Monthly Archives: April 2018

Erin Martin – The Life of a Methodist Monastic Superintendent

Join us for a conversation with Rev. Erin Martin, District Superintendent of the Columbia District of the Oregon-Idaho Conference of the United Methodist Church, as she shares about her life as a monastic Methodist leader. Hear her share her diagnosis of the spiritual dynamics of mainline institutional Christianity, the spiritual pressures of being a judicatory official, why she decided to move into intentional community when she became a district superintendent, and her advice to those who supervise and equip spiritual pioneers.

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Eilidh Lowery- Church in Table, In Neighborhood, In Place

Join us for a conversation with Eilidh Lowery, co-pastor of Sellwood Faith Community and Southeast Portland Parish, as she shares her experience of growing spiritual community in the Sellwood Neighborhood. Hear her describe how her dinner worship gathering has changed, what it’s like to share ministry with her husband, how their community tells stories to measure their success, and what it takes to stay present, responsive, and adaptable in a rapidly changing context.

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