Our 2021 Theme:
Diverse Faith Traditions: Breathing Life into Unity
What's Coming Next -
For July 2021 we will be having a book study. "The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember" by Fred Rogers (Copyright 2004). Please use the complete title as there are similar book titles; the cover image may vary. See book write up below.
There will be two locations for the book study for July 2021 - one IN-PERSON on Wednesdays with Father Carroll and one VIRTUAL on Thursdays through the app. ZOOM with Lana McCarty.
1. Thursday Evenings: July 8, 15, 22 - Via Zoom from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Rev. Lana Gilbert-McCarty is the contact person: email@example.com
2. Wednesday afternoons: July 7, 14, 21 - In-Person from 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Father Carroll Mizicko is the contact person:
Book: The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember by Fred Rogers.
You can RSVP through our Facebook page or email us: firstname.lastname@example.org if you don't have a Facebook or contact the moderators directly. Please be sure to let us know which time you plan on attending.
Those who RSVP with their email address will be provided the Zoom link for the book study.
Week 1 - Foreword through first section: The Courage to be Yourself
Week 2 - Understanding Love: pages 51-95
Week 3 - The Challenges of Inner Discipline and We are All Neighbors
Week 4 - Thursday (only) July 29 - pot-luck dinner and proposed
viewing of the Tom Hanks movie: A Beautiful Day in
the Neighborhood" Time: TBD - Dinner begins; movie begins
at TBD. Please RSVP with Lana Gilbert-McCarty. Please bring
your masks. Information about the potluck and movie will be
announced at a later date.
***You must RSVP to get the ZOOM link to:
Rev. Lana Gilbert-McCarty
Thursday Evening - Session - email@example.com
and/or Father Carroll Mizicko
Wednesday Afternoon - Session - firstname.lastname@example.org
or on our Facebook Event Page:
or our email: email@example.com
About the Author from Amazon.com:
There are few personalities who evoke such universal feelings of warmth as Fred Rogers. An enduring presence in American homes for over 30 years, his plainspoken wisdom continues to guide and comfort many. The World According to Mister Rogers distills the legacy and singular worldview of this beloved American figure. An inspiring collection of stories, anecdotes, and insights--with sections devoted to love, friendship, respect, individuality, and honesty, The World According to Mister Rogers reminds us that there is much more in life that unites us than divides us.
Culled from Fred Rogers' speeches, program transcripts, books, letters, and interviews, along with some of his never-before-published writings, The World According to Mister Rogers is a testament to the legacy of a man who served and continues to serve as a role model to millions.
Known as "America's Favorite Neighbor," Fred Rogers dedicated his life to serving children through public television as creator, composer, and host of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. He studied at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Child Development and was ordained a Presbyterian minister, with the unique charge of working with children and families through television. Fred Rogers' relentless commitment to all that is best in people led to an astonishing array of honors, from induction into the Television Hall of Fame to the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Fred Rogers passed away in February 2003.
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood first debuted in 1968 on PBS and for over forty years has defined television at its finest.
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The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember
Author - Fred Rogers
We are planning a TBD Bus Tour of the Hindu Temple in St. Louis. Stay tuned for more information. We will post updates as to the new date as soon as we get a new date worked out.
Tentative Date: TBD? - Hindu Temple Bus Tour - we will be sponsoring a Bus Tour of the Hindu Temple in St. Louis 725 Weidman Road, Ballwin, MO, United States. We will meet at the Cross Street Community of Christ Church at 1:00 p.m. We plan on attending a presentation by the Temple and then a tour of the premises will be conducted. We will be requesting $10 for each participant to help cover transportation costs. We expect to be back between 5-5:30 p.m. Please dress modestly out of respect for the location; shoes will be requested to be removed at the temple. A free will offering is welcome at the temple location. Please RSVP on our Facebook page or to Lana Gilbert at 618-660-7937. We must have your $10 per participant in advance to reserve the transportation; mailing address to follow.