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The Glenwood Table

The Glenwood Table

By Lance Hurst
Based on Long Island, NY, the Glenwood Table is a spiritual community that seeks to be an inclusive and welcoming space where we can gather to reimagine our faith in community. While we lead from a progressive Christian framework, we seek to be inclusive of those with different faiths and no faith.
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Lectionary in a Human Voice: Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
This series invites you to listen to the Bible lectionary passages for the week and identify what themes you see the Divine illuminating throughout the arc of the Old and New Testaments. What do these ancient words bring up for you? What could they build within you? This week is the Fourth Sunday After Pentecost, and the Scripture passages are 1 Samuel 17:1a, 4-11, 19-23, and 32-49 and Psalm 9:9-20; Job 38:1-11 and Psalm 107:1-3 and 23-32; 2 Corinthians 6:1-13; and Mark 4:35-41.
18:30
June 15, 2021
"My Favorite Fork in the Road (So Far)": One of Emmie's Stories
Emmie Arnold, Glenwood Table's communications manager, has written and told stories since she was young. She's starting to collect some short stories of her life experiences as a person and hospital chaplain in order to write a book. This one chronicles how a deeply meaningful patient interaction affected her life in a strange and unpleasant way once she left the hospital - yet the strangeness and unpleasantness eventually brought her somewhere beautiful. You can also watch this as a YouTube video.
14:14
June 11, 2021
Lectionary in a Human Voice: Third Sunday After Pentecost
This series invites you to listen to the Bible lectionary passages for the week and identify what themes you see the Divine illuminating throughout the arc of the Old and New Testaments. What do these ancient words bring up for you? What could they build within you? This week is the Third Sunday After Pentecost, and the Scripture passages are 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 and Psalm 20; Ezekiel 17:22-24 and Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15; 2 Corinthians 5:6-17; and Mark 4:26-34.
13:44
June 9, 2021
Letting Ourselves Not Have It All Figured Out: An Interview with Sarah Chung
In this episode, Pastor Lance and Common Ground NYC worship fellow Sarah Chung discuss the lifelong process of deconstructing painful, fundamentalist theology and church experiences and reconstructing something more liberating in its place. They explore her journey from being Baptist to more charismatic to listening to her heart and still holding onto the title of Christian, even while not having everything figured out.  You can learn more about Common Ground NYC, a progressive community that gathers around the God who loves all people, by checking out their website. You can watch the full interview on our YouTube channel or with automated captions here.
01:08:19
June 3, 2021
Lectionary in a Human Voice: Second Sunday after Pentecost
This series invites you to listen to the Bible lectionary passages for the week and identify what themes you see the Divine illuminating throughout the arc of the Old and New Testaments. What do these ancient words bring up for you? What could they build within you? This week in the lectionary is the Second Sunday after Pentecost, and the Scripture passages are 1 Samuel 8:4-20 & 11:14-15 and Psalm 138; Genesis 3:8-15 and Psalm 130; 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1; and Mark 3:20-35.
14:07
June 1, 2021
Lectionary in a Human Voice: Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth
This series invites you to listen to the Bible lectionary passages for the week and identify what themes you see the Divine illuminating throughout the arc of the Old and New Testaments. What do these ancient words bring up for you? What could they build within you? This special day in the lectionary is the visitation of Mary to Elizabeth, and the Scripture passages are 1 Samuel 2:1-10, Psalm 113, Romans 12:9-16b, and Luke 1:39-57.
08:53
May 31, 2021
Palestine, Israel, Trauma, and Where We Go From Here
In this episode, Pastor Lance and communications manager Emmie explore what's happening in Palestine and Israel from a trauma-informed lens and their personal travel experiences. They attempt to offer a nuanced perspective and ideas about how our spirituality can bring freedom and denounce un-freedom.    Ideas for how to respond: Write to your representative about HB 2590, the Palestinian Children and Families Act Read a letter to the US Government from Palestinians See the Jewish Voice for Peace's legislative advocacy agenda Read Christians for Middle East Peace's letter to the UN Security Council  If you would like to watch this as a video on our YouTube channel, click here. If you would like to watch this as a video with automated captions, click here. 
49:47
May 27, 2021
Lectionary in a Human Voice: Trinity Sunday
This series invites you to listen to the Bible lectionary passages for the week and identify what themes you see the Divine illuminating throughout the arc of the Old and New Testaments. What do these ancient words bring up for you? What could they build within you? This week is Trinity Sunday, and the Scripture passages are Isaiah 6:1-8, Psalm 29, Romans 8:12-17, and John 3:1-17.
