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October 2018

Dear America Book Discussion Group (Second of Three Meetings)

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Congregational Church, Williamstown, 906 Main Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States

Please join Bridget Spann, our new Community Outreach Organizer, for a book discussion group on the newly released Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas. A journalist and filmmaker, Jose Antonio Vargas founded the nonprofit Define American and directed the documentary film, Documented. Thursday, October 18 from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, October 25 from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, November 1 from 7-9 p.m. To register for this group, please contact Bridget via email organizer@firstchurchwilliamstown.org or leave a message at the church office:…

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Kids Make Art for Justice

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
First Congregational Church, Williamstown, 906 Main Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States

Local artist Karl Mullen will lead kids of all ages on a three-week project of learning about and making art for social justice. Parents and kids begin together in the First Church 10 a.m. worship service, followed by art-making. Contact Anne O'Connor with any questions. RSVP and share our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/254901038543936

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Second Hour: Spirit, Mothering, and the Black Freedom Movement with Rachel Harding

October 28 @ 11:20 am - 12:20 pm
First Congregational Church, Williamstown, 906 Main Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States

2nd Hour: Spirit, Mothering, and the Black Freedom Movement with Rachel Harding   Rev. Mark will interview Rachel Harding, author of Remnants: A Memoir of Spirit, Activism, and Mothering. Professor Harding is the Sterling Brown Visiting Professor of Africana Studies at Williams College. Her book tells of her mother Rosemary Harding’s spiritual and social justice journey through the Black Freedom movement and beyond. Professor Harding’s parents worked with and befriended luminaries such as Martin Luther King, Clarence Jordan, and Bernice…

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November 2018

Dear America Book Discussion Group (Final Meeting)

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Congregational Church, Williamstown, 906 Main Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States

Please join Bridget Spann, our new Community Outreach Organizer, for a book discussion group on the newly released Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas. A journalist and filmmaker, Jose Antonio Vargas founded the nonprofit Define American and directed the documentary film, Documented. Thursday, October 18 from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, October 25 from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, November 1 from 7-9 p.m. To register for this group, please contact Bridget via email organizer@firstchurchwilliamstown.org or leave a message at the church office:…

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Kids Make Art for Justice

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
First Congregational Church, Williamstown, 906 Main Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States

Local artist Karl Mullen will lead kids of all ages on a three-week project of learning about and making art for social justice. Parents and kids begin together in the First Church 10 a.m. worship service, followed by art-making. Contact Anne O'Connor with any questions. RSVP and share our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/254901038543936

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