Being Church in the Time of COVID

Being Church in the Time of COVID

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Being Church in the Time of COVID seeks to tell the stories of what it is like being the church during the pandemic of 2020. Developed by the Office of Continuing Education, it is hosted by Sushama Austin-Connor, program administrator and Abigail Visco…


Bonus Interview from ‘Trauma and Friendship’ Episode: Lindsey Krinks
Oct 15 • 51 min
This is the full interview we conducted with chaplain Lindsey Krinks, who is the co-founder and co-director of Open Table Nashville. Open Table Nashville is a non-profit, interfaith community that disrupts cycles of poverty, journeys with the…
Rites of Passage
Oct 7 • 59 min
What impact has COVID-19 had on your community’s rituals and rites of passage? The Rev. Sue Phillips, an ordained minister and co-founder of the Sacred Design Lab, helps us imagine the disruptions of 2020 to be both limiting and expanding for our…
Bonus Interview from ‘Self-Care and Sabbath’ Episode: Dr. Bo Karen Lee
Sep 22 • 49 min
Dr. Bo Karen Lee is associate professor of spiritual theology and Christian formation at Princeton Theological Seminary. Listen as Dr. Lee discusses the importance of self-care and sabbath in times of crisis, teaching us to be grounded in our identity,…
Bonus Interview from ‘Trauma and Friendship’ Episode: Dr. John Swinton
Sep 15 • 42 min
Dr. John Swinton is a registered nurse and Chair in Divinity and Religious Studies at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. This bonus episode features the full-length interview with Dr. Swinton discussing the importance of love, empathy, and…
Bonus Interview from ‘Grief’ Episode: Dr. Sonia Waters
Sep 8 • 54 min
The Rev. Dr. Sonia Waters is an Episcopal priest and Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. This bonus episode features the full-length interview with Dr. Waters discussing the importance of funerals and the…
Self-Care and Sabbath
Sep 2 • 73 min
How do we faithfully serve in our ministry while honoring our invitation to rest? Listen to the Rev. Dr. Jamie Frederika Eaddy, who unearths the importance of healing in this season. As a chaplain, death doula, and loss navigation specialist in…
Trauma and Friendship
Aug 25 • 53 min
What are ways of exemplifying friendship in times of trauma? Chaplain Lindsey Krinks of Open Table Nashville discusses how a recent tornado in Tennessee affected her ministry aimed to disrupt the cycles of poverty, walk with the marginalized, and…
Bonus Interview from ‘Protest and Pastoral Identity’ Episode: Pastor Jon Robinson
Aug 18 • 55 min
Pastor Jon Robinson is pastor of St. Peter’s African Methodist Episcopal Church in Minneapolis, MN. This bonus episode features the full-length interview with Pastor Robinson about his leadership in the midst of a pandemic, and in the immediate…
Grief
Aug 11 • 49 min
How have ministry leaders adjusted to dealing with death and funerals during COVID-19? The Rev. Dean Kladder from Healdsburg Community Church in California shares his experience of the physically-distant funeral he conducted after the passing of one of…
Protest and Pastoral Identity
Aug 4 • 48 min
Can protest be considered a form of worship? How can we carry the fullness of our stories into our leadership? The Rev. Jon Robinson from St. Peter’s AME in Minneapolis, Minnesota shares how doing ministry changed in the wake of George Floyd’s murder,…
Virtual Worship
Jul 28 • 43 min
What is worship and what does it look like during COVID-19? Can protest be a form of worship? Hear Pastors Gabby Cudjoe-Wilkes and Andrew Wilkes, a clergy couple from The Double Love Experience share their ways of reimagining worship. Consider if…
Trailer: Being Church in the Time of COVID
May 15 • 4 min
Coming soon, a new podcast from Princeton Theological Seminary.