S01E06 – Erika Hewitt and Tending the Energy

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-epd6c-a1b788 Get ready for another great episode! Rev. Erika Hewitt and I didn't talk about a ton of things she knows a lot about - like officiating weddings, or multi-generational worship, or designing large scale worship, or life in small town Maine... this time. But we did talk about creating moments, holding energy, theological fights, … Continue reading S01E06 – Erika Hewitt and Tending the Energy

S01E05 – Gretchen Haley and Breaking Through Expectations

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-8fcz8-a08d2c I first knew of Gretchen thanks to her amazing calls to worship, but wow I didn't know she was some kind of clerical super hero! We talked about creating worship that meets folks where they are, what it means to try new things, generation gaps, surrender, and dance!   Here's the Rev. Gretchen Haley's … Continue reading S01E05 – Gretchen Haley and Breaking Through Expectations

S01E04 – Glen Thomas Rideout and Unlocking the Spirit

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-jmyr7-9f2001 This could have been called "the tenacity of craft" or "lovers of leaving" or "keeping the fire under our feet" ... but whatever the title, this conversation with Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout is rich and full and makes me want to come back for more. We talk about creativity, spirit, lessons from other traditions, … Continue reading S01E04 – Glen Thomas Rideout and Unlocking the Spirit

S01E03 – Suzanne Fast and Knowing Why We’re Here

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-vpuj6-9deb8f In this episode, Suzanne Fast and I talk about presence, what we seek in worship, accessibility and inclusion, and that time the hymn was a little too on point. Bio: A cradle Unitarian Universalist, Rev Suzanne Fast traces her call to ministry to the foundational lessons in meaning making learned in Religious Education.  She … Continue reading S01E03 – Suzanne Fast and Knowing Why We’re Here

S01E01: Michael Tino and Bringing the Outside In

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-vfbrq-9b763f My guest this week is the Rev. Dr. Michael Tino - my friend and mentor. In this inaugural episode, we talk about hymns, aesthetics, writing - and not writing - sermons, old, aching bodies, and fire.    Bio: Michael serves the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Westchester in Mt. Kisco, NY. He is a graduate … Continue reading S01E01: Michael Tino and Bringing the Outside In