12 episodes

A podcast about the mundane and the beautiful. An attempt to capture just a few of the ordinary, every day. A roadmap for meeting people right where they are, living stories that may never make headlines, but do make us feel deeper for and nearer to our neighbors. We believe the ordinary houses the extraordinary. Ordinary Story is brought to you BitterSweet and produced by Angela Wu, Carolina Soto, Obi Okolo, Robert Winship, and Kate Schmidgall. Sound design, mixing, and editing by Robert Winship. https://bittersweetmonthly.com/series/ordinary-story

Ordinary Story BitterSweet Monthly

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

A podcast about the mundane and the beautiful. An attempt to capture just a few of the ordinary, every day. A roadmap for meeting people right where they are, living stories that may never make headlines, but do make us feel deeper for and nearer to our neighbors. We believe the ordinary houses the extraordinary. Ordinary Story is brought to you BitterSweet and produced by Angela Wu, Carolina Soto, Obi Okolo, Robert Winship, and Kate Schmidgall. Sound design, mixing, and editing by Robert Winship. https://bittersweetmonthly.com/series/ordinary-story

    About Life in Ukraine in a Time of War: Part III

    About Life in Ukraine in a Time of War: Part III

    We're back with a special, three-part, mini-series of Ordinary Story about life in Ukraine in a time of war.In March 2023, Kate and David Schmidgall traveled to Ukraine to meet Rudy and Vadim, the pastors of Family of Christ Church, a small congregation that has mobilized over the past year to evacuate vulnerable people from frontline areas, distribute humanitarian aid wherever it’s needed, and create home for thousands of internally displaced people. Every week for the past decade they have ...

    • 39 min
    About Life in Ukraine in a Time of War: Part II

    About Life in Ukraine in a Time of War: Part II

    We're back with a special, three-part, mini-series of Ordinary Story about life in Ukraine in a time of war.In March 2023, Kate and David Schmidgall traveled to Ukraine to meet Rudy and Vadim, the pastors of Family of Christ Church, a small congregation that has mobilized over the past year to evacuate vulnerable people from frontline areas, distribute humanitarian aid wherever it’s needed, and create home for thousands of internally displaced people. Every week for the past decade they have ...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    About Life in Ukraine in a Time of War: Part I

    About Life in Ukraine in a Time of War: Part I

    We're back with a special, three-part, mini-series of Ordinary Story about life in Ukraine in a time of war.In March 2023, Kate and David Schmidgall traveled to Ukraine to meet Rudy and Vadim, the pastors of Family of Christ Church, a small congregation that has mobilized over the past year to evacuate vulnerable people from frontline areas, distribute humanitarian aid wherever it’s needed, and create home for thousands of internally displaced people. Every week for the past decade they have ...

    • 39 min
    About You

    About You

    We made it! Season One of Ordinary Story is in the books and we couldn't be more excited. So to wrap our first season we decided we'd share stories from the people who made this season possible - you, our listeners. This is a slow radio style meditation on the monumentally Ordinary lives of other people. Listen in part, or in one sitting - just listen. Till next season, and as always, take good care.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    About Our Food and Where It Comes From

    About Our Food and Where It Comes From

    This a little longer than usual. But oh so good! In this ordinary story we meet Beth and Kip Dooley, a mother son duo who prioritize time set apart to cook together - even virtually - and have invited hundreds of others to do the same. We talk to Tailor Coble about how food scarcity is as much a result of access as it is one of education. And finally we meet Missy Herendeen a recent home gardener who, despite once describing herself as having a black thump, has discovered both solace and sust...

    • 1 hr 24 min
    About Family Meal

    About Family Meal

    On this episode we hear a couple of Ordinary Stories about food. How it brings us together, and, in the case of food scarcity and inequitable access, it too often draws us apart.

    • 49 min

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