Lots of computer repair, and the last of the tape digitization.
I wasn’t kidding about what I said last week.
This week’s focus: a lot more video work, in a couple different forms.
#ARUMC16 has nothing on this past week’s Rocky Mountain Annual Conference.
So, I haven’t intended for my post titles so far to be based on common English phrases, but here we are. (Besides, they’re accurate!)
Those of you who have read my “Interning with the ARUMC” blog know that my first week with the Arkansas Conference was a whirlwind of activity, and my work with the Mountain Sky Area was no different. And you know that’s exactly how I like it.
Hello, everyone! For those of you who don’t know, my name is Jacob Turner. I’m a junior at Hendrix College, a Religious Studies major and Computer Science minor, and a practicing United Methodist. That last point helps to connect right to the point of what this blog is about: starting Tuesday, I will be interning with the Mountain Sky Area of the United Methodist Church.
Continue reading A Proper Introduction
Regnat Populus: the people rule.
E Pluribus Unum: out of many, one.
This past week, I have had the amazing opportunity to be a part of a group of young adults from the Arkansas Conference who went to Washington, DC to participate in the United Methodist Seminar program sponsored by the General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church. The program focused on hunger and poverty in Arkansas and across the United States, and as the Arkansas Conference is currently working on the 200,000 Reasons Initiative, it was a perfect fit for us as we learned about our own state’s statistics on poverty and food insecurity, as well as what programs and ideas have worked in the DC area, and figured out how we can bring that into the initiative.
However, it was more than that. The trip, in and of itself, was an exercise of our collective rights as citizens, an opportunity to imagine new, creative, and innovative solutions to the problems we face in our state, and an adventure into our nation’s expansive and storied capital. And while I know I can’t do the trip justice as far as describing it in detail, I will certainly give it, as they say, “the old college try.”
Continue reading Where Regnat Populus Meets E Pluribus Unum
NOTE: This post originally appeared on KHDX.fm in March of 2017.
To call “TWENTY ØNE PILØTS” musicians would be very appropriate, but nowhere near accurate.
However, calling it the “Emøtiønal Røadshøw” tour was certainly completely accurate.