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018 Emergency preparedness and the great commandment



In this episode host Deacon Harry Leip talks with Beth Simpson currently serving as Deacon at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Mexico, Missouri about disaster preparedness, a recent expo that St. Matt’s hosted, and how it all relates to the great commandment of loving our neighbors.

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017 Dancing with the Holy Spirit at Trinity Art Club



The food ministry (pantry and meals) at Trinity Episcopal Church in the Central West End has recently begun a Saturday morning art club after breakfast and before lunch together. Food ministry manager Barbi Click talks with host Harry Leip about the nourishment from food and art.

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016 A Gun Violence epidemic and response



In this episode host Harry Leip talks with the Rev. Marc Smith, the bishop’s Deputy for Gun Violence Prevention about the epidemic in our community, some of its causes, and how we are responding.

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015 Finding Light in Darkness: Newtown (pt. 2/2)



This is a second of a two part episode with the Very Rev. Kathie Adams-Shepherd about her experience as the pastor of Trinity Episcopal Church in Newtown, CT,  during and after the Sandy Hook shooting tragedy. It’s about light in darkness, acts of Grace, and how she brings that forward to her new call as Provost at Christ Church Cathedral here in St. Louis.

(Link to part one.)

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Finding Light in Darkness: Newtown (pt. 1)



This is a part one of a two part episode with the Very Rev. Kathie Adams-Shepherd about her experience as the pastor of Trinity Episcopal Church in Newtown during and after the Sandy Hook shooting tragedy. It’s about light in darkness, acts of Grace, and how she brings that forward to her new call as Provost at Christ Church Cathedral here in St. Louis.

(Link to part two.)

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013 Feeding Jesus



Deacon Kevin McGrane stops by to talk about being hungry, and being poor in this country of abundance. He talks about some of the ways churches are offering food and meals, and how hunger ministry crept into his heart and led him to becoming a deacon. Deacon Harry Leip interviews in this deacon’s heart conversation.

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012 Jubilee! Holy Cross and Poplar Bluff



Host Barbi Click and guest Annette Joseph talk about Jubilee ministry, the food pantry, dismantling racism, worship mob, and the small and holy moments we are blessed to witness. The Rev. Annette is rector of Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Poplar Bluff, the newest Jubilee Ministry center in the Episcopal Church.

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011 Who is Grace Hill?



We are joined today by Delores Hardwick. She’s the Community Relations and Volunteer Program Manager for Grace Hill Settlement House, an organization that has a deep history with Episcopalians in Missouri. This episode’s host is Deborah Nelson Linck.

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010 Conversation with Bishop Wayne



Host Shug Goodlow sat down for a wide-ranging conversation with the tenth bishop of the Diocese of Missouri, the Rt. Rev. Wayne Smith to talk about his path to the Episcopal Church, being a bishop, evangelism, Shape Note singing, fountain pens, and preparing for Holy Week.

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009 The window that started conversation



Mimi Shipp is our guest today. She’s a member of and the Parish Assistant for Ministry Support at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Webster Groves. And she’s sharing the story of Emmanuel’s resurrection window, a memorial to the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.—how it came to be, the difficult conversations around it that helped shape the future direction of the parish. This episode’s host is Deborah Nelson Linck.

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