16 episodes

How do we heal a polarized and divided world? How do we replace hate with love? Join us with ears to listen and hearts to feel as we talk with all types of people about the challenging issues our world faces. Talking with our guests about their lives, beliefs, and passions helps us on our journey to love and respect our neighbors. We’ll talk about what that means and how we can show it.

Wherever you are in your faith journey, we are here to support you in any way:
http://www.standrews-episcopal.org/
https://www.facebook.com/standrewsnewportnews/

Love Your Neighbor St Andrews Episcopal Church Newport News

    • Religion & Spirituality
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How do we heal a polarized and divided world? How do we replace hate with love? Join us with ears to listen and hearts to feel as we talk with all types of people about the challenging issues our world faces. Talking with our guests about their lives, beliefs, and passions helps us on our journey to love and respect our neighbors. We’ll talk about what that means and how we can show it.

Wherever you are in your faith journey, we are here to support you in any way:
http://www.standrews-episcopal.org/
https://www.facebook.com/standrewsnewportnews/

    A Melting Pot (with James Holley IV)

    A Melting Pot (with James Holley IV)

    Rev. Anne Kirchmier speaks with her friend, Dr. James Holley IV, about racism. James discusses racism in the world now and in the past from his position as an African-American person, father, son of a politician, and doctor.



    Timestamps:

    0:00-2:02: Introduction

    2:02-25:02: James and Anne’s Conversation

    2:02-4:42: How are you?

    5:28-9:17: What is the current situation pertaining to race like for you, your family, and your congregation?

    9:17-14:26: How have you personally experienced racism?

    14:44-17:08: What is the significance of Black Lives Matter for you?

    17:20-18:37: What can White Christians do to be allies for people of color?

    18:43-22:06: What, if anything, gives you hope in this situation?

    22:31-25:02: Joint Prayer, Lord’s Prayer

    25:02-26:46: Conclusion



    Grove Church: https://www.grovechurchva.com/

    Sign up for the Episcopal Public Policy Network: https://episcopalchurch.org/OGR/eppn-sign-up

    Sacred Ground: https://episcopalchurch.org/sacred-ground

    Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatter.com/about/

    Learn more about racism and ways to fight it:

    https://www.naacpldf.org/

    https://episcopalchurch.org/responding-to-racist-violence

    Wherever you are in your faith journey, we are here to support you in any way:

    http://www.standrews-episcopal.org/

    https://www.facebook.com/standrewsnewportnews/

    • 26 min
    Awareness (with Helen Mitchell)

    Awareness (with Helen Mitchell)

    Rev. Anne Kirchmier speaks with her friend, Helen Mitchell, about racism. Helen talks about growing up isolated from Black people and the importance of reconciling through conversation and learning about the struggles Black people face.



    Timestamps:

    0:00-1:34: Introduction

    1:34-22:27: Helen and Anne’s Conversation

    1:34-3:19: How are you?

    3:41- 6:38: What is the current situation pertaining to race like for you, your family, and your congregation?

    6:57-14:06: How have you personally experienced racism?

    14:22-16:59: What is the significance of Black Lives Matter for you?

    17:15-20:16: What can White Christians do to be allies for people of color?

    20:38-21:38: What, if anything, gives you hope in this situation?

    21:59-24:08: Joint Prayer, Lord’s Prayer

    24:08-25:43: Conclusion



    Sign up for the Episcopal Public Policy Network: https://episcopalchurch.org/OGR/eppn-sign-up

    Sacred Ground: https://episcopalchurch.org/sacred-ground

    Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatter.com/about/

    Learn more about racism and ways to fight it:

    https://www.naacpldf.org/

    https://episcopalchurch.org/responding-to-racist-violence

    Wherever you are in your faith journey, we are here to support you in any way:

    http://www.standrews-episcopal.org/

    https://www.facebook.com/standrewsnewportnews/

    • 25 min
    Reflect (with Louise Ragland)

    Reflect (with Louise Ragland)

    Rev. Anne Kirchmier speaks with her friend, Louise Ragland, about racism. Louise shares her perspective on living with white privilege and how she has been motivated to learn and be anti-racist.

    Timestamps:

    0:00-1:14: Introduction

    1:20-22:27: Louise and Anne’s Conversation

    1:20-2:54: How are you?

    3:24-8:37: What is the current situation like for you, your family, and your congregation?

    9:07-10:59: How have you personally experienced racism?

    11:11-13:41: What is the significance of Black Lives Matter for you?

    13:56-18:53: What can White Christians do to be allies for people of color?

    19:00-20:31: What, if anything, gives you hope in this situation?

