Join the First Church Library’s BOOK DISCUSSION group this fall and read
Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church
by Megan Phelps-Roper
At the age of five, Megan Phelps-Roper began protesting homosexuality and other alleged vices alongside fellow members of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas. Founded by her grandfather and consisting almost entirely of her extended family, the tiny group would gain worldwide notoriety for its pickets at military funerals and celebrations of death and tragedy. What made them tick and why did Megan finally leave the church?
No need to buy the book. The book is readily available. The Elmhurst Public Library has one copy and can order copies from other libraries. Just order from the library website using LinkIn, or talk to a librarian on the second floor. You will find this a riveting read.