November 21, 2018

Tuesday Evening Dialogue 10/23

Tuesday Evening Dialogue New Book Oct 23

2nd & 4th Tuesdays | 6:00-8:30pm | Heritage Room | Potluck & Discussion

TED discusses The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland over three sessions: Oct 23, Nov 13 (chapters 2 & 3), Nov 27 (chapters 4-6). Books available for purchase in the church office through your preferred vendor.

 

“When 38 jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land at Gander International Airport in Canada by the closing of U.S. airspace on September 11, the population of this small town…of Gander met the stranded passengers with an overwhelming display of friendship and goodwill. As the passengers stepped from the airplanes, exhausted, hungry and distraught after being held on board for nearly 24 hours…they were greeted with a feast prepared by the townspeople. Local bus drivers who had been on strike came off the picket lines to transport the passengers to the various shelters set up in local schools and churches. Linens and toiletries were bought and donated. A middle school provided showers, as well as access to computers, email, and televisions, allowing the passengers to stay in touch with family and follow the news…”

 

ALL WELCOME! Contact Karen Boyd with questions: kkseib@gmail.com