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  • Bangladesh: The Real Cost of Clothing

     
    Bangladesh: The Real Cost of Clothing11:26

    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

     
    From South Africa to Bolivia: Education in Context18:15

    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

     
    30" 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

     
    Methodism in Nigeria; Anglican-Methodist relations in UK20:22

    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

     
    Rachel Mann29:42

    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

     
    Jude Levermore discusses developments in the Learning Network10:52

    Jude Levermore discusses recent developments in the creation of the Learning Network with Toby Scott.

     
  • President's Easter Message

     
    President's Easter Message2:59

    Easter Message from the President of the Methodist Conference 2012/2013 - The Revd Dr Mark Wakelin

     
  • Medway Foodbank

     
    Medway Foodbank11:22

    Helen Gallagher, coordinator of the Medway Foodbank, speaks with Anna about the increased demand for their emergency food service and what difference the upcoming benefit changes might make.

     
  • Jane Stacey on the Past Cases Review

     
    Jane Stacey on the Past Cases Review14:02

    Jane Stacey, former Deputy Chief Executive of Barnardo's, speaks with Anna about the Past Cases Review: the Methodist Church's comprehensive review of every safeguarding matter it has dealt with over the past sixty years.

     
  • Living In Poverty Today

     
    Living In Poverty Today6:19

    Neil from Bolton is one of the 13 million people in the UK living in poverty. His income plummeted when health issues forced him to give up work as a long-distance lorry driver. Now, with changes to disability allowance due to take place in April, Neil is worried about the future. He described his situation to media officer Karen Burke.

     
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