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From the Table Podcast

From the Table Podcast

By Martin First United Methodist Church

Faith and Culture conversation for all ears
Batman and how we got here
Batman and how we got here
On this episode, Daniel and Bryant sit with co-host Kadin Hamilton. We ask Kadin questions around his own life and role within the church as well as the origination of this podcast even being formed. And we also discuss how God places things in front of us with the eventual connection of those things leading us to something new, like a podcast. 
35:27
April 13, 2022
What a World!
What a World!
In this episode, Kadin and Daniel sit down with Director of Student Ministry Bryant Fisher. We talk about passions, purposes, callings within the church and how COVID relates to us now sitting on the other side of it all. Indeed, what a world and what beauty we live in together! We hope you enjoy the conversation from the table!
40:26
April 06, 2022
Can you help the church with your profession?
Can you help the church with your profession?
In today's episode, Kadin and Daniel sit down with Robert Mancusi.  Robert is the interim chair for the Department of Music at the University of Tennessee at Martin.  Robert also serves the church as the Choir Director. Kadin and Daniel get into conversation with Robert around working professionally in music and serving in music. They talk about the impact COVID-19 had and has on the choir and the connectional roles of your job and your service to the church.  All that and more in the conversation from the table.
36:45
March 16, 2022
Seeking your Calling
Seeking your Calling
In this episode, Bryant and Kadin sit down with Rev. Sam Chambers, the campus minister at the UTM Wesley Foundation.  They talk about grade school stories, the importance of friendships, and the exploration of finding what exactly is our purpose and how do we find it?
41:25
March 01, 2022
How can I help?
How can I help?
In this episode, Kadin and Daniel spend some time talking with Chrissy Hamilton. Chrissy works at Martin FUMC and holds several positions within the church.  In their conversation, Chrissy shares the ways she feels called to ministry and to do what she can to help the church fulfill its mission. That and much more go along with the conversation from the table. Enjoy!
27:30
February 15, 2022
Trips and Retreats-The Good, The Bad, and The Holy
Trips and Retreats-The Good, The Bad, and The Holy
In this week's episode, Kadin and Cody Hamilton sit down with long time friend Daniel Mancusi.  Daniel is a senior, all things baseball aficionado, and a sibling to three brothers and sisters.  The guys talk about two long standing trips/retreats in the church and how they have helped shape their perception of God and the role we play together.
47:02
February 07, 2022
Seeing the World as your Backyard
Seeing the World as your Backyard
In this episode, Kadin and Bryant sit down with Alicia Pinto.  Alicia is a faithful leader for the church and an international flight attendant in her week.  She explains to us some of the places she's been and the ways it helps her see the humanity in each person and to appreciate our differences as people.
21:01
February 01, 2022
Serving with your Siblings
Serving with your Siblings
In this episode, Bryant and Kadin sit down with Cody Hamilton, Kadin's brother.  They talk about serving or working alongside family and the ways a community like a church surrounds us in times of crisis.
59:18
January 24, 2022
Getting to know our pastor
Getting to know our pastor
In this episode, Kadin & Bryant sit down with Pastor Amanda Crice. They play a fun get to know you game followed by asking questions to understand who is Amanda Crice and what is the process of her appointment here at Martin FUMC. All that and much more on the conversation from the table.
49:19
January 10, 2022
Reelfoot Rural Ministries
Reelfoot Rural Ministries
In this episode, Kadin and Bryant sit down with Greg Moore, Russ Gilliam, and Justin Crice to hear about a local non-profit that provides all needs from thrift store, food bank, vision, and dental care to the surrounding areas and more.
45:30
December 21, 2021
Joy & We Care Ministries
Joy & We Care Ministries
In this episode, we speak with Glenn Hudson and Kerry Buxton, volunteers at We Care Ministries. We hear about what We Care Ministries offers, how it all began, and ways our community can support We Care as it reaches out to thousands of people each year. We Care Ministries is ran by Betty Baker and a host of invaluable workers who help make room in the Inn together.
32:23
December 14, 2021
Peace & Luminaries
Peace & Luminaries
In this episode, Kadin & Bryant sit down with the Fisher Family to discuss their involvement and upbringing on Poplar St. and the history of Luminaries being lit on Christmas Eve.  We also talk about what it looks like to pass the peace every week and ways that manifests itself in our lives at work, in the community, and even in disagreements or in conflict with one another.
30:38
December 06, 2021
Symbols of Hope
Symbols of Hope
In this episode, Kadin & Bryant sit down with Maintenance Supervisor Ken Hogan for Martin First United Methodist Church.  Ken and the guys talk about symbols of hope, particularly the Nativity scene and how symbols can remind us of the spirit in Advent, the season of waiting and what has come.
26:23
November 29, 2021