09:53
May 25, 2021
Providing a Church Home for the Church Homeless: An Interview with Rev. Don Van Antwerpen
In this episode, we meet Rev. Don Van Antwerpen, a minister in Japan who's trying to do church in a new way: online over a Discord channel with people around the world who had struggled to feel at home elsewhere. He shares about his belief in the power of traditional Christian theology and structures while maintaining a focus on being radically open to the Spirit speaking to us in the 21st century.  If the Unfinished Church sounds like a place you want to go, it's easy to connect with them. Check them out! Website: pastorkuma.wixsite.com/unfinished Facebook: @unfinishedKIPC Podcast: anchor.fm/pastorkuma Instagram/Twitter: @pastorkuma We have the video of the full-length interview on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/3wfJ9CjDruE. If you would like to watch it with automated captions, you can check out this link: https://fordham.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?tid=8c709034-a384-4e37-b0be-ad26000a1f7d. 
01:03:39
May 20, 2021
Lectionary in a Human Voice: Day of Pentecost
This series invites you to listen to the Bible lectionary passages for the week and identify what themes you see the Divine illuminating throughout the arc of the Old and New Testaments. What do these ancient words bring up for you? What could they build within you? This week is the Day of Pentecost. The Bible passages are Ezekiel 37:1-14; Psalm 104:24-34, 35b; Acts 2:1-21; and John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15.
12:12
May 18, 2021
Learning from Eunuchs
In this episode, Lance explores the story of the Ethiopian Eunuch found in the book of Acts. While we don't have eunuchs in our world today like the original readers of this story, we do have people who have experienced suffering at the hands of our systems. And those people have something to teach us about ourselves, about our faith, and about our society.  If you have a question or a topic that you'd like us to address, email us at thetable@fpcglencove.org.
31:51
May 13, 2021
Lectionary in a Human Voice: Seventh Sunday of Easter
This series invites you to listen to the Bible lectionary passages for the week and identify what themes you see the Divine illuminating throughout the arc of the Old and New Testaments. What do these ancient words bring up for you? What could they build within you? This week is the Seventh Sunday of Easter, and the Scripture passages are Acts 1:15-17 and 21-26; Psalm 1; 1 John 5:9-13; and John 17:6-19.
08:52
May 11, 2021
Seeking a More Contemplative Christianity: An Interview with Elizabeth Gonzalez
In this episode, we meet Elizabeth Gonzalez, a clerk at the US House of Representatives who became a Catholic as an adult. She shares about her journey from evangelical Christianity to finding her own way forward, guided by history, curiosity, and God. We also have the video of the full-length interview on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/5TI8m0P4D2A. If you would like to watch it with automated captions, you can check out this link: https://fordham.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?tid=aa21c811-3cc5-477c-a16b-ad11011313e2
01:11:49
May 6, 2021
'Thomas Who Asked for What He Needed': A Meditation on 'Doubting Thomas'
Emmie Arnold, the communications manager of Glenwood Table and First Presbyterian Church of Glen Cove and PICU and palliative care chaplain at Cohen Children’s Medical Center, offers a different lens for how we can see the disciple who often gets the nickname "Doubting Thomas." The Scripture passage for this meditation is from John 20:19-31.
16:51
April 21, 2021
Easter Meditation
As we celebrate Easter, take a moment for a guided meditation with Lance. In this meditation, we'll explore Jesus as a wisdom teacher and think about the ways that we view the world and how this affects the ways that we live.
15:58
April 3, 2021
From No Faith to Faith to Transformed Faith: An Interview with Emmie Arnold
In this episode, we meet Emmie Arnold, a children’s hospital chaplain and a communications manager for a local church. Emmie shares her story of going from having no faith to faith and then a transformed faith. We hope you enjoy this conversation! As always, if you have a question that you’d like to hear us discuss on the podcast, email us at thetable@fpcglencove.org. Enjoy!
01:02:02
March 24, 2021
The Bible & Faith
In this episode, we explore what the Bible is all about and how we can use it in a way that deepens our connection with ourselves, each other, and creation. If you have questions about this or other topics related to faith, email us at thetable@fpcglencove.org. We'd love to hear from you!
24:11
March 11, 2021
Intro to the Glenwood Table
This is a podcast for reimagining faith for the 21st century. We’d love to hear from you! What questions do you have about faith? What topics would you like to hear us discuss? You can email us at thetable@fpcglencove.org.
02:09
March 10, 2021
Faith & Sex
It's no secret that Christianity has long demonized human sexuality. If we just look around, we can hear many of these anti-sex messages all around us. In this episode, Rev. Lance takes a look at the connection between faith & sex. 
20:56
February 26, 2021