POTSDAM -- Potsdam United Methodist Church, 26 Main St., and First Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St., will sponsor a joint Lenten study group focusing on Jim Wallis’ book, “Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America.”
Co-leaders are the Rev. Brooke Newell, pastor of the United Methodist Church, and the Rev. Deb Packard, pastor at First Presbyterian.
The group will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursdays, March 9, 16, 23 and 30, to share a potluck meal followed by discussion. The first session will be at the Presbyterian Church, the second at the UMC, third at the Presbyterian and fourth at the UMC.
To request a copy of the study book call 315-265-7474 soon. Books are $3 each, payable at the first session.
Wallis is a best-selling author, public theologian, speaker, and international commentator on ethics and public life. He is President and CEO of Sojourners, where he is editor-in-chief of Sojourners magazine.