In the Church Library for Christmas

  It’s time to be planning for Christmas! The church library has several versions of the traditional biblical story, as well as many contemporary stories with varied settings. A few examples: Journey...

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New in the Library, September 2021

If you loved The Secret Life of Bees or The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd, note that the book about her spiritual journey, When the Heart Waits (248 K), is now in the library. Originally published...

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In the Church Library

While our Faith Formation Classes are on summer hiatus, now’s the chance to explore the church library! If you haven’t read books by popular writer Anne Lamott, this summer could be the perfect time...

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New in the Church Library: Tears we Cannot Stop

This small book, Tears We Cannot Stop; a Sermon to White America (305.8 D), by Black pastor Michael Eric Dyson, confronts with anger and unflinching honesty the sources of violence in our nation’s longstanding...

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Remember the Church Library?

It’s been a long exile from our usual church activities, but I hope we’ll be able to meet in person soon. Meanwhile, the church library resources are available to you. Here’s how: All the materials...

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New in the Church Library for December

In Tokens of Trust (230 W) Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, uses the Apostles and Nicene Creeds as the scaffold for reintroducing us to our Christian faith. He reminds us that the word “belief”...

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New in the Library: Every Child Should Know

As I looked over 100 Things Every Child Should Know before Confirmation; a Guide for Parents and Youth Leaders, by Rebecca Kirtpatrick (248.8 K), I wondered how many I (at age 70+) knew nothing about....

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New in the Library: A Bigger Table

Pastor and popular blogger John Pavlovitz has written A Bigger Table: Building Messy, Authentic, and Hopeful Spiritual Community (261 P). Raised a Roman Catholic, he eventually became a Methodist minister....

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