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Featured Book: A Bigger Table, by John Pavlovitz

When: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
6:30 pm
Where: Capri Ristorante
324 Burr Ridge Parkway
Burr Ridge, Illinois  60527
United States
Contact: Jo Jackson

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Join fellow CFE members for dinner and discussion on the book, "A Bigger Table" by John Pavlovitz. 

A Bigger Table: Building Messy, Authentic, and Hopeful Spiritual Community by John Pavlovitz

No one likes to eat alone; to approach a table filled with people, only to be told that despite the open chairs there isn’t room for you. The rejection stings. It leaves a mark. Yet this is exactly what the church has been saying to far too many people for far too long: "You're not welcome here. Find someplace else to sit.” How can we extend unconditional welcome and acceptance in a world increasingly marked by bigotry, fear, and exclusion?

Pastor John Pavlovitz invites readers to join him on the journey to find—or build—a church that is big enough for everyone. He speaks clearly into the heart of the issues the Christian community has been earnestly wrestling with: LGBT inclusion, gender equality, racial tensions, and global concerns. A Bigger Table: Building Messy, Authentic, Hopeful Spiritual Community asks if organized Christianity can find a new way of faithfully continuing the work Jesus began two thousand years ago, where everyone gets a seat.

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