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How do we build better communities in Trump's America? Join writer, pastor and activist John Pavlovitz for an honest conversation about the mess we've come through and the possible way forward. John will be signing copies of his book "A Bigger Table."

General Admission adult: $25
Group discount available.

College Student with ID: $10

Tickets at the Door (April 14): $30

John Pavlovitz is a writer, pastor, and activist from Wake Forest, North Carolina. In the past four years his blog Stuff That Needs To Be Said has reached a diverse worldwide audience. A 20-year veteran in the trenches of local church ministry, John is committed to equality, diversity, and justice—both inside and outside faith communities. He recently released his first book A Bigger Table: Building Messy, Authentic, and Hopeful Spiritual Community.

Building Community in Trump's America

America has been forever altered. This election has taken a toll on all of us; on our families, our friendships, our religious traditions, our faith communities, perhaps even our image of God itself.

How can we respond to these days in a way that is redemptive? How we can create or renovate community in a way that transcends the differences that have been exposed and the wounds we've received? What does the the bigger table look like in Trump's America?

Join Pastor/Blogger John Pavlovitz for an honest conversation about the mess we've come through and the possible way forward.

Building a Bigger Table

No one likes to eat alone; to approach a table filled with people, only to be told that despite the open chairs there isn't room for you. Yet this is exactly what too many people have been hearing for far too long. How can we extend unconditional welcome and acceptance in a world increasingly marked by bigotry, fear, and exclusion?

John Pavlovitz invites us into a conversation about finding or building community that is big enough for everyone. He'll share moving personal stories as well as his careful observations as a pastor, to set the table for a new, more loving conversation on these and other important matters of life and faith.

Pull up a chair.

This event is a fundraiser for Flip NY 24, a committee dedicated to fighting the GOP and Trump agenda
by electing a Democrat to represent the 24th Congressional District in New York.

Flip NY 24 Mission Statement:

Flip NY 24 is a united, single-minded effort to unseat Representative John Katko
by fully and unreservedly supporting his Democratic opponent with every available resource.

Venue Information

May Memorial Unitarian Church
3800 E Genesee St, Syracuse
Syracuse, NY 13214

Organizer Information

Flip NY 24

5307 Poster Lane
Fayetteville, NY 13066

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