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Coffee Hour Chat

Coffee Hour Chat

By Allysa De Wolf
A caffeinated commentary on Progressive Christianity in action. Hosted by the Rev. Allysa De Wolf and Rev. Andrew Conley-Holcom.
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Coffee Hour Chat

Where Do Our Beliefs Come From?
In our world that is so divided its important to know where our beliefs come from. We explore the origins of our own beliefs and talk about how we can come together during these divisive times. Our conversation centers around the idea that beliefs come from our relationships. 
October 21, 2020
Tale of Two Pros
In light of the death of Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the possible new nomination of a supreme court justice we tackle the Pro-Choice/Pro-Life conversation. 
October 01, 2020
The Church of the Future Vs. The Future of the Church
We discuss the difference between the church of the future and the future of the church...or what we like to call the incarnational church vs. the institutional church. We talk about how the pandemic has given us a glimpse into what the church of the future might look like and what it means to be an incarnation ministry. 
September 01, 2020
Jesus Meek and Mild?
We discuss the conflict between thinking of Jesus as meek and mild versus Jesus as a disrupter. We deep dive into a discussion on suffering, protests, and the modes in which we bring the kin-do come. What does it look like to fight for justice in the name of Jesus? 
July 23, 2020
Jesus and Justice
We continue the conversation on becoming Anti-Racist. In this episode we talk about Jesus' call to justice. We also discuss what it means to say "All lives matter" versus "Black Lives Matter" in a biblical context.
June 16, 2020
White Privilege Part II: How to be Anti-Racist
In Part II we look at concrete ways individuals and faith communities can work to be Anti-Racist. 
June 03, 2020
White Privilege and the Church: Part I
We talk about what White Privilege is, how it shows up in the church, and what predominately white churches can do. See Part II for practice examples of how to be Anti-Racist. 
June 03, 2020
Telling Truths and Our Stories
Join us as we discuss what truth pillars the church can stand on (if there are any) and the importance of Testimony. 
May 27, 2020
Reimagining Conversion
We are discussing the "C" word: conversion. Does it exist in the progressive church? How might we liberate the concept from its conservative roots? Join the conversation! 
May 19, 2020
Mini Episode
We will be back in June with more episodes! 
April 21, 2020
Defining Healthy Boundaries
Join us during our Coronavirus Self-Isolation as we ask: If "All are Welcome" does that mean all behaviors are welcome?  We break down what it means to have boundaries in the church. We also talk about boundaries in this era of the Covid19 Pandemic
March 28, 2020
Who's Welcome?
A deep dive into just how welcoming churches can be to the LGBTQIA* community
March 21, 2020
What is "Coffee Hour Chat"?
In our first episode Rev. Allysa De Wolf and Rev. Andrew Conley-Holcom introduce you to our new podcast and tell you a little bit about who we are. Allysa comes from a Pentecostal background and Andrew used to be a "evangelical atheist" but both are now pastors in the United Church Christ. Learn more about their backgrounds and discover the meaning behind "Coffee Hour Chat".  
March 06, 2020