Palms Presbyterian Church Hosts Author of White Picket Fences

Palms Presbyterian Church is pleased to host Amy Julia Becker, author of White Picket Fences: Turning Toward Love in a World Divided by Privilege, for its Visiting Theologian Lecture Series – October 23-24.

You are invited to any (or all!) of these events at Palms Presbyterian Church (3410 Third Street South, Jacksonville Beach). Note that masks must be worn while indoors at Palms.

  • Saturday morning, October 23, 2021 – 10:00 am – How Privilege Harms Everyone, and Responding with Hope and Healing
  • Sunday morning, October 24, 2021 – 9:30-10:40 am – Receiving the Love of God
  • Sunday morning worship October 24, 2021 – 11:00 am – Sermon based on Matthew 25

Or call the church office at (904) 246.6427

Amy Julia Becker is an award-winning writer and speaker on faith, family, disability, and privilege. She is the author of four books, including White Picket Fences: Turning Towards Love in a World Divided by Privilege, and she is the host of the Love Is Stronger Than Fear podcast. She is a graduate of Princeton University and Princeton Theological Seminary.

Amy Julia Becker

In preparation for the workshop on Saturday and/or worship on Sunday, you are encouraged to read her book White Picket Fences.

Palms Presbyterian Church has committed to the Matthew 25 movement of the Presbyterian Church (USA) to build congregational vitality, dismantle structural racism and eradicate systemic poverty.

This Visiting Theologian engagement is presented by the Walker Family Lecture Series and is part of Palms’ bold new beginning to the Matthew 25 movement of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Palms Presbyterian Church has committed to building congregational vitality, dismantling structural racism and eradicating systemic poverty.

For more information about our local Matthew 25 movement at Palms Church, please contact Donna Rex ( or Dana Riley (

For more resources or information about Ms. Becker, visit her website at