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Oct. 20, 2021

S4 E11: Serving Today's Pagans through Constellated Ministry | A Southern Dialogue with Holli Emore

S4 E11: Serving Today's Pagans through Constellated Ministry | A Southern Dialogue with Holli Emore

Pagan leaders or those that serve pagans in any type of ministry - this episode is especially for you!! My friend Holli Emore, Executive Director of Cherry Hill Seminary, talks to us about her new book, Constellated Ministry - A Guide for Serving Today's Pagans in this episode. She has created the term "constellated ministry" to describe the unique ministry needed for serving the pagan world. In this episode we'll talk about the following topics and MORE!

  • Holli's personal spiritual journey & coming out of the broom closet
  • How she became involved with Cherry Hill Seminary & Interfaith Partners of South Carolina
  • What does SPNR (Spiritual but not Religious) have to do with paganism?
  • Do we really want to be solitary pagan practitioners?
  • What is "constellated" ministry?
  • What do pagan ministers do?
  • What do pagans want in spiritual care? If anything?
  • What training do pagan ministers need?
  • The changing pagan landscape
  • Pagan ethics; confidentiality vs secrecy
  • Raising pagan children and whether we need pagan ministry to children
  • What Cherry Hill Seminary offers for everyone, not just those in ministry!

 
Purchase Constellated Ministry - A Guide for Serving Today's Pagans: https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/constellated-ministry/
Use the code RELIGION for 25% discount!

Cherry Hill Seminary: https://www.cherryhillseminary.org/

Interfaith Partners of South Carolina - http://interfaithpartnersofsc.org/

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CREDITS
My dad wrote the lyrics to my theme song, and we sing it together at the beginning.
Thanks to my husband for his contributions.
Thank you to our guest, Holli Emore.

RESOURCES
A Book of Pagan Prayer by Ceisiwr Serith

Original Broadcast: 10.20.21

Holli Emore

Author & Executive Director

Holli S. Emore, M.Div., is Executive Director of Cherry Hill Seminary, an international distance education program. Committed to building interfaith relationships, both locally and globally, she serves on the Board of Directors of Interfaith Partners of South Carolina and often teaches public groups about the rapidly-growing Pagan religions. Holli has been a regional resource for law enforcement, victim services, criminal justice classes and others since 2004. She serves the American Red Cross as a volunteer chaplain in Disaster Spiritual Care.