    20:57-23:46: Joint Prayer, Lord’s Prayer

    23:46-25:33: Conclusion

    Sign up for the Episcopal Public Policy Network: https://episcopalchurch.org/OGR/eppn-sign-up

    Unlocking Us Podcast Episode with Brené Brown and Bishop Michael Curry: https://brenebrown.com/podcast/brene-with-bishop-michael-curry-on-love-hope-in-troubling-times/

    Sacred Ground: https://episcopalchurch.org/sacred-ground

    Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatter.com/about/

    Learn more about racism and ways to fight it:

    https://www.naacpldf.org/

    https://episcopalchurch.org/responding-to-racist-violence

    Wherever you are in your faith journey, we are here to support you in any way:

    http://www.standrews-episcopal.org/

    https://www.facebook.com/standrewsnewportnews/

    • 25 min
    Steeped (with Anne Kirchmier)

    Steeped (with Anne Kirchmier)

    Dr. Karen Merritt talks with her friend, Rev. Anne Kirchmier, about racism. Anne answers the questions she has been asking her friends of color and introduces the perspective of a White person working toward anti-racism.



    Timestamps:

    0:00-1:14: Introduction

    1:19-22:27: Anne and Karen’s Conversation

    1:19-2:44: How are you?

    2:53-4:47: What is the current situation like for you, your family, and your congregation?

    4:51-11:57: How have you personally experienced racism?

    12:04-13:50: What is the significance of Black Lives Matter for you?

    14:02-17:35: What do you feel White Christians can do to be allies? Is there anything you would like to say to White Christians?

    17:58-19:58: What, if anything, gives you hope in this situation?

    20:03-22:27: Joint Prayer, Lord’s Prayer

    22:27-24:31: Conclusion



    Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatter.com/about/

    Learn more about racism and ways to fight it:

    https://www.naacpldf.org/

    https://episcopalchurch.org/responding-to-racist-violence

    Wherever you are in your faith journey, we are here to support you in any way:

    http://www.standrews-episcopal.org/

    https://www.facebook.com/standrewsnewportnews/

    • 24 min
    What Matters (with Chelsea Williams)

    What Matters (with Chelsea Williams)

    Rev. Anne Kirchmier talks with her friend, Chelsea Williams, about racism. Chelsea shares her experience as a person of color with a Black husband and young children. She speaks to the importance of finding reality and embracing faith in moving toward a future where all lives can matter equally.

    0:00-3:06: Introduction

    3:15-35:13: Chelsea and Anne’s Conversation

    3:15-6:15: How are you?

    6:29-11:08: What is the current situation like for you, your family, and your congregation?

    11:18-14:45: How have you personally experienced racism?

    15:19-21:41: From your perspective, what is the significance of Black Lives Matter?

    22:12-25:49: What can White Christians do to be allies for you? Is there anything you would like to say to White Christians?

    26:02-31:08: What gives you hope in the midst of this situation?

    31:43-35:13: Joint Prayer, Lord’s Prayer

    35:13-37:10: Conclusion

    First Baptist Church Hampton: https://thefbch.org/

    https://www.facebook.com/fbch229/

    Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatter.com/about/

    Learn more about racism and ways to fight it:

    https://www.naacpldf.org/

    https://episcopalchurch.org/responding-to-racist-violence

    Wherever you are in your faith journey, we are here to support you in any way:

    http://www.standrews-episcopal.org/

    https://www.facebook.com/standrewsnewportnews/

    • 37 min
    Eyes and Ears (with Hickman Alexandre)

    Eyes and Ears (with Hickman Alexandre)

    Rev. Anne Kirchmier talks with her friend, Rev. Hickman Alexandre, about racism. As an African American man, Hickman shares his experiences of dealing with racism in the church and through the church as well as in daily life.

    Timestamps:

    0:00-4:45: Introduction

    4:49-30:47: Hickman and Anne’s Conversation

    4:49-6:08: How are you doing?

    6:34-12:55: What is the current situation pertaining to race and racism like for you, your family, and your congregation?

    13:05-17:01: In your life, where and how have you experienced racism?

    17:33-22:59: How can White Christians be allies? Is there anything you would like to say to White Christians?

    23:10-27:19: What, if anything, gives you hope?

    27:34-30:47: Joint prayer, Lord’s Prayer

    30:47-32:38: Conclusion

    Referenced in this episode:

    Sharing Our Stories, Christ Church Cathedral Indianapolis: https://youtu.be/sbbHczs-pUg

    Learn more about racism and ways to fight it:

    https://www.naacpldf.org/

    https://episcopalchurch.org/responding-to-racist-violence

    Get information on how to register to vote where you live: https://vote.gov/

    Hickman’s church, St. James's Brookhaven, NY:

    https://welcometostjamesbrookhaven.org/

    https://www.facebook.com/stjamesbrookhavenny/

    Wherever you are in your faith journey, we are here to support you in any way:

    http://www.standrews-episcopal.org/

    https://www.facebook.com/standrewsnewportnews/

    • 32 min

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