Free screening of ‘Heaven is for Real’ will be Thursday at Peniel

Based on the No. 1 New York Times best-selling book, ‘Heaven is for Real’ recounts the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. The movie stars Academy Award nominee Greg Kinnear (Best Supporting Actor, “As Good As It Gets,” 1997) as Todd Burpo, the real-life father whose son Colton claims to have visited Heaven during a near-death experience.

Colton shares the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth — things he couldn’t possibly know. This PG-rated movie about faith and the afterlife has grossed more than $91 million in theaters.

Come enjoy “Heaven is for Real” at Peniel Community Church at 5:00 p.m. Thursday. There is no admission charge, and popcorn and pizza also will be free.

For more information, call (203) 507- 5363