Stephanie and Robyn are joined by Sharan to discuss her diagnosis journey and how the grief involved is informing her faith. The Rev. Sharan Knoell is the pastor of Valley United Presbyterian Church in a small-town community that straddles the Pennsylvania – New York border. Prior to 2014, Valley United was three Presbyterian Church (USA)Continue reading “14. Grief with Rev Sharan Knoell”
Stephanie and Robyn are joined by the Rev’d Teresa Kim Pecinovsky to discuss her gorgeous children’s book Mother God . They discuss the importance of good theology and diverse representation in the church and in children’s literature. Born in South Korea and raised in Iowa, Teresa had a brief stint as an ESL teacher inContinue reading “13 Mother God with Teresa Kim Pecinovsky”
Robyn, Stephanie, and Ian talk about what the language in our prayer books says about God and people, identity, and autism . The Rev. Ian Lasch is an autistic priest in the Episcopal Church who takes great joy in living out the priestly vocation to serve as “pastor, priest, and teacher.” His primary areas ofContinue reading “11. The Prayer Book and the Imago Dei”
Robyn and Stephanie answer some of the questions they’ve heard from listeners. If we didn’t cover a question you have, or you want to hear more about something we talked about, use the contact form or email on our website to send it to us. Full Transcript Resources: Disability models simpler video option Understanding DisabilityContinue reading “10. Q&A (1)”
Robyn and Stephanie are joined by Kris and talk about myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS, sometimes CFS/ME). Kris shares her journey from athlete to diagnosis and we talk about Church responses to chronic illness, Long Covid, and theology. Kris Rudin is a former software engineer and avid bicycle racer whose life changed completely at ageContinue reading “9. ME/CFS with Kris”
Join us for a lively conversation with Meredith about chronic illness, living a full life, and playing your way into Sabbath. Along the way, we touch on some of the topics Robyn and Stephanie discussed while creating the podcast. The Rev. Meredith H. Crigler, MDiv, CDWF, CDTLF is an Episcopal priest who has lived onContinue reading “8. Chronic Illness, Sabbath, and Playfulness”
We continue our conversation with Pat McKenna. Pat is the Assistant Division Director at the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired. He is also an attorney and a long time guide dog handler who lives with his wife and sons in Central NJ. Transcript Links related to the episode:Pat and Finn Go-ProContinue reading “5. Service Dogs with Pat (part 2)”
Welcome to the Accessible Altar! Hear more from Nathan Leigh who composed our music (link).See more art from the Rev’d Stephanie London who created our title graphic (link).