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The Reverend Dr. William A. Evertsberg

Christian Education which featured a single imperious lecturer pontificating at students dozing in straight rows was probably dying long before the pandemic, but new habits born during our isolation hastened it demise, so we’re using 2023 to experiment with new pedagogy. Instead of a single authority, we’ll teach and learn together in a circle from the greatest contemporary (mostly) literature. Kathy and Bill Evertsberg will host at home at 7 p.m., unless the group is bigger than 15; then we’ll move to church.

All are welcome; please RSVP to Karen Gaynor


Desert Island Books 2023
1433 Asbury Winnetka (or Kenilworth Union if too many)


Date Topic Book Author
January 30 Slavery Beloved Toni Morrison
March 27 Church Anxious People Fredrik Backman
May 22 Heaven & Hell The Great Divorce C.S. Lewis
September 25 Abortion The Cider House Rules John Irving
October 30 Colonialism The Poisonwood Bible Barbara Kingsolver