Sterling Mennonite Fellowship


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Sterling Book Club

  • 600 Rosedale Avenue Winnipeg, MB, R3L Canada (map)
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The purpose of this book study is to come together as a small group to read and discuss a book about theology, faith and life. Join us for a fascinating study together as we meet to discuss what we have read.  Please contact Moses Falco for more information or if you would like to join ( 

The book we will study:
The Cost of Community: Jesus, St. Francis and Life in the Kingdom
by Jamie Arpin-Ricci, InterVarsity Press, 2011. See Moses' review here.

Moses has copies of this book available for $10 each. Please contact him if you would like one. 

We will meet four Wednesdays, 7-9pm, at Moses and Jessica’s house, 600 Rosedale Ave.
October 25 - Discussing from the forward - chapter 3 (p.9-64)
November 8 - Discussing chapters 4-6 (p.65-112)
November 22 - Discussing chapters 7-9 (p.113-164)
December 6 - An evening with author Jamie Arpin-Ricci, discussing chapter 10 - the conclusion (p.165-220)

Things to Ponder:
As you read this book feel free to highlight, make notes and write down questions you have. If it helps, use these questions to guide your reflection:

  1. Which parts of the book resonate with you? Which parts did you like?
  2. Which parts of the book did not resonate with you? Which parts did you not like?
  3. Which parts of the book did you not understand? What questions do you have?
  4. Which parts of the book teach you something about God?
  5. Which parts of the book can you apply in your daily life?
Earlier Event: November 22
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Later Event: November 23
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