Movie Night: Prayers for Bobby

Movie Night happening on Friday March 24 at 7:30pm in the Parlour. All are welcome, no registration required! Movie Description: In this adaptation of a true story, devout Christian Mary Griffith fights to "cure" her gay son, Bobby. Although he tries to please his mother, Bobby cannot change his lifestyle, and his depression leads to suicide. Mary questions her faith and searches for comfort, but after the church is unable to help her cope with Bobby's death, she seeks to understand her opinions on homosexuality for herself. Eventually, Mary becomes an advocate for gay rights. Watch the trailer here:

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Featured Library Book: White Fragility

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo “Referring to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, white fragility is characterized by emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt, and by behaviors including argumentation and silence. In this in-depth examination, DiAngelo explores how white fragility develops, how it protects racial inequality, and what we can do to engage more constructively.” How to borrow a book from our library: Books are available weekly during coffee hour (after worship). There is a sign out sheet and we ask that you return the book when you are finished and cross your name off the list!

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