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Greetings, Bay Area Chestertonians!

We will meet up on the SECOND Wednesday of the month, January 8th, at 7:00 PM at Country Gourmet in Sunnyvale.  We will be reading and discussing the seventh and eighth selections from G. K. Chesterton’s collection of essays Tremendous Trifles, The Advantages of Having One Leg and The End of the World.

Normally we meet on the first Wednesday of every month at Country Gourmet. New members are always welcome. A quick RSVP is helpful but not required, as are reading the selection ahead of time, and bringing a copy of the text.

Attendees are asked to contribute $1 in monthly dues, which are being saved to bring in a speaker.  If you’ve never eaten at Country Gourmet before, be aware that you place your order up at the front counter, and the staff will bring your food to your table.  So please step up and order upon arrival, then join us at the table.

If you’re feeling especially ambitious, bring along your favorite Chesterton quote or passage to share!

Please join us!  We’d love to meet you!

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Greetings, Bay Area Chestertonians!

We will meet up on the first Wednesday of the month, December 4th, at 7:00 PM at Country Gourmet in Sunnyvale.  We will be reading and discussing the fifth and sixth selections from G. K. Chesterton’s collection of essays Tremendous Trifles, The Extraordinary Cabman and An Accident.

Normally we meet on the first Wednesday of every month at Country Gourmet. New members are always welcome, with no need to call or RSVP in advance.  Reading the selection ahead of time, and bringing a copy with you are helpful, but not required.

Attendees are asked to contribute $1 in monthly dues, which are being saved to bring in a speaker.  If you’ve never eaten at Country Gourmet before, be aware that you place your order up at the front counter, and the staff will bring your food to your table.  So please step up and order upon arrival, then join us at the table.

If you’re feeling especially ambitious, bring along your favorite Chesterton quote or passage to share!

Please join us!  We’d love to meet you!

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Greetings, Bay Area Chestertonians!

We will meet up on the first Wednesday of the month, November 6th, at 7:00 PM at Country Gourmet in Sunnyvale.  We will be reading and discussing The Secret of a Train and The Perfect Game, the third and fourth essays from G. K. Chesterton’s collection Tremendous Trifles.

Normally we meet on the first Wednesday of every month at Country Gourmet. New members are always welcome, with no need to call or RSVP in advance.  Reading the selection ahead of time, and bringing a copy with you are helpful, but not required.

Attendees are asked to contribute $1 in monthly dues, which are being saved to bring in a speaker.  If you’ve never eaten at Country Gourmet before, be aware that you place your order up at the front counter, and the staff will bring your food to your table.  So please step up and order upon arrival, then join us at the table.

If you’re feeling especially ambitious, bring along your favorite Chesterton quote or passage to share!

Please join us!  We’d love to meet you!

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Greetings, Bay Area Chestertonians!

We will meet up on the first Wednesday of the month, October 2nd, at 7:00 PM at Country Gourmet in Sunnyvale.  We will be reading and discussing the first two selections from G. K. Chesterton’s collection of essays Tremendous Trifles.

Normally we meet on the first Wednesday of every month at Country Gourmet. New members are always welcome, with no need to call or RSVP in advance.  Reading the selection ahead of time, and bringing a copy with you are helpful, but not required.

Attendees are asked to contribute $1 in monthly dues, which are being saved to bring in a speaker.  If you’ve never eaten at Country Gourmet before, be aware that you place your order up at the front counter, and the staff will bring your food to your table.  So please step up and order upon arrival, then join us at the table.

If you’re feeling especially ambitious, bring along your favorite Chesterton quote or passage to share!

Please join us!  We’d love to meet you!

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May Meeting– ORTHODOXY!!!

Greetings, Bay Area Chestertonians!

We will meet up on the first Wednesday of the month, May 1st, at 7:00 PM at Country Gourmet in Sunnyvale. 

This month we will begin reading the Chesterton classic Orthodoxy.  The book is widely available in book stores and libraries, and can be obtained at no cost in many formats online like PDF, Kindle, etc.  We will be reading Orthodoxy over a period of several months— the plan is to discuss the book from the beginning through the end of chapter 3 at this upcoming meeting.

Normally we meet on the first Wednesday of every month at Country Gourmet. New members are always welcome, with no need to call or RSVP in advance.  Reading the selection ahead of time, and bringing a copy with you are helpful, but not required.

Attendees are asked to contribute $1 in monthly dues, which are being saved to eventually bring in a speaker.  If you’ve never eaten at Country Gourmet before, be aware that you place your order up at the front counter, and the staff will bring your food to your table.  So please step up and order upon arrival, then join us at the table!  We look forward to seeing you!

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Greetings, Bay Area Chestertonians!

We will meet up on the first Wednesday of the month, April 3rd, at 7:00 PM at Country Gourmet in Sunnyvale.  This month’s story is “The Secret Garden,” from G. K. Chesterton’s Father Brown of the Church of Rome, published by Ignatius Press.  The story can also be read online.

Normally we meet on the first Wednesday of every month at Country Gourmet. New members are always welcome, with no need to call or RSVP in advance.  Reading the selection ahead of time, and bringing a copy with you are helpful, but not required.

Attendees are asked to contribute $1 in monthly dues, which are being saved to eventually bring in a speaker.  If you’ve never eaten at Country Gourmet before, be aware that you place your order up at the front counter, and the staff will bring your food to your table.  So please step up and order upon arrival, then join us at the table.

Our planned reading through the rest of the book are as follows:

April: The Secret Garden

May: The Flying Stars

June: The Honour of Israel Gow

July: The Insoluble Problem

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Greetings, Bay Area Chestertonians!

We will meet up on the first Wednesday of the month, February 6th, at 7:00 PM at Country Gourmet in Sunnyvale.  This month’s story is “The Man with Two Breads,” from G. K. Chesterton’s Father Brown of the Church of Rome, published by Ignatius Press.  The story can also be read online.

Normally we meet on the first Wednesday of every month at Country Gourmet. New members are always welcome, with no need to call or RSVP in advance.  Reading the selection ahead of time, and bringing a copy with you are helpful, but not required.

Attendees are asked to contribute $1 in monthly dues, which are being saved to eventually bring in a speaker.  If you’ve never eaten at Country Gourmet before, be aware that you place your order up at the front counter, and the staff will bring your food to your table.  So please step up and order upon arrival, then join us at the table.

Our planned reading through the rest of the book are as follows:

February: The Man with Two Beards

March: The Curse of the Golden Cross

April: The Secret Garden

May: The Flying Stars

June: The Honour of Israel Gow

July: The Insoluble Problem

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