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Christmas Sweets Mix

December 29, 2020 Tara Lamont Eastman Episode 15
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Christmas Sweets Mix
Dec 29, 2020 Episode 15
Tara Lamont Eastman

It’s our 1st annual holiday special with listener contributions from Australia, Ireland & the USA.

Contributing Artists:
Lorraine Savage – Church Member and sewer of all things beautiful from King of Kings Lutheran Church in Liverpool NY. Poem titled: “Dear Santa”

 LeoWT  - a seminarian, hairdresser, and activist, but most importantly they are a Tejera. Leo, together with their partner, Elle Tejera, own #WTHAIR in Olean Ny. They have five children, four pets, and one passion in life, making the world a better place by loving the people in their lives. You can contact him at: [email protected]  or Leo Wolters Tejera on Facebook. Poem titled “Hope”

 Colleen Keating – is an Australian poet, who enjoys the pursuit of words to express her amazement with life. She has four award-winning books of poetry published, including : A Call to Listen, Fire on Water, Desert Patterns and Hildegard of Bingen are available as book or ebook version through the publisher Ginninderra Press in South Australia , Amazon, Goodreads, and other supply outlets. Poem titled “Gardeners of Hope”.

 Marilyn Dyer - is a member Hope Lutheran in Troy (formerly St. Timothy's) is the widow of Pastor Lee Dyer. You may know her from her role as Past President of Upstate NY Synod Women of the ELCA or for her "announcements" about World Hunger at Synod Assembly. Poem titled, “I Watched the Moonrise Christmas Eve”

 Adrin Fisher - is a teacher from Fairmount, West Virginia. She is the recipient of the 2020 National Writing Project at WVU Writing Excellence Award and was awarded. Her writing medium of choice is non-fiction or flash fiction. Poem titled, “December”

 Francisco Herrera - (he/him/mother) left a life in classical music (viola, orchestra conducting) to begin divinity studies at Chicago Theological Seminary, (MDiv 2012). Since beginning his PhD work at the Lutheran School of Theology (LSTC) he has exercised his Christian agitation skills as a seminary instructor at LSTC and the Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest, co-founded the collective #decolonizeLutheranism. He has written for 1517 Media and Sojourners Magazine, and is currently knee-deep in preparing a dissertation on intersectionality and church planting. Polymath and scatterbrain that he is, Francisco pays his bills with https://www.patreon.com/PolyglotEvangel, tweets at @PolyglotEvangel, would love to cook for you (just email him), and raises money in the name of Jesus. Francisco shares a recording of his composition “My Song (for baby)” The main singer in the recording, pastor Rev. Erin Coleman Branchaud of St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Logan Square.

Nancy Liccione – poet from Syracuse and Staten Island NY shares her song lyrics for her composition of, “May my life thus be a Song”

 Christine Valters Paintner - comes to us by way of Ireland. She is curator of  AbbeyoftheArts.com and the author of two collections of poetry - The Wisdom of Wild Grace and Dreaming of Stones. The poem she shares, "Suspended"

Thanks to audio technician and Holy Shenanigans Co- conspirator, Ian Eastman
Host and curator of the podcast is, yours truly, Pastor Tara Lamont Eastman – a creative, feminist and pastor.

Gratitude to artist Kellyn Baron who created the Artwork for this episode. Kellyn Baron, has a bachelor of arts from SUNY College at Brockport. She is a mixed media artist, who currently resides in Florida. To find Kellyn’s artwork, go to:https://fineartamerica.com/profiles/kellyn-baron 

Merry Christmas - and Happy New Year!

Show Notes

It’s our 1st annual holiday special with listener contributions from Australia, Ireland & the USA.

Contributing Artists:
Lorraine Savage – Church Member and sewer of all things beautiful from King of Kings Lutheran Church in Liverpool NY. Poem titled: “Dear Santa”

 LeoWT  - a seminarian, hairdresser, and activist, but most importantly they are a Tejera. Leo, together with their partner, Elle Tejera, own #WTHAIR in Olean Ny. They have five children, four pets, and one passion in life, making the world a better place by loving the people in their lives. You can contact him at: [email protected]  or Leo Wolters Tejera on Facebook. Poem titled “Hope”

 Colleen Keating – is an Australian poet, who enjoys the pursuit of words to express her amazement with life. She has four award-winning books of poetry published, including : A Call to Listen, Fire on Water, Desert Patterns and Hildegard of Bingen are available as book or ebook version through the publisher Ginninderra Press in South Australia , Amazon, Goodreads, and other supply outlets. Poem titled “Gardeners of Hope”.

 Marilyn Dyer - is a member Hope Lutheran in Troy (formerly St. Timothy's) is the widow of Pastor Lee Dyer. You may know her from her role as Past President of Upstate NY Synod Women of the ELCA or for her "announcements" about World Hunger at Synod Assembly. Poem titled, “I Watched the Moonrise Christmas Eve”

 Adrin Fisher - is a teacher from Fairmount, West Virginia. She is the recipient of the 2020 National Writing Project at WVU Writing Excellence Award and was awarded. Her writing medium of choice is non-fiction or flash fiction. Poem titled, “December”

 Francisco Herrera - (he/him/mother) left a life in classical music (viola, orchestra conducting) to begin divinity studies at Chicago Theological Seminary, (MDiv 2012). Since beginning his PhD work at the Lutheran School of Theology (LSTC) he has exercised his Christian agitation skills as a seminary instructor at LSTC and the Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest, co-founded the collective #decolonizeLutheranism. He has written for 1517 Media and Sojourners Magazine, and is currently knee-deep in preparing a dissertation on intersectionality and church planting. Polymath and scatterbrain that he is, Francisco pays his bills with https://www.patreon.com/PolyglotEvangel, tweets at @PolyglotEvangel, would love to cook for you (just email him), and raises money in the name of Jesus. Francisco shares a recording of his composition “My Song (for baby)” The main singer in the recording, pastor Rev. Erin Coleman Branchaud of St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Logan Square.

Nancy Liccione – poet from Syracuse and Staten Island NY shares her song lyrics for her composition of, “May my life thus be a Song”

 Christine Valters Paintner - comes to us by way of Ireland. She is curator of  AbbeyoftheArts.com and the author of two collections of poetry - The Wisdom of Wild Grace and Dreaming of Stones. The poem she shares, "Suspended"

Thanks to audio technician and Holy Shenanigans Co- conspirator, Ian Eastman
Host and curator of the podcast is, yours truly, Pastor Tara Lamont Eastman – a creative, feminist and pastor.

Gratitude to artist Kellyn Baron who created the Artwork for this episode. Kellyn Baron, has a bachelor of arts from SUNY College at Brockport. She is a mixed media artist, who currently resides in Florida. To find Kellyn’s artwork, go to:https://fineartamerica.com/profiles/kellyn-baron 

Merry Christmas - and Happy New Year!