Covenant Social Justice Book Club
Prepare to join the Covenant Social Justice Book Club when it kicks off in March! We will meet on Monday, March 22 & 29 at 7pm, we will work through Angela Davis’ “Are Prisons Obsolete” and explore the history of the American prison system through the work of one of one of our country’s most impactful justice activists, Angela Yvonne Davis.
More about Angela Davis: Born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1944, Davis studied at Brandeis University, the Sorbonne, and with Herbert Marcuse at the Goethe Institute. In 1998, Davis was one of the twenty-five organizers of the historic Berkeley, California conference “Critical Resistance: Beyond the Prison Industrial Complex.” She is the author of many books, including Are Prisons Obsolete? and The Meaning of Freedom. She currently teaches in the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Email [email protected] for more info. https://www.amazon.com/Are-Prisons-Obsolete-Angela-Davis/dp/1583225811/ref=sr_1_1?crid=4FWNYNH437VP&dchild=1&keywords=are+prisons+obsolete&qid=1613758436&s=books&sprefix=are+pri%2Caps%2C176&sr=1-1
Tuesday Morning Study
Tuesday, March 2, 10-11 a.m., Mark Harper hosts and facilitates a discussion of Barbara Brown Taylor’s New York Times bestseller, An Altar in the World, A Geography of Faith. Contact Karen at [email protected] to receive your ZOOM invitation.
Wednesday Afternoon Study
Wednesday, March 3, 4-5 p.m., Rindy Trouteaud hosts and facilitates a discussion of Joan Chittister’s timely book, Radical Spirit. a practical, character-building, and inspirational guide to help you take control of your emotional life and redirect your spiritual destiny in these uncertain times. At our second gathering we will look at chapters 7 and 8 of Sr. Chittister’s book. Contact Rindy for your Zoom Invitation at [email protected]
CHURCH SCHOOL CLASSES – Sunday
Emmaus Road Class
Sunday, February 28, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Bob Trouteaud hosts and facilitates a discussion of a new, more honest way to love and appreciate God’s Word as understood through the teachings of evangelical author, Peter Enns. We will read and discuss five biblical texts to see “What the Bible Has to Say to Us Today” in the light of what we now know about the life, death, and resurrections of Jesus Christ. This week we will consider the Book of Jonah. Contact Bob for an invitation to participate, [email protected]
Upper Room Class
Sunday, February 28, 9:45 – 10:45 a.m., James Malone hosts and different class members facilitate the discussion of the weekly chapter in The Present Word. If you would like to participate, please contact James at [email protected], to receive your ZOOM invitation.
Sunday, February 28, 9:45 – 10:45 a.m., Steve Rathbun hosts and different class volunteers facilitate discussion using Brian McLaren’s book, Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohammed Cross the Road? Christian Identity in a Multi-Faith World. If you would like to participate, please contact Steve at [email protected], to receive your ZOOM invitation.