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Lenten Preaching Series Book Recommendations from Calvary Episcopal Church

Calvary Episcopal Church celebrates its 99th annual Lenten Preaching Series and Waffle Shop beginning Thursday, Mar. 3. They welcome you to attend in-person to hear this year’s 16 dynamic speakers. Up-to-date COVID protocols will be communicated as the dates approach.

Novel is pleased to partner once again with Calvary for the Lenten Preaching Series. We will be selling books in person on Wednesday, March 9; Wednesday, March 16; Wednesday, March 30 and Wednesday, April 6. If you miss us in person, you can still order books online. 

All of this year’s preaching series also will be live-streamed at 12:05 p.m. on Wednesday through Friday on Calvary’s Facebook pageYouTube channel, and website.

You can access the Lenten Preaching Series lineup and schedule here.

Books written by The Rev. Dr. Serene Jones:

Call It Grace: Finding Meaning in a Fractured World

Trauma and Grace: Theology in a Ruptured World

Books written by Dr. Ellen F. Davis:

Getting Involved with God

Scripture, Culture, and Agriculture

Opening Israel's Scriptures

Books written by The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers:

The Church Cracked Open: Disruption, Decline, and New Hope for Beloved Community

Radical Welcome: Embracing God, the Other, and the Spirit of Transformation

Books written by Padraig O Tuama:

Daily Prayer with the Corrymeela Community

Borders and Belonging: The Book of Ruth: A Story for Our Times

Sorry for Your Troubles

In the Shelter: Finding a Home in the World

Written by Rabbi Micah Greenstein:

What Do Our Neighbors Believe?

Recommended by The Rev. Sam Teitel:

The Book of Eels by Patrick Svensson 

Recommended by The Rev. Buddy Stallings:

One Long River of Song by Brian Doyle

Recommended by Rabbi Katie Bauman:

How the Word Is Passed by Clint Smith

Recommended by The Rev. Joshua Narcisse:

No Cure for Being Human by Kate Bowler

Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman

Recommended by The Rev. Lisa Anderson:

Everything Belongs by Richard Rohr