Weekly Common Read
Our weekly Common Read is something short, uplifting, fascinating, and thought provoking that we can ponder throughout the week and then discuss together over Zoom. The selection is announced early in the week, and then we meet on Saturdays from 11am to noon.
This link will help you get to the right place, but you will need a password to get in. The password can be found in our weekly newsletter, or by contacting a staff person!
To join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/99781253618
Meeting ID: 997 8125 3618
Telephone: +1 669 900 6833 US
We hope that you will join us in taking this time to dive deeper into our spiritual lives!
Reminder, there is no Common Read this week. The next Weekly Common Read article will be posted Monday, July 20, and discussed, Saturday July 25.
Past Common Reads
Saturday, July 11, 2020
“You Want a Confederate Monument? My Body Is a Confederate Monument” by Caroline Randall Williams (New York Times)
Saturday, July 4, 2020
“United in Change” by Meera Subramamanian (Orion Magazine) https://orionmagazine.org/article/united-in-change/
Saturday, June 27, 2020
“Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives” by Maria Popova (brainpickings.org) https://www.brainpickings.org/2014/01/29/carol-dweck-mindset/
Saturday, June 20, 2020
“I Vow Not to Burn Out” by Mushim Patricia Akeda (Lion’s Roar)
Saturday, June 13, 2020
“How Much Do We Need the Police?” by Leah Donella (NPR)
“Protests about police brutality are met with wave of police brutality across US” by Adam Gabbatt (The Guardian) https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jun/06/police-violence-protests-us-george-floyd
Saturday, June 6, 2020
“To Black People Who Say Violence Isn’t a Solution” by Ishena Robinson (The Root)
Saturday, May 30, 2020
“The Prophesies of Q” by Adrienne LaFrance (The Atlantic)
Saturday, May 23, 2020
“A Biblical Mystery at Oxford” by Ariel Sabar (The Atlantic)
Saturday, May 13, 2020
“By Fire and Water: An Interview with Michael Meade” by Sy Safransky (The Sun)