Calvary Chapel Melbourne Women's Book Club

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Calvary Chapel Melbourne Women's Book Club

"The people read it and were glad for its encouraging message." Acts 15:31

We read & discuss Christian fiction.

 

Website: http://www.calvaryccm.com
Location: West Melbourne, FL
Members: 41
Latest Activity: Jan 4

January 29, 2018- A Time to Stand by Robert Whitlow

In a small Georgia town where racial tensions run high and lives are at stake, can one lawyer stand up for justice against the tide of prejudice on every side?

Adisa Johnson, a young African-American attorney, is living her dream of practicing law with a prestigious firm in downtown Atlanta. Then a split-second mistake changes the course of her career.

Left with no other options, Adisa returns to her hometown where a few days earlier a white police officer shot an unarmed black teen who is now lying comatose in the hospital.

Adisa is itching to jump into the fight as a special prosecutor, but feels pulled to do what she considers unthinkable—defend the officer.

As the court case unfolds, everyone in the small community must confront their own prejudices. Caught in the middle, Adisa also tries to chart her way along a path complicated by her budding relationship with a charismatic young preacher who leads the local movement demanding the police officer answer for his crime.

This highly relevant and gripping novel challenges us to ask what it means to forgive while seeking justice and to pursue reconciliation while loving others as ourselves.

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Comment by Rachel Savage on February 27, 2012 at 12:35pm

Excited about tonight's meeting with Krista McGee, author of First Date!

Comment by Rachel Savage on February 20, 2012 at 10:39am
Comment by Rachel Savage on February 8, 2012 at 2:17pm

Ladies, check on TBCNs event page for this:

March 31, 2012, 9:00 to 4:00. Orlando Book Festival at the campus of University of Central Florida.

Schedule pending. Over 50 authors on various panels and children’s events.

FREE for the whole family.  FMI as the schedule develops see Event Schedule on website http://education.ucf.edu/bookfest/programs.cfm

The 3rd Annual UCF Book Festival
will be held on March 31st, 2012

Join us for one of Florida's premier literary events, featuring renowned national and local authors, book signings and sales, exhibits, book appraisals, and special children's activities.

Comment by Rachel Savage on January 13, 2012 at 3:03pm

Please keep author, Dan Walsh, in prayer.  For those of you who don't know, he had surgery last week and ended up in the ICU.  From the Facebook post from his wife, Cindi, just a little while ago, things are looking better:

Good news! Dad's doctors came to see him and after reviewing his progress, including the high BP, they concluded his numbers are going to be off now and then as his body heals and adjusts to the surgery. We were worried, but the doctors are feeling confident enough to send him home today. Thank the Lord! And thank you all for the prayers....
Comment by Diana Pittenger on November 14, 2011 at 10:04pm
Everything sounds exciting!
Comment by Rachel Savage on November 14, 2011 at 8:24pm

Just got an email from Mark Mynheir- he will be signing at The Chapel Store's Christmas Open House Sale too!

Comment by Rachel Savage on November 14, 2011 at 5:02pm

We have confirmed that Dan Walsh, Jeff Dixon and Ava Pennington will be doing a book signing/readings at The Chapel Store's Christmas Open House Sale on Saturday, November 26.  The signings will be at 1:30pm, but the store opens at 8am! 

Comment by Rachel Savage on November 7, 2011 at 10:49am
We made fun Book Christmas Trees for The Chapel Store!
Comment by Rachel Savage on November 7, 2011 at 10:20am

I've been emailing back and forth with Krista McGee- she is a new YA author.  Her first book, First Date, comes out in January from Thomas Nelson.  She has agreed to join us for our February meeting!

We've never done YA before, so this will be a neat opportunity to invite your daughters, granddaughters, nieces and neighbors to book club.  The Senior High Girls and the Fusion girls will be joining us as well!  I'm really looking forward to February.

Comment by Carol Ann MacDonald on October 24, 2011 at 4:28pm
Oh wow! What a beauty. Can't wait to see him.
 

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