Book Group

Reveille UMC

Women’s Book Group

Third Thursdays | 10:30 am | Church Parlor
Where did we see the face of God? We invite you to join us this fall as we explore this question in the fiction and nonfiction selections listed below.  All women are invited to join the book group on third Thursdays at 10:30 am in the church parlor.  Due to the holidays, the book group will meet on the second Thursday in December and April. Child care is available upon request with advanced notice. For more information, please contact Carol Uzzle.

2018-2019 BOOKS

December 13  
Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion by Gregory Boyle 
With humor, love, compassion and insight, Father Greg Boyle shares what he has learned from the gang members of Los Angeles who have received job training through Homeboy Industries. Gang members will no longer be faceless and you will come away with glimpses into their lives. Carol Uzzle will lead our discussion.

January 17 
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
Seventy-seven year old Rev. John Ames writes a letter to his six year old son in Gilead. The dying father shares his faith and stories of the family dating back to the Civil War. Jane Tucker will be leading this month’s discussion.

February 21  
America’s Original Sin:  Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America by Jim Wallis
An examination of the roots of racism and a call to action toward racial justice and healing.

March 21  
The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott
Enter the world of nursing nuns and those they cared for in early 1900’s Brooklyn .

April 11   
Jackie Robinson: A Spiritual Biography: The Faith of a Boundary-Breaking Hero 
by Chris Lamb and Michael G. Long

May 16  
Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh