Seth O’Kegley is a minister of music in a church whose lead pastor I’ve already interviewed. Seth is a member of the Order of Saint Luke, and therefore someone who values the high traditions of the church. He brings this love to view, from the 30,000 foot level, how churches might engage people in participatory worship even while online.
Gregg Brekke is one of today’s leading religion reporters and photojournalists. Today we get a bird’s eye view of what’s going on in the church, given all the change that’s taken place this year. You’ll also want to hear where Gregg was last week.
After years of serving congregations, Rabbi Jill Zimmerman launched out into the world of online community-building ten years ago. Her thoughts about our current situation are informed by history, theology, and years of practical experience, and you won’t want to miss what she sees for the future of faith.
Rev. Rosalind Hughes is clergy in the Episcopal Church, serving a parish near Lake Erie. She describes herself as a “non-techie,” but she exemplifies the spirit of this new era in which we are all called upon to learn new skills.
You might have missed our inaugural episode, so I’m reposting today. I interview Tom Cox, interim pastor of Hot Metal Bridge, a faith community in downtown Pittsburgh. Tom describes this amazing ministry and its move toward holding worship services via Zoom. Creativity and flexibility are the keys.
I interviewed Valerie Ohle a few months ago. She had been given an impossible assignment: start a new church during a pandemic. An online church, based in a rural community. Oh, and did I mention that she’s bivocational? She’s a full-time paralegal as she’s working tirelessly to do, what many people would consider, the impossible….
Today’s morning news delivered a story about athletes and the stresses of the pandemic. Without races to run and games to play, how do we set goals and stay fit? The same is true with the spiritual life. As Advent and Christmas approach, how will this be a season that build communities, connects people, and…