Adult Faith Formation


Fall 2020

Past Offerings

Sacred Ground Core Reading:

Waking Up White by Debby Irving

Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman

America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America by Jim Wallace


Further Reading for Sacred Ground (recommended by in parenthesis):


How to Be An Antiracist by Ibram X Kendi  (Rev. Elizabeth & Deb Crosby)

White Fragility by Robin DeAngelo  (Rev. Elizabeth & Deb Crosby)

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo (Rev. Elizabeth & Deb Crosby)

A Drop of Midnight by Jason Diakite (David Beatty)

March 1 by John Lewis (Nancy McCraney)

March 2 by John Lewis (Nancy McCraney)

March 3 by John Lewis (Nancy McCraney)

God's Unfailing Word: Perspectives on Jewish Christian Relations Read here

Book Read: Sabbath as Resistance by Walter Brueggemann

Book Read: The Misunderstood Jew by Amy Jill-Levine

Class Study: Loving Our Neighbors: Understanding Jewish Christian Relations

Primary text: Theologies of Salvation by Paul Knitter

We encourage you to shop local! Island Books is happy to order these texts if you are interested in catching up on Emmanuel reading.

Ongoing Offerings

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