72 episodes

Beyond Baptism is a podcast by Myers Park United Methodist Church for parents and those involved in the lives of the children and youth of MPUMC. This channel includes life stage specific conversations about what it means to raise kids in the church and to live out our baptismal vows as a congregation. Please subscribe and follow us on the journey beyond the moment of baptism.

Beyond Baptism is directed by Pastor Taylor Pryde Barefoot and features our Children and Youth Directors, Amy Jo Alspaugh and Jason Rhymer. The channel will regularly feature guests and other members of the MPUMC staff.

Beyond Baptism Myers Park United Methodist Church

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 42 Ratings

Beyond Baptism is a podcast by Myers Park United Methodist Church for parents and those involved in the lives of the children and youth of MPUMC. This channel includes life stage specific conversations about what it means to raise kids in the church and to live out our baptismal vows as a congregation. Please subscribe and follow us on the journey beyond the moment of baptism.

Beyond Baptism is directed by Pastor Taylor Pryde Barefoot and features our Children and Youth Directors, Amy Jo Alspaugh and Jason Rhymer. The channel will regularly feature guests and other members of the MPUMC staff.

    Important Talks to Have with your Tweens and Teens

    Important Talks to Have with your Tweens and Teens

    • 31 min
    Awanita Retreat Recap

    Awanita Retreat Recap

    William Dodds, Ava Giordano, and Shelby Eliasek share their experiences from our long-awaited Awanita Retreat. After an 18-month hiatus, we are back to weekend retreats and could not be more excited!

    • 17 min
    Making Time for Friends

    Making Time for Friends

    Amy Jo wraps up her Making Time For... series with a conversation with church members Logan Foose and Amy Schaaf. Friends provide encouragement, support, cheerleading, and connection. Listen as they talk about the importance of making time for friends in the busyness of life.

    • 21 min
    Mental Health & Youth

    Mental Health & Youth

    The pandemic has exposed our blindspots when it comes to mental health, and it has opened doors for conversations to begin surrounding this heavy topic. This episode focuses on tools for youth both facing mental health battles and walking alongside those hurting alike. We've partnered with the Youth Team of Myers Park Presbyterian in an effort to create an ongoing community dialogue centered around healing and hope.

    • 36 min
    Making Time for You

    Making Time for You

    Author Kari Kampakis is back with Amy Jo to share wisdom from her new book, More Than a Mom: How Prioritizing Your Wellness Helps You (and Your Family) Thrive. Kari offers a fresh approach to the "put your own oxygen mask on first" advice, with a holistic look at wellness.

    • 25 min
    Mental Health & Families

    Mental Health & Families

    Caring for someone with a mental health challenge can be heavy and should not be done alone. We want to offer encouragement and support to those who walk alongside youth day by day. We've partnered with Rev. Bill Roth, Pastor of Congregational Care, for some best practices and encouragement for families.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

L. Staley ,

Love this podcast!

Very relatable and helpful to parents! Great content!

V. Rhymer ,

Insightful

I love all of the content provided by youth and children’s ministries!

D_Baker! ,

Comforting

Loved hearing the persistence of the fantastic youth staff during these times. Sharing my morning with Jason and Sarah brought peace and joy.

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