Enjoy reading books and discussing them with other women? Join NEWIM's Online Book Club. We read a book every 3 months, and then use video conferencing (ZOOM) to discuss the book online. You can join in via telephone, computer, smart phone, ipad from just about anywhere in the world. And if there are others in your area, you might choose to get together in-person to discuss the book. Join us!
NEWIM's Next Online Book discussion
August 26, 4-5:30 p.m.
Over the summer, read Barefoot by Sharon Garlough Brown with us. In this novel, the women of the Sensible Shoes Club find what we've all found: joy that comes from taking off our shoes and standing barefoot on holy ground. If you'd like discuss the novel with other NEWIM gals, RVSP using this link and we'll send you more information about how to join the online book discussion. You can also RSVP by email. Send a note to: LuannBudd@newim.org
Online Book Discussion
Join other women online to discuss Two Steps Forward by Sharon Garlough Brown, Sunday, June 3, 4-5 p.m. (PST)
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about how to join the online conversation from wherever you are in the world.
About the Book
2015 Readers' Choice Awards Honorable Mention. Published by InterVarsity Press.
Sometimes life feels like two steps forward and one step back. Find your own spiritual journey reflected in the lives of four women and discover the way forward.
online discussion was held in February and March
What Women Said about the Club and the Book
"First of all, I doubt I would have heard of this book without being involved with NEWIM. I am so thankful that they have organized this book club as I love reading. This first book was amazing - for me personally but also it offers some spiritual disciplines that I will use in mentoring women here in Indonesia. The book club discussion really helped me see even more insights as other ladies shared their response to certain characters and situations. I have read the book twice as a result and I do not want to give away (I may need to buy multiple copies so I can though!) as it will be something I will refer to again and again. What a reminder that we are all on this life journey of faith together and we are better together! This book club is a way to keep us connected in more ways throughout the year for growth, encouragement, and edification."
-Cathleen, Missionary in Indonesia
"Thank you for putting the book club together! I really enjoyed it. It was nice to be able to see and hear peoples impression of the book and the characters in the story.
I found “Sensible Shoes” very thought provoking. It made me want to get to know the women more, to relate to them and to sympathize with what they were experiencing. It brought forward all sorts of emotions. It was interesting to see how we all related to different women in the story and to the different spiritual exercises…some which were a first for me! I loved the idea of walking a labyrinth and hope you can incorporate that into one of the Springs retreats."
-Sheila, Southern California