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.
Doug Miller is the media director at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church in Johnson City, Tennessee. The church had been streaming its services for years prior to the pandemic, but still decided to retool for a different kind of experience. This podcast is full of ideas. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/fcbdtk/Doug_Miller_01842y5.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Welcome to “Two Minute Tuesday,” which ended up being three minutes. Oh well. Here’s a quick hit of audio magic about why you should not put all your eggs in the social media basket. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/gcigd4/Email.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Rev. Rachel Cornwell is the pastor at Dumbarton United Methodist Church in the Georgetown community of Washington, DC. She took this new appointment in July of this year after serving as a fundraising consultant for churches and non-profits. She quickly adapted to a new set of preaching skills in this time of social distancing, and…
If online worship represents something revolutionary in the life of the Church, it will have to include music. Amanda Udis-Kessler talks with Steve about how her church in Colorado Springs, CO, promotes congregational singing while online. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/w7m7ih/Udis-Kessler.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Christmas will certainly be different this year. Unusual pressures will be born by clergy; maybe this is a great time to check in with your local rabbi. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/wkvpps/Tuesday_9-287a6dz.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
REPLAY: Perhaps that’s an overstatement, but Dylan Wilson of Bearden United Methodist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee, shares some of the challenges of doing online ministry with youth and young adults in this time of social distancing. His creative work with video is bringing people into a place of participation in worship that he finds compelling. …