Play at First P.C. in Snohomish on April 15 at 12:30 PM
Sahmatah: Memory of Stones
As a group of 25 people from our Northwest Coast Presbytery prepare to head to Israel/Palestine from April 27-May10, they’ll be familiarizing themselves with the history of the area since 1948. One way is through a play that is being performed at First Presbyterian Church of Snohomish called Sahmatah: Memory of Stones. The play, performed by two Palestinians, is about an old Palestinian man who seeks to bridge a generation gap by helping his grandson come to understand what the land means to him and his generation and the impact the loss of that land has had on him. As grandfather and grandson walk through the pine trees and scattered stones—and the grandfather shares from his heart about his beloved village, Sahmatah, that exists no more— the memory of the place rises from the ground itself. The play (no cost) is about an hour long with a time for questions and answers afterward. Members and friends of churches within our presbytery are invited. A potato-bar lunch is also being provided from11:45 AM – 12:25 PM before the play. If you’d like to have lunch beforehand, please call (360-568-6498) and let us know you are coming.