Synod Book Group Beginning 7/31/19 "Online Synod Wide Book Group Using Zoom Technology - Hosted by Rev. Lori Kochanski, Assistant to the Bishop for Faith Formation

Pastor Lori Kochanski, Assistant to the Bishop for Faith Formation, will

moderate the online conversation about the book. Make note of some of

the points in the book that you find to be interesting or challenging and be

prepared to share them with the group.

This study is open to anyone (both lay folks and those who are rostered

leaders) willing to read the book and talk about it with others. You can even

invite your family and friends who do not live in New York.

The zoom link will be published in the Upstate Update and the synod

Facebook page.

Upcoming book conversations:

July 31 1:00 and 7:00 Christian Ethics for a Digital Society

by Kate Ott

August 21 1:00 and 7:00 Dear Church: A Love Letter from a Black Preacher

to the Whitest Denomination in the US

by Lenny Duncan

September 25 1:00 and 7:00 Dreaming of Stones: Poems

by Christine Valters Paintner

October 30 1:00 and 7:00 Love Big: The Power of Revolutionary

Relationships to Heal the World

by Rozella Haydée White

November 20 1:00 and 7:00 We Will Feast: Rethinking Dinner, Worship,

and the Community of God

by Kendall Vanderslice

December 18 1:00 and 7:00 The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality

Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe

by Richard Rohr

January 15 1:00 and 7:00 Entering the Passion of Jesus: A Beginner's

Guide to Holy Week by Amy-Jill Levine

February 19 1:00 and 7:00 One Coin Found: How God's Love Stretches to

the Margins by Emmy Kegler

March 25 1:00 and 7:00 Women Rise Up: Sacred Stories of Resistance for

Today's Revolution by Katey Zeh

April 29 1:00 and 7:00 The Time Is Now: A Call to Uncommon Courage by

Joan Chittister

Katherine Neugent