Church Folx

by Birmingham and Berkley First UMC

Church Folx is a podcast where we talk to members of the community of Birmingham and Berkley First UMC about who they are and what God is doing in their lives. Throughout the bible, people are encouraged to bear witness to what they have seen and heard. Continuing in that tradition, this podcast offers a forum for people to get to know one another and be inspired. Our hope is that the stories of these Church Folx will empower ... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • E22 - Julie White

    E22 - Julie White

    Children’s Ministry Coordinator at Berkley First, Julie White is also the mother of five boys. Listen as she shares about life, faith, family, and staying sane while raising kids.

  • E21 - Patrice Wade-Olson (part 2 of 2)

    E21 - Patrice Wade-Olson (part 2 of 2)

    Patrice picks up where we left off in last week’s episode, while also sharing about surrounding ourselves with Scripture, growing as a spouse and mother, and running the marathon of life.

  • E20 - Patrice Wade-Olson (part 1 of 2)

    E20 - Patrice Wade-Olson (part 1 of 2)

    Patrice discusses getting nudged toward mission and being God’s hands and feet wherever you are. As a nurse practitioner working with the LGBTQ+ community, she also talks about love over judgment.

  • E19 - Gabriel Ervin

    E19 - Gabriel Ervin

    University of Michigan student Gabe Ervin grew up with Birmingham First. In this episode of Church Folx, he shares about the joy of Choir Camp and how God can violate the laws of thermodynamics.

  • E18 - Stephanie Laird

    E18 - Stephanie Laird

    Stephanie Laird shares about finding your voice, leaning into your unique gifts, skills, and abilities, and advocating for yourself and for others.