Racial Justice

This year, GCPC is committing to reading a book every month by an author of color who examines issues of race and justice. The book club will be meeting the second Thursday of every month at 12:15 PM in the Jerusalem Room, second floor of the Administrative building.

Please click HERE for the entire reading list.

Women's Book Series

Join us for a series of book talks. Open to all women of the church.
One copy of each book can be found in the GCPC library. Please pre-read the books to ensure lively discussion.

Summer Women’s Book Series
Mondays | 7:00 PM | Garden Room

June 25 | Negroland | Margo Jefferson

July 23 | Everything Happens for a Reason | Kate Bowler

August 27 | Educated | Tara Westover

“My story is important not because it is mine, God knows, but because if I tell it, chances are you will recognize that in many ways it is also yours… it is precisely through these stories in all their particularity, as I have long believed and often said, that God becomes known to each of us more powerfully and personally.”
~ Frederick Buechner

 

Previous books that we have read:
Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi
The Underground Railroad,
Colson Whitehead
Sula, Toni Morrison
The Color Purple,
Alice Walker
Girl Meets God, Lauren F. Winner
Does This Church Make Me Look Fat?, Rhoda Janzen
A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: The Journey of Doaa Al Zamel, Melissa Flemming
Dimestore, Lee Smith
My Beloved WorldSonia Sotomayor
Love Warrior, Glennon Doyle Melton
Lit, Mary Karr
Leaving Church, Barbara Brown-Taylor
I Am Malala, Malala Yousafzai
Breathing Space: A Spiritual Journey in the South Bronx, Heidi Neumark
The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance, Elna Baker
Stories of My Life, Katherine Patterson
Jesus Land, Julia Scheeres
Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson
A Severe Mercy, Sheldon Vanauken
Letters to My Daughter, Maya Angelou
Here if You Need Me, Kate Braestrup
Name All the Animals, Alison Smith
My First White Friend, Patrica Raybon
In the Wilderness, Kim Barnes
Summer of the Great Grandmother, Madeline L’Ingle
Take this Bread, Sara Miles
Evolving in Monkey Town, Rachel Held Evans
The Grace of Silence, Michele Norris
The Sum of Our Days, Isabel Allende
Pastrix, Nadia Bolz-Weber
Teaching a Stone to Talk, Annie Dillard
The Middle Place, Kelly Corrigan
Telling Secrets, Fred Buechner
Grace Eventually, Anne Lamott
Finding Grace, Dona VanLiere