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A series of weekly podcasts considering the life of the Methodist Church in Britain
57 Episodes
In this podcast we consider vocation and calling.What is a vocation, what is a calling and how do we respond?  We talk to Alison Ransome, Connexional Vocations Advisor and hear from people around the Connexion who share their vocations, both inside and outside of the Church. 
In this podcast to mark Earth Day, we hear about the eco-district initiative and the importance of the COP 26 climate summit. The youth president tells us how young Methodists feel about the planet they are going to inherit and we consider meta ethics, faith and the environment over the kitchen table.
In this week's podcast we consider prayer.We hear what defines prayer from The Revd Carole Irwin, Director of Studies at Wesley House. The Revd Dr Roger Walton discusses prayer and Methodism and we talk to experts about three distinct types of prayer; liturgical, meditative and extemporary.
An estimated six million people in the UK have fallen behind on one or more household bill as a result of Covid-19. With the biggest increases in debt amongst the poorest households, the Methodist Podcast hears from JPIT about the Reset the Debt campaign and talks to Methodists in Walsall and Newcastle about the practical and emotional impact of debt. 
As some children and young people return to school, the latest edition of The Methodist Podcast considers the impact of the pandemic on education. We talk to a head teacher, a parent, pupils, the Methodist Youth President and the principal of Cliff College.
To mark the end of this year's LGBT+ history month, this week's Methodist Podcast reflects on some of the personal stories we have heard with the help of the Rev'd Delyth Liddell and includes a message from the Secretary of the Methodist Conference.You can find all of the resources and materials from the month here.
In this special Methodist Podcast, we explore vaccination and faith. We talk to a Methodist on the frontline working in an A&E Unit about the importance of all communities participating in the Covid vaccination programme. We hear from a Methodist Church that has become a vaccination hub. We hear about the science behind the vaccine and a theologian explores the relationship between God and inoculation.
In this podcast:Mental health and chaplaincy, a presbyter's personal story Peer Talk, a Methodist supported national charity encouraging conversations around mental well-being A Connexional Well-being Officer offers advice on taking care of ourselves at work
A special edition of the Methodist Podcast. The first of two episodes looking at how we can maintain good mental health during lockdown.
In this week's episodeA minister responds to the extreme poverty in her Middlesbrough communityWe talk Youth President ElectionsThe new 5:17 prayer initiativeDrive-in carolsChristmas messages from the President and Vice-President
In this week's episode:Christmas Covid guidance for churchesYouth Rep ElectionsQueen Victoria Seamen’s RestChurch Covid Cartoons
In this week's episode:We hear about the Methodist Christmas campaign for 2020, #GodIsWithUsWe learn about a service to remember those who have died in hospitalThe winner of this year's Bake Off
Matt Beckingham is the director of the National Methodist Choir of Great Britain.
In this week's episode:How churches can support EU nationals wishing to stay in the UK after transition from the European UnionThe Methodist Youth President tells us about the 3Generate 365 Tune InCarols on the doorstepWandering wise men
In this week's episode:The pilot of a new twinning scheme that brings together Muslims and ChristiansFamilies in Hull living in poverty will receive a hamper this Christmas courtesy of the Methodist ChurchAnd we rock with the Metal Methodist
In this week's Methodist Podcast,The Vice-President of the Methodist Conference responds to the new coronavirus restrictionsMethodist life on the English Welsh border Ahead of Remembrance, we talk with a local preacher who is also a Royal Navy CommanderWe hear about forgiveness from a cemetery on the island of Jersey
In this week's Methodist Podcast,The death of refugees crossing the English ChannelPreventing holiday hungerYoung Methodists and Church leadership as part of Black History MonthThe Methodist Church on the Isle of Man
In this week's PodcastWe hear an update from the property team on how churches should work with the new system of local coronavirus restrictionsWe hear about the multibillion pound social value of churchesAs part of Black History Month, we talk to two black ministers about their ministry As part of the Year of Prayer, we hear from the Methodist Youth President.
In this week's Methodist Podcast:We hear the news from Methodist CouncilMHA update us on the situation in care homes as Covid continues We hear how a story from the Bible is helping prisonersWe talk with the leading black theologian and local preacher, Anthony ReddieWe discuss how churches can support those with eating disorders
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