We have lots of ways for adults of all ages to get involved in the life of North Church.
Fellowship: North Church invites you to become part of the family.
Mission Activities: There are many ways to get involved in serving our community, from sewing dresses for girls to serving at a soup kitchen and more!
Membership: Wondering what it means to be a member at North Church?
Everyone is invited to participate in a book group discussion. Below are the books and the meeting time/date. Book groups meet in the church library.
March 20, at 10:00 a.m.: Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
March 27 at 1:00 p.m.: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
April 14 at 1:00 p.m.: Becoming by Michelle Obama
May 22 at 1:00 p.m.: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
New Books in the Library
Several new books have recently been added to the North Church library. All can be found on the bookshelves in the Dickinson Room.
Almost Everything—Notes on Hope by Anne Lamott
This exploration of hope and the place it holds in our lives is another profound yet funny book by a much-loved author.
Devotions—the Selected Poems of Mary Oliver
Poet Mary Oliver has touched countless readers, including our pastor who quotes her lines in his sermons, with her brilliantly crafted verse. The book, arranged by Oliver, shows the poet at her best.
Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry
This is the latest installment of Berry’s acclaimed story about the citizens of Port William, Kentucky. In it Hannah Coulter, now in her late seventies, twice-widowed and alone, sorts through her memories.
Just Mercy—A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson.
When Stevenson was a young and gifted attorney he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending the poor, the wrongly condemned, and those trapped in the depths of our criminal justice system. This book features the story of Walter McMillian, sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit and Stevenson’s fight to gain McMillian’s freedom.
On the Brink of Everything, Grace, Gravity & Getting Old by Parker J. Palmer
Well-known and loved author Parker Palmer, now in his eighties, explores what he’s learning about self and work. He meditates on the meanings of life, past, present and future.
What is the Bible by Rob Bell
The bestselling author of Love Wins writes on how an ancient library of poems, letters, and stories—the Bible—can transform the way we think and feel about everything.
Why Religion? A Personal Story by Elaine Pagels
This provocative and deeply moving memoir from a religious scholar who has experienced great personal tragedy, explores the spiritual dimension of human experience.