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.
Yes, my name is Steve Martin. I’ve been a fan of the comedian by the same name since I was thirteen, and I suddenly became popular in school because I shared his name. It’s been a long, funny ride. But it gets better. Recently I ran into another Steve Martin on social media, and the…
Today I’m sharing a few tips for looking good on camera. These come from Julie Hagen who has done amazing work at Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church in Washington, DC. Julie has a background in broadcasting and is now a seminarian. These tips are for free; you’re welcome.
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.
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.
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.
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.