2019 Summer Sermon and Film Series:


“Community”



We have hospitality time after worship Sunday mornings,  then our film at 12:30 pm sharp, followed by a group discussion - FREE!


Sunday, June 2:  Footloose

Re-rated PG for some teen drug and alcohol use, sexual content, violence and language

A modern classic story of teens who are banned from music and dancing, and how they band together in community to reclaim their inherent right to ‘rock and roll.’

 

Sunday, June 16: Green Book

Rated PG-13 for thematic content, language including racial epithets, smoking, some violence and suggestive material

An African American piano virtuoso embarks on a musical performance tour in the segregated South.  He hires a white bodyguard to protect him.  This unlikely pair becomes bonded in a way no one could have anticipated as together they meet and stand up to racism and prejudice.


Sunday, June 23: On the Basis of Sex

Rated PG-13 for some language and suggestive content

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a struggling attorney and new mother who faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights for women.

Sunday, June 30: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and language

A documentary of the life and work of Fred Rogers.  Inspiring and engaging.  His life story will amaze you and take you back to the wonderful world of “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.” 

Sunday, July 21: The Upside

Rated PG-13 for suggestive content and drug use

A multi-millionaire suffers paraplegia and depression until an underqualified, no-nonsense African American convict is hired to be his personal assistant.  They heal each other’s souls.  A true story. 

Sunday, July 28: The Greatest Showman

Rated PG for thematic elements including a brawl

The story of P.T. Barnum and how he brings together the Misfits to create a new genre of entertainment and commercial enterprise, unknowingly creating a space for their bonding as a community within the circus world.  

Sunday, Aug 4: Paradise Road

Rated R for prisoner of war brutality and violence

When Australia is overrun by Japanese troops in WWII, socialite Australian, English, and American women are taken prisoner.  They form community and learn how to survive in a concentration camp by forming a vocal choir and performing for their captors and the other prisoners.  A true story. 

Sunday, August 11:  Dumplin'

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language

A mother is obsessed with the beauty pageant culture in a small Texas town, having won the contest herself in 1991.  Her daughter is marginalized by the mother for not being built in the frame of a beauty queen.  The daughter decides to enter the beauty pageant with some of her misfit friends, and a drag queen troupe becomes their coaches.

 

Sunday, August 18:  The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Not Rated

A young African boy is living in poverty during a drought.   Though he has been dismissed from school for non-payment of the tuition, he sees a way to help his village.  To do so, he needs his father’s only remaining possession, a bicycle.  His father will not give it to him.

 

Sunday, August 25:  A Dog's Journey

Rated PG

Some friendships transcend lifetimes. In this sequel to the heartwarming global hit A Dog’s Purpose, beloved dog Bailey finds his new destiny and forms an unbreakable bond that will lead him, and the people he loves, to places they never imagined.