The Church of the Good Shepherd in Beverly Hills will be screening the first episode of a new crowdfunded TV show starring one of its own parishioners. 

The Chosen” depicts the life of Christ based on the Gospel narratives. On Feb. 15 at 7 p.m., the Catholic parish in Beverly Hills will be presenting the first episode, followed by a panel discussion with parishioner Jonathan Roumie, who plays Jesus in the multi-season TV series. Roumie will be joined by the show’s creator and director, Dallas Jenkins, and Fr. David Guffey, the technical advisor. 

Episode 8 of ‘The Chosen’ has been nominated for the Movieguide Awards Epiphany Prize for “Most Inspiring TV Program of 2019.” Roumie was also nominated for the 2020 Movieguide Awards Grace Prize. The Awards will air on Hallmark on Mon., Feb. 24. 

Tickets for the Good Shepherd event are $20 in advance or $25 at the door, and $5 for children under 18. 

Read Angelus culture critic Sophia Martinson’s review of “The Chosen” here.