Church Library has a selection of books highlighted for February and March. A random selection of books by Barb are on display in the church library in the Friendship Room. Please come, browse and borrow! A brief description of each book is posted to help you select the book that may interest you.
Selected books are on the trolley. Please sign out books in the binder.
THE WANDERER by Sang-Chul Lee & Erich Weingartner
Dr. Sang-Chul Lee was moderator of UCC in the late 80s. He attended Richmond Hill UC and was active in the former Toronto Conference. Read about his life story and be inspired by his vision of life as a Christian.
ANNABEL by Kathleen Winter
Set in the late 60s in a remote coastal area of Labrador, this novel tells the life story of a child who appears to be neither fully boy nor girl. Read about the difficult decision his parents make in how to raise him and his own choices as he becomes an adult.
THE SHACK by Wm. Paul Young
This book was the one that started our church book club. It contains a lot of “food for thought”. Perhaps it is time to reread it or discover its wisdom.
CHRISTIANITY FOR THE REST OF US by Diana Butler Bass
Written by one of my favourite authors, this book shares thoughts based on research about the growth/decline of the Christian church and its relevance to us today in light of the changes happening in our own United Church.
CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE PARENT’S SOUL by Jack Canfield et al
Celebrate the joys and challenges of parenthood as you read the short inspiring stories in this inspiring self-help book.
SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN MAIL-ORDER HUSBANDS by Cynthia Hickey et al
Traditionally, it was mail-order brides who came to the West to make houses into homes. This book offers seven different stories about a reversal of roles. Enjoy!
FAITH by Len Deighton
A thriller! Set in the late 80s, this novel tells the story of sercret agent, Bernard Samson, as he reunites with his wife and starts a new mission from London during the Cold War.
A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS by Khaled Hosseini
Written by the same author who wrote “The Kite Runner”, this book is also set in Afghanistan during some of the most tumultuous years of that countries history. Share in the events that caused many families to abandon their homes and flee to neighbouring countries.
WALKING THE BIBLE by Bruce Feller
This book is the companion to the PBS series by the same name. With a little research in your TV listings you even be able to read the book and view the documentary at the same time and walk with Moses in his land.
AND THEN THERE WERE NUNS by Jane Christmas
Prior to her marriage, the author decides to take time to explore what it would be like to live the life of a cloistered Anglican nun. Share her adventures and learning as you read this book.
WISDOM WALK by Sage Bennet
This book will give you ideas about how to create peace and balance in your life from the teachings of a number of world spiritual traditions.