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The Southminster Book Club welcomes ALL. We read a great variety of books with a focus on those with a spiritual, ethical, theological or social justice theme. We meet at 7:00 PM on the fourth Monday of each month unless otherwise indicated. Currently our meetings are happening by Zoom. Following is a list of upcoming dates and books. If you are interested in joining us please contact Jane Brown at All are welcome!

  • January 30, 2023: Woman, Watching by Merilyn Simonds -- biography of a woman ornithologist.


  • February 27, 2023: Under the Bridge by Anne Bishop. Anne Bishop, from Halifax, writes about "……Lucy, a long-time community organizer, teacher and anti-poverty activist, loses control of her life. On probation and living on the streets of Halifax's North End…….”


  • March 27, 2023: The Methodist Man by Terrence Rundle West.  An historical novel, based on real historical figures, about an early missionary in the Canadian West.  The author will join us for the evening.


  • April 24, 2023: Flora! A Woman in a Man's World by Flora McDonald and Geoffrey Stevens. “In her own words and drawing from interviews with those who knew her, Flora McDonald grants us insight into this exceptional woman who changed the course of history."


  • May 29, 2023: When Jesus Became God: The Epic Fight Over Christ's Divinity in the Last Days of Rome by Richard E. Rubenstein. Rubenstein examines the details of the fractious period in early Christian history when Christianity was defining itself against other religious sects through a number of councils and creeds.


  • June 26, 2023: Five Little Indians by Michelle Good. It won this year’s Canada Reads competition - one book to connect us.

Read some of our group reviews of books we have read
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