St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Sacramento will host an evening with author/activist Anne Lamott, Saturday, August 7 at 7:30 p.m., as part of its Moon Lecture Series.
Anne Lamott is the author of many best-selling fiction and non-fiction titles, such as Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith, and her latest, Imperfect Birds. She has just been inducted into the California State Hall of Fame.
The complete Moon Lecture Series, subtitled "Changing the World Through the Eyes of Visionaries," also includes such notables as Father Gregory Boyle, founder of LA's Homeboy Industries; activist/author and Jesuit priest, Father John Dear; Twesigye Jackson Kaguri, who is the executive director of the Nyaka AIDS Orphan Project in Uganda; Dr. Arun Gandhi, grandson of the Mahatma; author and innovative Christian thinker Brian McLaren, generally regarded as the father of the "emergent" church movement; and Sister Helen Prejean, the true-life heroine of Dead Man Walking.
Tickets for the entire Moon Lecture Series are $150 and can also be purchased on the church website.
St. Mark's UMC is located at 2391 St. Mark's Way, Sacramento, CA 95864.