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A series of weekly podcasts considering the life of the Methodist Church in Britain
27 Episodes
The Methodist Podcast returns this week.  We discuss:the impact of Covid-19 on the work of Action for Childrenthe relaunch of the British Methodist Youth ChoirThe Church in North and South Korea. 
In this week's podcast:we discuss a survey that indicates young people may be getting fatigued of online churchwe hear how churches are fighting holiday hungerwe consider the pilot of a new mediation service for the Connexionwe hear a song to fight racism.
In this week's podcast:we talk about mission and the practicalities of reopening churcheswe hear how lock down has continued for the people of Leicesterwe look at buying a new churchrunning services via conference call
This weekwe talk to the new President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conferencewe hear a response to the Methodist Conference debate around racewe discuss churches returning to worshipwe hear from some of those who have been received into full Connexion
This week:we talk to the current President and Vice President of the Methodist Conference on their year in officewe talk twinningwe learn about the Methodist Youth Brass Bandwe meet a man who is, virtually, walking the length of the country.
This weekwe preview the Methodist Conferencewe hear about new guidelines to tackle sexual harassmentwe consider the impact of the coronavirus on mental healthwe discuss how the pandemic has changed bereavementwe celebrate a 120th birthday. 
This week:we consider the statement on race made by the Secretary of the Methodist Conferencewe discuss John Wesley and slavery following events in Bristolwe talk to the Minister at Notting Hill Methodist Church on the third anniversary of the Grenfell  tragedyand, ahead of this weekend’s MHA Sunday, we hear an update on the situation in care homes
In this week's podcast:We have a response to the death of George Floydthe Methodist Academies and Schools Trust on returning to school post Covid-19the launch of Climate SundayEco ChurchNews on the divestment of oil companies by the CFB 
In this week's Methodist Podcast:we hear from the President of the Methodist Conference on politics and responsibilitywe talk to some of the young people taking part in the One Programme: Connexionwe also hear about changes to 3Generateand we learn how a weather vane restoration made national television.
In this week's Methodist Podcast:We hear from Calais on the situation for refugees during the coronavirus crisisWe preview this weekend's Cliff FestivalWe hear about Ramadan under lockdownWe learn how a district has handmade 6,000 pieces of protective equipment for the NHS A prayer for Aldersgate Sunday from the Revd Dr Martyn Atkins
In this week's Methodist PodcastWe consider the poverty that is resulting from the coronavirus and how the Methodist people are respondingWe also hear from the Shieldfield Art Works project (SAW) on how they are using art to help people's wellbeing
In this week's podcast:The UK has now been in lockdown for six weeks and during that time many Methodist churches have been working hard providing for the spiritual and practical needs of their communities.We’ll also be hearing from the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, the Secretary of the Conference and from the Youth President on their thoughts of how the Connexion has faced up to  the coronavirus crisis. 
In this week's Methodist Podcast:In advance of next week's commemoration of the 75th anniversary of VE Day we talk to Methodists from Jersey who were liberated from occupation.We talk to a mental health chaplainWe learn how a mission for the homeless is coping under Coronoavirus
In this week's Methodist PodcastMHA is asking for support in prayer, volunteering and donations to help fund vital PPE. We feature an interview with Barbara Glasson who joined their Silver Command planning meeting to hear at first-hand how they are dealing with the crisis.We hear about the impact of the coronavirus on seafarersWe learn about a new social media campaign to help us love ourselves and love our neighboursWe discover how puppets are taking the good news to new places.
In this week’s podcastWe talk to a member of the Diaconal Order working as an NHS hospital chaplain on the challenges they are facingThe CEO of All We Can launches a campaign to support those in the developing worldWe talk to the incoming Principal of the Queen’s  Foundation
In this week's podcast:we talk with MHA about how they are taking care of their residentswe discuss the coronavirus in Ugandawe talk about how to find God in a culture of fearwe also round up some of the work being done around the Connexion to support communities, both practically and spiritually
This week in the Methodist Podcast:we discuss how the Methodist Church is continuing to respond to the coronavirus crisiswe find out how families can be supported at this timewe hear an update from the Methodist Church in Italyand we hear how the National Methodist Great British choir is bringing the world together in song. 
In this week's Methodist Podcast:we discuss what the Coronavirus pandemic will mean for the Methodist Churchwe talk to a Mission Enabler for Older People and we consider the impact of the crisis on foodbankswe also talk about serving the spiritual needs of ourselves and others during the crisis, and share a prayer from the President of the Methodist Conference.
In this week's Methodist podcast:In addition to the advice for UK churches, we speak to British Methodists living in Rome and Bethlehem who are in lock-down. To mark this week’s anniversary of the war in Syria, we talk to a family of refugees who have been given a home by the Methodist Church in Birmingham thanks to the Community Sponsorship programme.We review the Joint Public Issues Team conference from last weekend and talk to some of those were present about how churches can have an influence politicians around environmental issues.  
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