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Rachel Held Evans is a New York Times best-selling author.  Her latest book Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church is about her journey to understand Church and to find her place in it.  Searching for Sunday takes you through a church year with stories that are funny, inspiring, and heartbreaking.   The Methodist Dance Party chapter details her experience of serving communion for the first time during a weekend youth retreat in the Virginia UMC Conference.  

Rachel writes:

“After the service, we celebrated with a light show and dance party, because that’s how Methodists roll.  I busted out my worst dance moves to the cheers of the students, wholly unconcerned about my lack of cool...I realized how much I needed these teenagers from Virginia, the ones I had once thought needed me.  Communion has a way of flattening things out like that, a way of entangling our roots and joining our hands."

Hailing from Dayton, Tennessee--Rachel writes about faith, doubt and life in the Bible Belt and works tirelessly to ensure that everyone feels welcome at the table.  


rachel bookSearching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church

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