What happens when you turn off church and turn it back on again? That's the question we put to church leaders to find out what their priorities were following the coronavirus lockdown, what is evolving in their church and what worship and discipleship might look like as we delve into church online.
Episode 12 features Graeme McMeekin, head of Tearfund's work in Scotland. Graeme talks to Kenny and Stewart about how coronavirus has affected the poorest communities in the world and what part we can play in making a difference.
Graeme McMeekin is the head of Tearfund's activities in Scotland. Tearfund is a christian international development agency and Graeme shares with us his work...
Rhona Graham is the minister of Tron St Mary's Parish Church in Glasgow. She talks about taking low tech and high tech approaches to ministry, home haircuts, couch to 5k and pastoral care by phone. https://tronstmarys.org.uk https://www.facebook.com/tronstmarysparishchurch/
Kenny and Stewart talk to Catherine Beattie, minister of Giffnock South Parish Church, about her ministry during the coronavirus pandemic.
Alan Gibson, minister of Motherwell South Parish Church, talks to Stewart and Kenny about how the ministry of his church has changed since the coronavirus lockdown. We talk about online worship, new models of pastoral care and what growing and learning in faith might look like in the future.
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Martin Fair, minister of Arbroath St Andrew's is the new Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. Martin has stepped into that role in the middle of these unprecedented times. He talks with Stewart about how that has been so far and what challenges and opportunities that might present both for him and for the church.
Susan Brown, minister of Dornoch Cathedral, former moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, dog owner and creator of excellent morning reflections talks about life and ministry in lockdown.
What happens when everything stops? What do you do? What are your priorities? How do you make church work online?
Stewart, Minister of St Ninian's in Stonehouse talks with Ross, Minister of Hamilton Old, Lynette, Locum of Hamilton South and Quarter, and Aaron, member of Townhead in Coatbridge talk about the weeks leading up to lockdown and what happened next for them and their churches.