Writer, activist, pastor John Pavlovitz speaking at IUCC March 15

John Pavlovitz

John Pavlovitz, fired by a megachurch because he didn’t fit in, will find a welcoming audience at progressive Irvine United Congregational Church on Sunday, March 15.  He will be the featured preacher in the church’s two worship services (9:30 and 11 a.m)  at 4915 Alton Parkway in Irvine.

Pavlovitz will also speak at length in a special forum at 1 p.m. on March 15, with time for questions and answers.  His books will be available for purchase and signing.  The public is invited.  Child care will be available at all events.

A special, limited-seating Dinner with John Pavlovitz will be available on Saturday evening, March 14, at 6 p.m. Dinner will be held at Two Left Forks Restaurant, 6511 Quail Hill Parkway in Irvine. Please “Add-On” when registering.

The price for the forum for adults is $18 each; for seniors and students it is $15 each. A lunch on Sunday can be added for $5. The cost of the fund-raising dinner is $75 per person.

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, with numerous posts going viral.  He has been called “the digital pastor of the resistance.”

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. In 2017 he released his first book, A Bigger Table. His second book, Hope and Other Superpowers, appeared in 2018. Additional information can be found on his website: https://johnpavlovitz.com/

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