Methodist Presidents talk Faith and Politics 28 November 201323:38
Media Officers Karen Burke and Eve Parker interview high-profile leaders in the Methodist Church. Eve Parker talks to the Revd Ruth Gee, President of the Methodist Conference, about women and Church leadership in the run-up to the 40th anniversary of women into the presbyterate. She also speaks to Linda Crossley about the work of Methodist Women in Britain and her role as their President. And Karen Burke catches up with Dr Daleep Mukarji, Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, following his address on social justice to the 2013 Methodist Conference.
Street children and hopes for the future 24 October 201318:42
In this edition, Karen Burke hears the issues on the agenda for the Methodist Youth President of 2013-14, Tamara Wray. Eve Parker finds out more about Methodist Women in Britain and George Luke learns how Dieudonné Nahimana's experience as a street child is informing his work with street children today.
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Equality, Diversity and Spirituality 23 August 201321:30
In this edition, Eve Parker will be talking to Revd Katei Kirby about Belonging Together, a three year project promoting and celebrating ethnic inclusion across the Methodist Church. Eve will also be talking to Roy Crowder, Partnership Coordinator for Europe, about the role of women and young people in the Church.
Bangladesh: The Real Cost of Clothing 22 August 201311:26
In this edition, Eve Parker will be interviewing Steve Pearce, Partnership Coordinator for Asia and the Pacific. Steve will be talking about the social realities for garment workers in Bangladesh, and describing the ways in which the Church of Bangladesh has worked hard in helping the victims of the Savar Tragedy in Dhaka. Steve will also be discussing the upcoming launch event that takes place on September 5th organised by the UK Church group for Bangladesh.
From South Africa to Bolivia: Education in Context 01 August 201318:15
In this edition, we hear from Megan Baxter, Executive Director of the TEE College in South Africa. Megan discusses how education by extension enables diverse and inclusive theological training. Eve Parker also talks to Sandra Lopez, Partnership Coordinator for the Americas and the Caribbean, about her recent visit to Bolivia.
Pastoral Address by the President of Conference 04 July 201330" 03'
Revd Mark Wakelin, President of the Methodist Conference 2012-13 addresses the Presbyteral Session of the Conference
Methodism in Nigeria; Anglican-Methodist relations in UK 19 June 201320:22
In this edition, we hear what Methodism means in Nigeria and how Methodists and Anglicans in the UK are working together ecumenically. Karen Burke finds out why the Prelate of the Methodist Church in Nigeria, His Eminence Doctor Sunday Ola. Makinde, is visiting England. She also talks to Sarah Friswell, PR manager for St Edmundsbury Cathedral and Chair of the Methodist Heritage Committee, to hear what came out of a recent dialogue between Anglicans and Methodists.
Rachel Mann 22 May 201329:42
Anna Drew interviews the poet, writer and musician Rachel Mann about her book, Dazzling Darkness – a memoir and theological reflection exploring questions around gender and identity. Rachel, who was born Nick, is an Anglican priest. She was ordained into the Church of England in 2005 and is priest-in-charge of St Nicholas Burnage. Her book draws on insights from desert spirituality, queer theology, Greek tragedy and philosophy.
Jude Levermore discusses developments in the Learning Network 03 May 201310:52
Jude Levermore discusses recent developments in the creation of the Learning Network with Toby Scott.
President's Easter Message 28 March 20132:59
Easter Message from the President of the Methodist Conference 2012/2013 - The Revd Dr Mark Wakelin