October 25, 2021

September Racial Justice Book Discussion

Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own

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As part of Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ’s ongoing commitment to education and dialogue on structural racism and white supremacy, we invite the wider community to participate in our monthly book discussions.

This program has taken a break over the summer and is resuming in September, focusing on Eddie Glaude Jr.’s Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own.

Sessions are being held using the Zoom online platform on Monday evenings, September 13, 20 and 27 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm.

Interested in participating? Visit our website and register at newmanucc.org/ministires/racial-justice or contact Pastor Timoth Sylvia at 401-434-4742 ext. 11 with questions.

Upcoming Discussions:

October - How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning With the History of Slavery Across America By Clint Smith

November - It's Time to Talk (and Listen): How to Have Constructive Conversations About Race, Class, Sexuality, Ability & Gender in a Polarized World by Anatasia S. Kim and Alicia del Prado

Newman UCC is an Open and Affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ and extends this invitation to one and all, living out the example of Jesus’ extravagant welcome.

Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ is located at 100 Newman Avenue, Rumford, RI 02916

For more information, contact Rev. Timoth Sylvia at 401-434-4742.

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