant evangelist and its greatest hymn-writer, her sons John and Charles. Corrie ten Boom, arrested for hiding Dutch Jews from the Nazis, survived the horrors of a concentration camp to astonish the world by forgiving her tormentors. And Rosa Parks’ deep sense of justice and unshakable dignity and faith helped launch the twentieth-century’s greatest social movement. Writing in his trademark conversational and engaging style, Eric Metaxas reveals how the other extraordinary women in this book achieved their greatness, inspiring readers to lives shaped by the truth of the gospel.