2018 Summer Sermon and Film Series:

 

“Unlikely Partnerships”

 

 

We have potluck dinner at 5:15 Sunday afternoons, film at 6:00 sharp, followed by a group discussion - FREE!

 

Sunday, Aug 19: 15:17 to Paris

Rated PG for bloody images, violence, some suggestive material, drug references and language

In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on Thalys train #9364 bound for Paris, an attempt prevented by three courageous young Americans traveling through Europe. 

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Sunday, June 3: Hello, My Name is DORIS

Rated R for language

When Doris Miller meets John Fremont, her company's hip new art director, sparks fly-at least for Doris. In the cluttered house she shared with her late mother, Doris mines the Internet for information on her one-and-only. When Doris begins showing up at John's regular haunts, she wins over his Williamsburg friends. Her new life brings Doris a thrilling perspective, but also creates a rift between her and her longtime friends and family, who believe she's making a fool of herself over a guy half her age.

Sunday, June 10: Wonder

Rated PG for thematic elements (bullying, mild language)

Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie's extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can't blend in when you were born to stand out.

Sunday, June 24: The Great Debators

Rated PG-13 for depiction of strong thematic material (violence, disturbing images), language and brief sexuality

Poet and professor Melvin B. Tolson teaches at the predominately black Wiley College in 1935 Texas. He starts a debate team, something nearly unheard of at a black college. While at first he butts heads with the influential father of one of his best debators, eventually he is able to form a team of strong-minded, intelligent young students, and they become the first black debate team to challenge Harvard's prestigious debate champions.

Sunday, July 1: The Darkest Hour

Rated PG for some thematic material

At the precipice of World War II, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

Sunday, July 29:  Megan Leavey

Rated PG for action/peril, bloody images and some language

The true life story of Megan Leavey, a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with a military combat dog saved many lives during her deployment in Iraq. Assigned to clean up the K-9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey starts to identify with Rex, a particularly aggressive dog that she trains. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex complete more than 100 missions until an improvised explosive device injures both, putting their fates in jeopardy.

Sunday, Aug 5: All the Money in the World

Rated R for language, some violence, disturbing images and brief drug content

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother, Gail, to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son’s captors become increasingly volatile and brutal. With her son’s life in the balance, Gail and Getty’s advisor become unlikely allies in the race against time that ultimately reveals the true and lasting value of love over money.

Sunday, Aug 12: Battle of the Sexes

Rated PG for some sexual content and partial nudity

The 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs became the most watched televised sports event of all time. Trapped in the media glare, King and Riggs were on opposites sides of a binary argument, but off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. With her husband urging her to fight for equal pay, the private King was also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, while Riggs gambled his legacy and reputation in a bid to relive the glories of his past.