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Lunch Session: Mission Anew - Shared screen with speaker view
Erin Gilmore
20:45
What is our work in the world? What is our vocation in the world?
Kelli Parrish Lucas
20:51
I like vocation vs. mission
Sue Artt
21:11
Thanks for calling awareness to the baggage of the word “mission”
James Fouther Jr
21:24
partners in ministry at home and abroad = mission
Sally Palmer
22:47
We used to use the phrase--One Great Hour of Sharing. One beginning is to know that we are one, already...so humanity is our working ground. The Wyoming Interfaith Network is based on reaching beyond ourselves... Partnership is important...
Sally Palmer
23:45
My co-teacher, a Cherokee woman, said that each ofo us has "transcedent dignity.," which cannot be earned or taken away.
Sue Artt
24:07
I love “transcendent dignity” — thanks, Sal!
James Fouther Jr
24:22
transcendent dignity is an absolutely beautiful conception
Kelli Parrish Lucas
24:53
made in God's image!
Rev. Dr. Anthony Scott
28:23
How do we parse out mission vs colonialism?
James Fouther Jr
29:54
DOC Scott when you figure that one out we all we be mightily blessed......so that mission abroad is not a completely evangelical enterprise, whose reputation is caught up in conservative circles only
Rich Law, FCC COS
30:06
I have heard that traditional church “authority” especially when driven by those of us older, is a big disonnector.
James Fouther Jr
31:09
That's rich Dr Kristina....rich
Logan (she/her)@ La Foret
31:38
belonging first--- love it. Unconditional belonging
James Fouther Jr
31:50
belonging 1st, AMEN
Amanda Newsome
32:01
That challenges our notions of “belief” too. Refreshing.
James Fouther Jr
32:24
agreed Amanda
Kelli Parrish Lucas
33:22
interesting that addressing ableism, disability justice, and mental health ministries are not even on the list!
Sue Artt
34:58
That is interesting, Kelli — wonder if that has changed in more recent years? If not, what do we need to do to change that? Connect w me after this week and we’ll see what our current data folks can tell us
First Congregational-Craig
35:37
Or was it just not isolated from the religious healing? in the research?
Kelli Parrish Lucas
35:40
great!
James Fouther Jr
37:03
DOC Kristina, please comment on Iliff's continuing emphasis on being a "theological school" as opposed to a seminary and it's implications for pedagogy now.
Pedro Silva
40:41
Non Anxious Presence
Pedro Silva
41:44
Chaplains to every space we find ourselves in.
James Fouther Jr
42:28
Where will we support those chaplains where they've never been before, Bro Silva?
First Congregational-Craig
45:35
There are some innovative crowd funding models developing to replace YouTube. Go to Curiosity Stream and look at some of their partner options and select the one that appeals to your sense of justice most keenly. You pay a little more. Also download the ritual app on your phone.
Sue Artt
46:03
Thanks, Deana…
Kelli Parrish Lucas
47:53
Yes, Erin!
Kelli Parrish Lucas
49:04
Let's find out if the UCC is funding this. Its important.
Kelli Parrish Lucas
51:11
"seminary" is also an old term for a women's finishing school.
Rev. Dr. Anthony Scott
53:39
When it comes to outward facing mission, how do we operate in a spirit of accompaniment rather than colonialism?
Logan (she/her)@ La Foret
54:17
I bet our conference wide COM could probably learn a lot from the ministry incubator
Erin Gilmore
54:29
I was just thinking the same thing Logan
Susan Yarbrough
55:26
The possibilities for ministry are almost limitless. A seminary friend describes his work as “eco-chaplaincy.” During a period a few years ago when I was between “official” ministry positions, I created a Starbucks mission where I made a stand-up sign that said “Free Blessings or Prayers with your Brew,” put on a collar and my rainbow stole, and went and sat at a table with the sign in a different Starbucks every weekday morning (with permission of every manager). The response was heartwarming. My last official job was as chaplain at a Presbyterian retirement center. I think we have badly overlooked ministry to the elderly.
James Fouther Jr
57:31
Great question Sue
Rev. Dr. Anthony Scott
59:14
A social enterprise model
First Congregational-Craig
01:00:23
It is too late to start building the ark on day 32 of the flood
Kelli Parrish Lucas
01:00:49
AMEN!
Terri Bowen, Park Hill UCC, (she,her)
01:00:57
Amen! It's all about the risk.
Terri Bowen, Park Hill UCC, (she,her)
01:02:37
Risk and imagination!!!!
Sue Artt
01:02:48
Yes!
Pedro Silva
01:03:44
Can you say more about non-anxious presence?
Logan (she/her)@ La Foret
01:04:12
The funding question reminds me of a quote shared on Monday- "The ability to shift from reacting against the past to leaning into and presencing an emerging future is probably the single most important leadership capacity today"
Sue Artt
01:04:30
Thank you, Logan — YES!
Eric McEuen (he/him)
01:04:40
The Spring Cafe at First Baptist Church was wonderful! Alas, it closed in 2019. Apparently, tightening immigration policy dried up their supply of employees.
Terri Bowen, Park Hill UCC, (she,her)
01:06:35
You taught me a lot about self-differentiation!
First Congregational-Craig
01:07:24
As a justice note.... someone mentioned listening to music on Spotify this morning. Spotify is a difficult issue for musicians. If you go to a musician who is ranked 500 on Spotify you "pay" $0.52 for that listen, but that musician may get only a fraction of a penny for that listen. while someone who is in the top 40 gets two or three pennies for the listen of a song they had nothing to do with.as a justice issue in a year of COVID when musicians are struggling please think about buying the music if you can outright on another venue.
Pedro Silva
01:07:37
Since the King Soopers shooting, I decided thatthis has to be the current focus of my ministry. Bless you for calling it out.
Angie Law
01:07:58
Amen
Natalie
01:08:44
Thank you
Amanda Newsome
01:08:45
I could listen to Dr Kristina all day. Thank you!
Logan (she/her)@ La Foret
01:08:50
And grateful she's a board member for La Foret <3