Tea Time


Families gathered at Malibu United Methodist Church on Oct. 28 to converse about the “Harry Potter” book series and savor tea and homemade scones with Malibu’s own. From left: moderator Veronique de Turenne, an NPR book reviewer and Los Angeles Times writer; Juan Cabrillo Elementary School fourth grade teacher Jill Matthews; Malibu High School English department Chairwoman Bonnie Thoreson; MUMC senior pastor Andrew Mattick; Pepperdine University education professor Carrie Birmingham. Also, MUMC director of Christian education Camille Mattick, not pictured, led a rousing round of trivia questions.