Do you know someone who has suffered or is suffering from Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia? Did you know that an estimated 564,000 Canadians are living with dementia and that
number is expected to increase over the next 2 decades.
You are invited to attend a movie and book study based on the movie/book Still Alice. This study has been developed to explore, from a faith perspective, issues raised in the book Still Alice written by Lisa Genova (written in 2011) and the movie by the same name (released in 2014). The story describes Alice’s experience with Alzheimer’s disease.
Movie Synopsis: Alice Howland is a renowned linguistics professor happily married with three grown children. She begins to forget words and some other things as well. When her doctor diagnoses her with early onset Alzheimer's Disease, Alice and her family's lives face challenges as this neurological ailment slowly progresses to an inevitable conclusion they all dread. Along the way, Alice struggles to fight the disease as well as make the most of her remaining time to find the love and peace to make simply living worthwhile.
The Heart of the Story will help you see God’s Word in a new and
inspiring light. In the Bible’s seemingly disconnected stories you’ll discover one grand, unfolding epic - God’s story and your own
story contained within it.
To understand the Bible, says author and pastor Randy Frazee, you need bifocal lenses, because two perspectives are involved. The
Lower Story, our story, is actually many stories of men and women interacting with God in the daily course of life. The Upper Story is God’s story, the tale of his great, overarching purpose that fits all the individual stories together like panels in one unified mural.
The Heart of the Story will open your eyes to God’s master-plan unfolding in the lives of the Bible’s characters, and in your own life. Discover the heart of God’s Upper Story, and the joy that comes as you align your story with God’s as we