Wonderful donations of new titles are added to our church library shelves every month. A list of the newest materials is included at the end of today’s weekly e-blast. Easy self check out instructions are available at the Libraryette just outside Fellowship Hall. Check one out this Sunday, curl up and enjoy a good read! Happy reading and thank you to our wonderful Library Committee.

The current list of new titles is below. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to view previous months’ new titles. There are many more titles in addition to these to explore in the Libraryette.

April 2017 – Newest Titles in the Library


God is Love. Still Waters Ministries, [CD] A cappella Gospel Singing by Crowley’s Ridge Mennonite Youth

Alive.  Projector Media, 2014 [DVD]  “ . . . a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. . . chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized and awakened by the simple act of listening to the music of their youth.”

What She Left Behind.  Ellen Marie Wiseman, 2014 [Fiction]  “ . . . merges the past and present into a haunting story about the nature of love and loyalty – and the lengths we will go to protect those who need us most.”

The Sword of God. Ann Chamberlain, 2012 [Fiction] This historical novel tells of “three lives braided together in the early years of Islam.”

The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. Alexander McCall Smith, 1998 [Fiction] This first in the series set in Gaborone, Africa “ . . . tells the story of the delightfully cunning and enormously engaging Precious Ramotswe, who is drawn to her profession to “help people with the problems of their lives.”

Prayerfulness – Awakening to the fullness of Life.  Robert J. Wicks, 2009 [248.3]  “ . . . Thoughtful treatments of gratitude, patience, flowing with God, kindness, and the courage to live.”

God Can Use Little Ole Me – Remarkable Stories of Ordinary Christians.  Randy Clark, 1998 [248]  “ . . . shows that God uses ordinary people, often in extraordinary ways, to accomplish His purposes.”

Mending The World – Spiritual Hope for Ourselves and Our Planet.   Rev. Bruce G. Epperly & Rabbi Lewis D. Solomon, 2002 [248] “We live in an intricate ecology of relationships.  Wholeness anywhere contributes to healing everywhere.”

I Want to Live Thee Days with You – A Year of Daily Devotions.  Dietrich Bonhoeffer, 2005 [242] “This collection of [the author’s] inspirational writings is drawn from his many works and presented here as a series of daily meditations.”

Awakening the Creative Spirit – Bringing the Arts to Spiritual Direction. Christine Valters Paintner & Betsy Beckman, 2010 [253.5] “ . . . introduces ‘art in service to the soul.’  Brimming with multiple art forms . . . “

The World’s Religions. Huston Smith, 1991 [291]  ” . . . more important today than it was in its first printing,  . . . the best one-volume book on world religions.”

Sacred Threshold – Rituals and Readings for a Wedding with Spirit. Gertrud Mueller Nelson & Christopher Witt, 1998 [395.2]  ” . . . written for the bride and groom who are searching for something more for their wedding . . . as in more meaningful, gracious, and sacred.”