Rev. Dr. Von Clemans is a retired PC(USA) pastor/educator who most recently served 18 years as associate pastor in adult faith formation ministries at Myers Park Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, NC. He currently serves as an instructor for Vibrant Faith Institute’s Leading Faith Formation online course and as a congregational coach for Creating a Culture of Calling, a Lilly Endowment funded initiative by Vibrant Faith Ministries. His recent doctoral studies focused on educational ministry and technology. His passion is helping congregations, educators, and pastors strengthen adult education/faith formation ministries and in helping them make appropriate use of technology in enhancing ministry.
Season 2, Episode 11: At the beginning of the year, we started out with questions about what it means to be called. How has that evolved over the year?
Season 2, Episode 10: Singing the faith is an essential part of growing the faith: let’s talk about hymns!
Season 2, Episode 9: The second of a two-part series in which we're sharing stories from a trip to the Holy Land! On this episode, Leslie is joined by team members Christine Boies, Joe Huley, and Caroline Lazzara for a fun episode of story-telling!
Season 2, Episode 8: The first in a two-part series all about RHCC's trip to the Holy Land! In this episode, Pastor Dan shares his insights, experiences, and challenges from this memorable trip.
Season 2, Episode 7: Today we welcome Adam Smedberg from Church World Service, an organization committed to transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster.
Season 2, Episode 6: For centuries, people have walked their way to better health and greater wisdom. So, on today’s show, we will explore the spiritual benefits of walking our way home.
Season 2, Episode 5: Today is a special live episode with author and theologian Tony Jones. Tony is the author of "Did God Kill Jesus? Searching for Love in History’s Most Famous Execution", is theologian-in-residence at Solomon’s Porch in Minneapolis, and teaches theology at Fuller Theological Seminary and United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. Tony serves as a senior acquisitions editor at Fortress Press, curating the Theology for the People line of books and has developed an iPhone app called Ordain Thyself. For more information, visit: tonyj.net
Season 2, Episode 4: We started this podcast with a “simple” goal: to provide our listeners with high quality content that stimulates curiosity about faith and encourages them to be a force for good in the world. How do you think we’re doing? We’re podcasting about podcasting today!
Season 2, Episode 3: Our first Round Hill Radio LIVE! We were joined by Sarah Drummond, Dean of Andover Newton Theological Seminary. She shares with us the story of how ANTS came to be at Yale and how that challenge shaped everyone involved.
Season 2, Episode 2: To opt-in or opt-out? This choice governs so much of what fills our days. We invite our listeners to join our Lenten experience, beginning Monday, March 11! Weekly, you will receive directly in your email inbox a personal video message from Rev. Ed or Rev. Dan. These messages will reflect on how we can grow throughout Lent, what actions we can take to better ourselves and our world, and what this “Lent” thing is all about! To join the conversation, please visit roundhillcommunitychurch.org and click on “Opt-In to Lent”!
Season 2, Episode 1: On today’s episode, we take a look at what it means to get out of our comfort zones and take a dive into the deep end of human experience.
Episode 21: What do you want to be when you grow up? How is that we discover purpose and direction for our life? Let’s find out how to call all years good.
Episode 20: On today’s episode, we welcome Dan Haugh and Maria Montalbano to discuss the church’s recent trip to the Lakota Sioux reservation in South Dakota. If you enjoy this episode, we invite you to join us for a special time of worship on Sunday morning, September 23rd at 10am, where some of the students we mentioned will be sharing their stories and experiences from the trip.
Episode 15: The call to be vulnerable is a key element in a life worth living. But what exactly does it have to do with the way we practice our faith and the spirit in which we practice our faith? Let’s find out!
Episode 14: Today’s podcast is a reflection on the book “The Last Lecture” by Randy Pausch. What life lessons can be learned from a man who is told he only has a few months to live?
Episode 13: For centuries, faith has shaped art and art has shaped faith. As we think about how we practice our faith, What does it mean to nurture the spirit through the practice of looking at art & making art? We will consider how art feeds the imagination and brings us closer to God.
Episode 12: This week we are joined by incredible storyteller Valerie Tutson. She shares with us the transformative power of stories and how they can shrink the world and bring us together!
Episode 11: After 5 years as Senior Pastor of RHCC, Ed Horstmann will be going on sabbatical this summer. We’ll find out what he plans to do & not to do during this time of rest, reflection and renewal.
Episode 10: We welcome Reverend Kristine Eggert, Executive Director of God Before Guns, which is a Cleveland, Ohio-based multi-faith coalition of individuals and faith communities working to reduce gun violence. Her gun violence activism has brought her into many faith communities, the Statehouse in Columbus, and the Halls of Congress. This episode was recorded two weeks before the terrible events in Parkland, Florida which is why you will not hear it mentioned. We are so grateful to Pastor Kris for joining us via Skype for this conversation.
Episode 9: Ed and Leslie are joined by Associate Pastor Dan Haugh! The team discusses how the faith of our young people has been affected by social media and technology and how we can create moments of meaning in our disconnected world.
Episode 8: On today’s episode, Ed and Leslie talk about “practicing our faith”, which is the title of our current sermon series, going on through the end of April. Ed is going to dig into the detail of what it means to put faith into action.
Episode 7: Ed chats with Bryan Nurnberger, resident and founder of Simply Smiles; a not-for-profit organization that provides bright futures for impoverished children, their families, and their communities. Simply Smiles aims to be impactful, sustainable, scalable, and successful.
Episode 6: Ed and I welcome The Reverend Stephen Holton, Rector of Christ Church New Haven in a conversation about worship during the seasons of Advent and Christmas... how it can be so much more and keeping that pesky stress away!
Episode 5: Ed and Leslie discuss the arrival of Advent... the start of a new church year. What does that mean for us as we start (or in some cases, continue) to navigate the increasingly hectic Christmas season?
Episode 4: Finishing the series on Saint Paul, we discuss Paul's transformation from Saul to Paul and how taking this time to dive deep into the letters has offered a new perspective.
Episode 3: In our second of three conversations about Saint Paul, Ed and Leslie discuss freedom; what it meant to the early Christians and what it could mean for us today.
Episode 2: Ed and Leslie discuss St. Paul: how his message, image, and reputation has changed throughout the centuries and what it means for us today.
Episode 1: In this episode, we discuss the who, what, when, where, and why, of Round Hill Radio, the new podcast from Round Hill Community Church.