Holy Week at First German UMC

First German UMC will hold live online services at 10:30 A.M. for Palm Sunday, March 28 and Easter Sunday, April 4. To join, click on the “Join Us Live” link at the top of the page. For our Karfreitag/Good Friday service on April 2 this year First German UMC is...

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Pastoring Skid Row

The Rev. Kirkpatrick Tyler is an African Methodist-Episcopal Pastor and the director of Skid Row Outreach for Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office. In this podcast Rev. Tyler helps me see Skid Row in a new light. We talk about how to fight homelessness in LA, and about life on the boundary between...

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Race in America, Part 2

The second half of the podcast with Dr. Jennifer McBride and Dr. Kristopher Norris. In this half the conversation turns toward what Bonhoeffer can teach the white church in America about race, repentance, and resurrection. Further reading:Books by Dietrich BonhoefferLife Together: The Classic Exploration of Faith in CommunityThe Cost of...

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Race in America, Part 1

A conversation with Dr. Jennifer McBride, the president of the Bonhoeffer Society and associate dean at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL, and Dr. Kristopher Norris, associate professor of public theology at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. In Part 1 we discuss Bonhoeffer’s life, and how his theological understanding...

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