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Means of Grace is a podcast produced by the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Coming soon.

Means of Grace is a podcast produced by the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Coming soon.
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Means of Grace is a podcast produced by the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Coming soon.

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English


Episodes

Seasonal Outreach

11/26/2019
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In this episode of Means of Grace, Melissa and Luke explore seasonal ways churches can engage their communities. Melissa visits Free Haircut Day in Ramseur with Rev. Samuel Moore of McCrary Chapel UMC and Rev. Joshua Kurtz with Jordan Memorial UMC. Luke Edwards visits the Pumpkin Church aka Myers Memorial UMC in Gastonia and speaks with Rev. Sally Queen and Rev. Sarah Watkins Davis. How is your church engaging its surrounding community? Email us at meansofgrace@wnccumc.org.

Duration:00:24:21

Smoky Mountain Fresh Expressions

11/5/2019
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Luke Edwards meets up with three outdoor fresh expressions of church in the Smoky Mountain district – the Smoky Mountain Hiking Community, River of Life and the Appalachian Trail Ministry of Robbinsville UMC. The leaders of these fresh expressions share how their churches are connecting with hikers and paddlers in their communities. If you're interested in starting a Fresh Expression, contact Associate Director of Church Development Luke Edwards at ledwards@wnccumc.org.

Duration:00:33:19

Adaptive Leadership

10/15/2019
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Jesse and Kim, from the Leadership Development Team, have a conversation with Rev. Lory Beth Huffman, Rev. Mark Key and Rev. Chris Westmoreland on adaptive leadership. Each of these leaders has guided congregations of various sizes and contexts. They share their experiences and learnings so that other leaders might connect and grow. They are also talk about a program they will facilitate early in 2020 called ADAPT: Leading Off the Map. Information and registration are available on our...

Duration:00:59:40

Border Pilgrimage

10/1/2019
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On our first episode, we accompany a team from Myers Park United Methodist Church in Charlotte on a pilgrimage to the US-Mexico border to walk alongside legal asylum seekers. Rev. Nathan Arledge and lay trip leader Maddie Myers share about the trip and on the theology behind it and hear first-hand stories from several people seeking asylum, who we met at Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, Texas. Thanks to Gloria Hernandez, Giovanna Torres and Andy Goh for translation...

Duration:00:34:46

Coming Soon: Means of Grace

9/19/2019
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Coming soon: Means of Grace - a podcast produced by the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Duration:00:00:08