Adult Education and Information
NEW IN THE CHURCH LIBRARY SUMMER READING OPPORTUNITIES!!
Check out these new additions to our library
Climate Church, Climate World by Rev. Jim Antel
This book deals with how people of faith must work for change in this time of climate change. As people of faith Antel belives we have a special call and responsibility to care for the gift of Gods creation.
The 36 Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People who have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss by Nancy L. Mace and Peter Rabins.
This comprehensive, hands on book is a solid and practical guide for caregivers on the journey of memory loss with loved ones. It empowers families with constructive and compassionate advice.
The Cup of Our Life: A Guide for Spiritual Growth by Joyce Rupp
This beautiful book was used by a small spirituality group here at church last winter. It is also be effective when read on your own. Why not borrow this book this summer? It just might deepen your prayer life using Rupp’s six different image of a cup: the open cup, the chipped cup, the broken cup, the blessing cup, the cup of compassion, the cup of life. Each in turn becomes a teacher in prayer.
INTERESTING BOOKS TO CHECK OUT FROM THE LIBRARY OR YOUR CORNER BOOKSTORE
Grateful: The transformative Power of Giving Thanks by Diana Butler Bass
Butler Bass has written a powerful book about how gratitude can shape our
lives and bring unexpected meaning and joy. As The Rev Jacqueline Lewis,
Senior minister at Middle Collegiate Church notes, “Grateful” will soften the
lens through which you look at the people in your life, and the whirling world around us all It’s a spoonful of honey to help us transform the hard in our lives into wisdom, compassion, and even resistance.
Summer Adult Education Opportunities
Book Study of THE SPIRITUALITY OF AGE: A SEEKERS GUIDE TO GROWING OLDER
By Robert Webber and Carol Osborn
Wednesdays August 8 – September 5 4-5:30 at church
Authors Robert Webber and Carol Osborn have put together a book to explore both the joys and challenges of aging. Their backgrounds, one a former Jesuit priest and the other of Jewish background provide a rich diversity of experience. They engage in the difficult questions about loss, meaning, and mortality so that we the readers might find ways to reach our full spiritual potential. They provide 25 key questions that can help all to embrace the shadow side of aging as well as the spiritual opportunities inherit in growing older through sharing stories and wisdom. Pastor Nancy will lead the group. Please email her to sign up for the group at firstname.lastname@example.org.. Books may be ordered at 8 Cousins Bookstore in Falmouth and cost $14.95.
Church Women United of Cape Cod
July 19-21st ~ Northeast Regional Assembly Connecticut