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Adult Forum: Baptized in Tear Gas Book Discussion

In Baptized in Tear Gas, Elle Dowd invites readers to experience her transformation "from white moderate to abolitionist." Thanks to deep relationships with people in Ferguson and St. Louis, and to experiencing a fraction of the system for herself--including the fear of rubber bullets, the shock of sound cannons, and running from tear gas--Dowd fully committed to the work of anti-racism and abolition. Now she wants to help other white allies do the same.

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(If cost is a barrier, please let Pastor Josh know so we can order a book for you.)

Reading and Discussion Schedule:

October 31 - Foreword-Ch. 2

November 7 - Ch. 3-4

November 14 - Ch. 5-7

November 21 - Ch. 8-9

Participants are invited to join us for as much or as little as you're able to participate. If you can't finish the reading before each session, that's okay too.

Forum will be held in-person after worship, beginning at 10:30, with an option to join via Zoom (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87253219022).