INTRODUCING OUR NEW PODCAST…
Bring it to the Altar: Season 1
This new 8 part podcast series brings you up close with the work of the OneSpirit team, faculty, graduate ministers and their wider community of teachers, elders & friends. Weaving tales from right across the globe, each episode features a new voice and tells a unique story of how this important work makes its way into the world.
EPISODE 1: MIRANDA MACPHERSON
What a better place to start than at the very beginning with OneSpirit founder: Miranda Macpherson who is in conversation with OneSpirit’s Creative Lead: Amy Firth. Miranda has been guiding others into direct experience of the Sacred for over thirty years internationally. Having completed her own Interfaith Seminary training in New York, in 1996 Miranda founded our OneSpirit Interfaith Foundation where she spent ten years training and ordaining the UK’s first Interfaith Ministers.
Learn more about Miranda: www.mirandamacpherson.com
EPISODE 2 : Rev Deb Connor
A recent graduate, Rev Deb was ordained with OneSpirit in 2018. A woman with many strings to her bow, she is also a Daoist priest in training, a published author, an acupuncturist, a Transformational Life Coach, Mixed Media Artist, and the founder of Lovely Vegan. As you’ll learn - she is also hilarious - it’s an episode filled with lots of easy laughter as we explore the call towards “Interfaith Ministry” and the treasure, trials and tribulations of the OneSpirit training.
Learn more about Deb: www.debconnor.co.uk
EPISODE 3: Jackee Holder
Ordained with OneSpirit in 2002, Jackee is a published author, executive and leadership coach, intuitive facilitator, coach supervisor and overall creative wonderwoman! This episode unpacks “Interfaith Ministry” and its place in the world. It also explores the importance of honouring transition in our lives and the deep need to return to ceremony and ritual to truly witness each other in all of life’s thresholds. We also explore Jackee’s true love and gift: the practice of Journalling - and what it can reveal to us when we have the courage to whisk out the wisdom from the depths of our hearts and pour it onto the page.
Learn more about Jackee: www.jackeeholder.com
EPISODE 4: PIPPA JONES
Pippa Jones is a teacher and Interfaith minister, a graduate of One Spirit Interfaith Seminary in New York, ordained in 2012. Currently based in Sydney, Pippa has recently completed a Theology degree and Comparative Religious Studies at the Australian Catholic University. Co-founder of Sydney Sacred Centre, the monthly Interfaith gathering at Pitt Street Uniting Church, Pippa is also serving on the Board of One Spirit, our sister-school in the USA. She plans to complete her Masters in Building Inter-Religious Relations at Vrije University in Amsterdam 2019-2020. This powerful and beautiful episode explores Interfaith Ministry, sacred activism, and how the OneSpirit training can deeply change us from the inside - if we let it.
EPISODE 5: REV. MONICA DOUGLAS-CLARK
Also known as The Rebel Reverend, Monica Douglas-Clark inspires change-makers and business rebels to be authentic, abundant and fulfilled. Ordained with OneSpirit in 2015, she is also a dedicated yoga practitioner and Transformational Guide, a passionate advocate of equality and diversity (PGDip Equality Studies Birmingham City University) and is passionate about providing spiritual counselling for people of all faiths or none to connect to their own inner wisdom.
*EPISODE COMING JUNE, 2019
Episode 6 - 8 coming June / July / August, 2019
Bring It To The Altar is recorded, edited & produced by: Amy Firth
Additional voiceovers by: Charlotte Allam
Music: A Dreamer’s Hymn by Josh Leininger licensed via Soundstripe.