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Church Folk [Paperback]

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Pages   364
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1" Width: 4" Height: 6.5"
Weight:   0.4 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Mar 1, 2005
Publisher   Walk Worthy Press
ISBN  0446615382  
EAN  9780446615389  

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Item Description...
Despite the follies, foibles, and idiosyncracies of their parishioners, Theophilus Henry Simmons, a young pastor, and his wife, Essie Lee Lane, are determined to hold their congregation together and teach its members the true meaning of faith and love. A first novel. Reprint.

Publishers Description
Mississippi, 1963. Essie Lee Lane is a small-town girl who doesn't take "stuff" from nobody. Yet even she isn't ready for the Reverend Theophilus Simmons, one of the South's most fiery and respected young preachers. Down-to-earth, caring, and oh-so-fine, he's everything Essie never thought she'd find in a man, and he realizes she is everything a pastor needs in a wife. But Essie and Theophilus soon discover that dealing with the contentious members of Theophilus's church will be no honeymoon-especially when a couple of First Lady wannabes and a few blasphemous preachers enter the picture. With their parishioners in turmoil and their denomination facing a major scandal, Essie and Theophilus must put their faith and love to the ultimate test as they struggle to lead their congregation to God's sweetest rewards.

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More About Michele Andrea Bowen

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Michele Andrea Bowen graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with an M.A. in History and a M.P.H. in Public Health. She lives in Durham, North Carolina.
Michele is the author of the #1 Essence bestsellers Church Folk and Second Sunday.

Michele Andrea Bowen currently resides in Durham, in the state of North Carolina.

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Reviews - What do our customers think?
Wow, what a delicious, precious story!  Jan 17, 2008
Like others, I did not know what to expect. As a Christian, I did not want to read any book about church folk! However, my coworker gave me the book. I could not put it down. I have never read a book written with so much integrity and wisdom. I got totally engrossed in Theophilus and Essie, not to mention all of the wonderfully juicy twists and turns! This book is amazing! I want to read more of Ms. Bowen's work!
CHURCH FOLK  Oct 20, 2007
This story left a smile on my face. It was a true depiction of what can go on in the lives of church folk. The cast of characters are quite lovable and leave a memorable impression. This book was a pleasure to read.
Laugh out loud Funny!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Oct 1, 2007
I enjoyed this book throughly. I laughed out loud while reading this book. I highly recommend it.
The Truth!  Aug 25, 2007
I loved this book by Ms. Bowen. She has a way of telling the story like itTI IS! She had me rolling with laughter all throughout the book. Church folks really do act that way. So good I had to get the two sequels that followed. If you want to know the truth about people in church, get this book! It will have you rolling with laughter.
church folks  May 30, 2007
Church FolkThis Story is a breath of fresh air in literature dealing with the church. Though it is fiction,its bases is rooted in Historical fact,anyone associated with an episcopal-type church setting[churches run by Bishops} can readily see its reality. The
church organiztion described is a grass-root organiztion as the clergy are paid a nominal salary inducing some to take shortcuts in gaining funds to downright extortion. Rev. Theophillus Simmons is a dedicated minister who ends up well. Rev. Marcel Browm and cronies break the rules and is brought down by his spurned fiance Saphronia. Saphronia is the real heroine of the story. Hell Has no fury like a woman scorned. The story is set in the rural south between 1960-1964. This story needs a sequel,or a series. It would lend itself to the big screen. the story grips you from the start,it is easy reading . It is worth your time.

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