This week we take a bit of a break from the heavier side of Lent to a part of it that can bring joy. We are talking yarn! And beyond that we are talking anything that can be a meditative and restorative practice and how that can be as necessary spiritually as anything else. Grab a cup of coffee or tea - or definitely your needles- and join us.

Cuppa: How To Use the Bible

In the age of Google and computers it's easy to forget the physical books still exist. And some, like the Bible, can be daunting for those who aren't quite sure how to find things in them. This week we take a look at how to use an actual Bible to find things by chapter and verse and why it was set up that way in the first place. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and join us to learn more...

Image: The Simpsons

Bible Study

Where do you fall on the spectrum when it comes to bible studies? All in or straight up "no thanks"? This we take a look at all the forms that bible study can take with an invitation to join an online group at Central if that interests you. Grab your beverage of choice and find out more.

Saint Julian of Norwich

As we approach the Inauguration this week, we at the Church Basement give you a message of hope in the form of Saint Julian of Norwich. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and listen how the message of a woman from the 1300's is relevant today...


Podcast Notes:

Image courtesy of Wikipedia and according to Catholic Online, she is not actually sainted in the Catholic Church.

For those interested in reading further, Julian of Norwich: A Very Brief History

Alternative Giving

This week Pastor Amanda and Dawn have got your back if you are among those who hate shopping the mall! We discuss many ways you can give this holiday (and any season for that matter) that give back. Do some good for the world as you check names off your list. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and join us.

2016 Election

Well it has been quite a week for America. We made the decision to dedicate this podcast to helping people process what happened on Tuesday and how to move forward from here. Grab a cup of coffee, tea or whatever you need and join Pastor Amanda and Dawn in finding ways to move ahead.

Podcast Notes:

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