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Covenant's Library:

A Resource For All To Learn & Grow

New Additions To Covenant's Library


June 2016:

Covenant Library receives a steady stream of new additions from the Adult Education Committee and through donations. Here are just a few of our varied recent acquisitions:

The Gospel According to the Simpsons: The spiritual life of the world's most animated family ("Spiritual Growth" section)

The Life of Muhammad ("Comparative Religions" section)

Christianity for the Rest of Us: How the neighborhood church is transforming the faith ("Church Growth" section)

Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations for Working through Grief ("Bereavement" section)

Interpretation: A Bible commentary for teaching and preaching: Luke ("Bible Study, specific book" section)

I Love God's Green Earth: Devotions for kids who want to take care of God's creation ("Children Devotions" section)

There's something for everyone! The Adult Education Committee invites you to "check out" these books and other great resources in Covenant Library!


November 2015:

The following are new books supporting the Animate: Practice adult education series. Books are listed by date they have/will occur and by presenter/author within the series.

bookOCTOBER 2015
"Food: Eating, With Jesus"
Presented by Sara Miles

Recent Books By Sara Miles:


bookNOVEMBER 2015
"Worship: Seeking God's Presence"
Presented by Mike Slaughter
Recent Books by Mike Slaughter
:


bookJANUARY 2016
"Sacraments: A Tapestry of Traditions"
Presented by Phyllis Tickle

Book by Phyllis Tickle


bookFEBRUARY 2016
"Community: An Unexpected Family" Presented by Doug Pagitt

Recent Books by Doug Pagitt


bookMARCH 2016
"Service: The Needs Right Around You"
Presented by Enuma Okoro

Recent Books by Enuma Okoro


bookAPRIL 2016
"Money: The Joy of Sharing"
Presented by Shane Claiborne

Recent Books by Shane Claiborne


Additional new titles in the Covenant Library:

bookThe CEB Study Bible with Apocrypha

By: Common English Bible (Author), Joel B. Green (Editor)
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SBN-13: 978-1609260293
Publisher: Common English Bible; First Printing edition (October 15, 2013)

 

 

bookEmbodied Light: Advent Reflections On The Incarnation

By: Melissa Tidwell
ISBN-13: 978-0835812146
Publisher: Upper Room (September 1, 2013)

 




August 2015:

Did you enjoy the art shown in The Rev. Bette Duff's sermon, "Dance, David, Dance"? Paintings, drawings and sculptures of people in the Bible literally offer us a new way to see stories. We may notice new details or relate to a story in a new way. You may be interested in these books the Covenant Library recently added to its, "Music & Arts" section:


May 2015:

Mindfulness Meditation Resources:

Parenting Resources:
(Many used in the creation of the parenting course taught by Linda Nylund)


April 2015:

We recently acquired books to help guide people through a variety of situations; including parenting and dealing with stress, losing a loved one (books for children and adults), and dealing with addiction.

God Knows You're Stressed: Simple Way to Restore Your Balance
By: Anne Bryan Smollin, "Coping" section

From Age-ing to Sage-ing: A Profound New Vision of Growing Older
By: Zalman Schachter-Shalomi & Ronald S. Miller, "Aging" section

My Journey Into Alzheimer's Disease: Helpful Insights for Family & Friends
By: Robert Davis, "Care-giving" section

Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss (A storybook for children of all ages)
By: Pat Schwiebert & Chuck DeKlyen, "Bereavement" section

 

2014


The Interpreter's Bible (replaces The Interpreter's Bible series from 1952). Each volume in this series includes:

Grab Bags For Children
" Grab bags" are available for children, parents and/or grandparents with books on topics to help facilitate discussion about major life changes and faith development. Click here for a complete list of books within each topic. These books can be found in the Children's and Parenting sections. The bags have been created by the Christian Ministries Committee.

Click here for library additions since January 2014.

Questions?
Cindy Lovell, Volunteer Librarian & Chair of the Library Committee
a Sub-Committee of the Adult Education Committe


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