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.
In this inaugural episode, I’ll 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. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/rw2qnn/Mastermind_1_-_Stereo_Mix9znct.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Rev. Kate Dalton is the lead pastor of First Parish in Yarmouth, Maine, where she leads a team that has worked overtime to ensure members of the congregation remained connected. I joked with her about the number of great ideas she was sharing, but seriously, this one is full of good information. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/kummn7/Kate_Dalton7eytr.mp3Podcast: Play in…
I hope you’re encouraging your church to get out and vote! Elections matter, and this one matters a lot. No matter which way the election goes, it’s nearly certain that the days following the election will be difficult. Join me for an important webinar on Wednesday, October 14, at 7:30pm ET in which I’ll speak…
This week is a treat: three gentlemen who work together to get the services of Kern United Methodist Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, online, where things have moved past survival mode. Now the church is ready to consider the larger implications of online ministry. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/nakv99/Kern_Guys6t1uy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Rev. Ginger Isom is the pastor of a small-membership church in Morristown, Tennessee. Although she is a self-described “Non-Techie,” she has embraced the production process for pre-recorded services and hopes to integrate some of these elements into her church’s hybrid worship in the weeks ahead. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/tyd2md/Ginger_Isomavdpj.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Rev. Todd Young is the rector of an Episcopal parish in Hagerstown, Maryland. He admits his concerns about celebrating the Eucharist online and discusses how he came to terms with this new online world we’re living in. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/3duw59/Todd_Young89kar.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download