A Cry in the Desert

November 21 – Jennifer Pharr Davis

What can spending months outdoors teach us about connection and community? Join us as renowned speaker and adventurer, Jennifer Pharr Davis, shares insights from hiking 2,189 miles on the Appalachian Trail, how the five month journey helped to shape her life, her faith, and her worldview, and what these lessons can teach us about engagement with our everyday surroundings and challenges. Jennifer is an internationally recognized adventurer, speaker, author, and entrepreneur who has hiked more than 14,000 miles of trails on six different continents. In 2011, she set the overall fastest known time on the Appalachian Trail by finishing the 2,185-mile foot path in 46 days (an average of 47 miles a day). Her books are on sale at the Dogwood Bookstore.