One of the gifts of the last few months is a virtual “happy hour” with clergy friends who live a couple of states away. Normally I see them once a year. Now, thanks to Zoom, we spend time with each other every Monday afternoon. I treasure this every single week.
Many of us are trying to figure out how to fit in a whole new set of demands into our routine. Trying to fit the priorities of both in-person and online worship together can be maddening. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/6g8986/Thursday_9-246aucf.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
I’m not a big fan of doing difficult things. If I have to, I usually can, but I like to know how long I’ll have to do them. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/dki424/Tuesday_9-159boat.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Rev. Donna Claycomb Sokol is the pastor of Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church in Washington, DC. Prior to the pandemic, this church worked to include people from all walks of life in ministry. The mission continues with new fervor and passion, but through its online presence, the circle is drawn much wider. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/gf49jc/Donna.mp3Podcast: Play…
Rev. Kerra English is a half-time pastor near Richmond, Virginia, and works hard to keep a personal connection to her congregation. Sure, it’s easy to see how many people are watching your online services, but who are they, exactly? https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/cf49ia/Kerra_English_-_Stereo_Mix6fn4u.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
What’s one thing you can do today that will help you reconnect with your passion for ministry? Let’s move some furniture around! https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/gpe88u/Tuesday_9-22_mixdown9vxyy.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