Friday, January 16, 2009

Faith film series


NEW HAVEN — New Haven’s Center Church on the Green, a congregation of the United Church of Christ, will kick off the year with a series dubbed "Faith & Film," movie nights.
"These are films that raise faith and or ethical questions," said Center Church’s pastor, the Rev. Sandra Olsen. "We will combine film and fellowship and explore together what faith has to do with film."
The series, which is free and open to the public and will be begin at 6:30 p.m. on select Wednesdays, will be shown at the Parish House Chapel at 311 Temple St.
Dates are: Jan. 14: Crash, a film about race relations; Jan. 21: Walking Across Egypt, the story of an older Christian woman, whose heart is stretched by her relationship with a young juvenile delinquent; Feb. 11: A Trip to Bountiful, about an elderly woman who wants to go visit the town she grew up in; Feb. 18: Tender Mercies, a story of redemption and hope about a washed up country singer, redeemed by the love of a woman and a boy.

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