Community UMC, 20 Center St, Naperville, IL 60540

Welcoming All People and Creating Positive Change


Wed May 19 2021


7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

UMW Book Circle

Susan Keaton will lead a discussion on A Good Neighborhood by Theresa Anne Fowler. This novel is about a tight knit North Carolina neighborhood and two families. A professor of forestry and ecology is raising her bright bi-racial son when a family with new money buy the place behind them They proceed to raze the house and cut down the trees to build a showplace. These two families find themselves at odds: first. over a historic oak tree and soon after, the blossoming romance between their two teenagers. The book asks big questions about life in America today. It is described as a modern morality tale that is hard to put down and forget. Please email the church office for the link if you would like to join us.

If you would like to support a Black-owned business, you can buy the book here.

Community UMC, 20 Center St, Naperville, IL 60540