Future Program Summary

October 2014
Memory
October 27, 2014

Memories are important. Both our conscious and unconscious memories, and on this Midday Connection we’ll discuss the place memories hold for the Christian believer as we look to serve others and help in the healing process of our own lives as well as those we serve. It’s about service and prayer on Midday Connection.


Panel: Anita and Melinda, Lori Neff, Adelina Ghilea


Drama Proofing Your Marriage, Part 10
October 28, 2014

Ever experienced drama in your marriage? Whether your answer is 'yes' or 'no', you won't want to miss this  Midday Connection  when Ray and Nancy Kane continue their series on Drama Proofing your Marriage. The Kane's will talk from a place of personal experience, healing, and hope. If you are struggling in your marriage join us for this  Midday Connection .

Featured Guests: Ray Kane, Nancy Kane
Host: Anita Lustrea


The Essential Question
October 29, 2014

Have you ever asked yourself what difference am I making with my life? On some level we all struggle to find our own answer to that fundamental question, and on this Midday Connection, Whitney Kuniholm joins us to talk about the core questions that drive us. We’ll look at the book of Acts as the centerpiece for our discussion.  

Featured Guest: Whitney Kuniholm
Host: Melinda Schmidt


Millrose Club
October 30, 2014

One of the lost arts in our society is conversation. As followers of Christ, it’s essential to develop conversational tools if we hope to have spiritual conversations with friends and neighbors. It’s the Millrose Club on Midday Connection and we’ll discuss all kinds of topics and have fun along the way.


Millrose Club: Anita and Melinda, Lori Neff, Caryn Rivadeneira


Hymns and Spirituals
October 31, 2014

What happens when you add 8 amazing female vocalists, and a female producer? You get She Sings, a project filled with great music and stellar voices. And on this Midday Connection, Kim Hill and Paulette Wooten, two of those voices, join us in the studio to perform some of the music of She Sings.

Featured Guests: Kim Hill, Paulette Wooten
Host: Anita Lustrea


November 2014
Poetry
November 3, 2014

Many of you have asked, and so we are bringing back Dr. Rosalie de Rosset to talk about poetry. And on this Midday Connection we’ll get a refresher about this beautiful genre in literature as Rosie helps us decipher a couple of carefully chosen poems, and gives us the tools to continue doing that on our own. We’ll also learn that rhyming isn’t really what poetry is all about.

Featured Guest: Rosalie de Rosset
Hosts: Anita Lustrea, Lori Neff


Unexpected Journey
November 4, 2014

Sometimes unexpected journeys enter our lives. On this Midday Connection, Cindi and Joe Ferrini join us to talk about when special needs changed their course. When a child with special needs enters the world there can be hurdles and challenges. The Ferrini’s will address everything from diagnosis to enlisting help from the church as well as family and friends.

Featured Guests: Cindi Ferrini, Joe Ferrini
Host: Anita Lustrea


God With Us, Part 2
November 5, 2014

Do we really believe that God is with us? Do we live our lives with an increasing awareness of God's presence? On this Midday Connection, Jessica Handy joins us to talk about when joy and gratitude are present; they are keys to cultivating that God-awareness.

Featured Guest: Jessica Handy
Host: Lori Neff


Millrose Club
November 6, 2014

When I look at my calendar and see I have a date with a friend, my whole countenance changes. On this Midday Connection that’s what we’ve got, a date with several friends, including you. It’s the Millrose Club where we’ll raise a variety of topics, bat them around, and ask for your feedback.


Millrose Club: Anita and Melinda, Lori Neff, Adelina Ghilea


Free, Part 5
November 7, 2014

How do you make space for life to grow? Mark and Lisa Scandrette suggest that happens when you spend your time and money on what matters most, and on this Midday Connection we continue our series where we bring a group together to discuss what time and money mean to each of us. We'll be honest in our own struggles and hope you will too.  

Featured Guests: Mark Scandrette, Lisa Scandrette
Panel: Anita Lustrea, Lori Neff, Caryn Rivadeneira, Felecia Thompson, Randi Lundgren


Current Events
November 10, 2014

Sometimes things move so quickly in this world we can hardly keep up. Through technology we are offered endless avenues to receive the news and plenty of people to help us shape our views. On this Midday Connection we’ll look at how Christ followers might engage with the world around us so we can offer a perspective that’s missing in our world.


Panel: Melinda Schmidt, Caryn Rivadeneira, Mike Murphy


Domestic Violence
November 11, 2014

Globally, one in three women has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused. In the US alone, a woman is assaulted or beaten every nine seconds. Domestic violence causes physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual pain. Clearly, victims need help, hope, and healing. We'll talk about it with Justin and Lindsey Holcomb on this Midday Connection.

Featured Guests: Justin Holcomb, Lindsey Holcomb
Hosts: Anita Lustrea, Lori Neff


Wasting Time With God, Part 2
November 12, 2014

When it comes to developing a deep, trusting relationship with God, efficiency and productivity are not the answer. Klaus Issler joins us to say we need to "waste" time with God. We need to just enjoy being with him. After all, that’s how any friendship grows.

Featured Guest: Klaus Issler
Host: Melinda Schmidt


Millrose Club
November 13, 2014

Conversation is a lost art. Some have said social media plays a part in its demise, but on the Millrose Club conversation is king and on this program we'll hear thoughts and opinions around the table and get to know each other a little bit better as we converse together. Community is essential in the body of Christ, and it's happening on the Millrose Club on Midday Connection.


Millrose Club: Millrose Club, Caryn Rivadeneira


Good and Beautiful God, Part 8
November 14, 2014

We are continuing our series with James Bryan Smith as we go through his book The Good and Beautiful God.

Featured Guest: James Bryan Smith
Host: Anita Lustrea


WePick Book Club: The Giver
November 17, 2014

Dr. Rosalie de Rosset joins us for our WePick book club discussion. We're talking about The Giver by Lois Lowry and we'll reveal our next selection.

Featured Guest: Dr. Rosalie de Rosset
Hosts: Anita Lustrea, Lori Neff


Wisdom
November 18, 2014

Gordon and Gail MacDonald are back to have a conversation about the lessons they've learned so far.

Featured Guests: Gordon and Gail MacDonald
Host: Anita Lustrea


Holiday Organizing
November 19, 2014

As get ease into November, some of us are starting to think about the holidays and how we can stay sane and organized during a potentially busy time of the year. Marcia Ramsland join us to give us some tips and practical advice.

Featured Guest: Marcia Ramsland
Host: Melinda Schmidt


Millrose Club
November 20, 2014

When I look at my calendar and see I have a date with a friend, my whole countenance changes. On this Midday Connection that's what we've got, a date with several friends, including you. It's the Millrose Club where we'll raise a variety of topics, bat them around, and ask for your feedback.


Millrose Club: Millrose Club, Judy Sandiford


Free, Part 6
November 21, 2014

How do you make space for life to grow? Mark and Lisa Scandrette suggest that happens when you spend your time and money on what matters most, and on this Midday Connection we continue our series where we bring a group together to discuss what time and money mean to each of us. We'll be honest in our own struggles and hope you will too.

Featured Guests: Mark Scandrette, Lisa Scandrette
Panel: Anita Lustrea, Lori Neff, Caryn Rivadeneira, Felecia Thompson, Randi Lundgren