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“I Never Thought of it That Way” Book Study, Part II – With Gerry Konzelmann Tuesday, June 27, 2023, 4–5 p.m.

On January 29, Rev. Dr. Larry Peers graced us with the sermon “Fearlessly Curious Conversations,” inspired by Monica Guzman’s work, “I Never Thought of It That Way: How to Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times.” Those who had read this book and those who found themselves inspired to know more about this work had deep reactions and questions, leading us to move forward scheduling time to discuss each of the five (5) chapters of this work. Consecutive attendance is not a requirement, join us when your schedule permits. After registration you will receive a Summary Guide of that month’s chapter that will assist you in being an active participant. Some participants will have read the book a while ago, while others may not have finished it or even started this book. The goal of these sessions is engagement, not the study of the work. Please register at this link.

Tuesday, June 27, 2023, 4-5 p.m. – Part II, Curiosity: perspective, friction, conversation, and traction.
Tuesday, July 25, 2023, 4-5 p.m. – Part III, People: assumptions, reason, and opinion.
Tuesday, August 22, 2023, 4-5 p.m. – Part IV, Paths: experiences, values, and attachments.

Future sessions will be announced. These meetings offer the choice of in-person at First U in Room 25 or by Zoom.

Gerry Konzelmann has worked in business as a special education teacher and as the vocational rehabilitation service director. Her last position was in New York State as the leader of a Federal School to Work Community Partnership Demonstration Project.