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Chuck Knows Church

Chuck Knows Church is a fun and informative (and free!) weekly web series about the objects, symbols and terms used in church. Take a couple of minutes each week and have some fun while you learn from Chuck!

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Chuck Knows Church dresses like John Wesley to tell a little about this founding father of Methodism

Chuck Knows Church: John Wesley

Chuck Knows Church focuses on Methodist founding father, John Wesley and events that sparked the start of a new church. View

Chuck Knows Church uses a phone to talk about annual conferences and the structure of The Church.

Chuck Knows Church: Annual Conferences

What is a church annual conference and who are the members? What about a General conference? Chuck Knows Church decodes the United Methodist Church structure. Read More

Chuck Knows Church explores the Bible story of Jonah and the Whale.

Chuck Knows Church: Jonah and the Whale

Is all we know about Jonah was that he was swallowed by a whale? What's the significance of the story? Chuck draws it out for us! View

Screen grab from Chuck Knows Church: Maundy Thursday, courtesy of Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church.

Chuck Knows Church: Maundy Thursday

Did you know it was also known as Covenant Thursday, Great and Holy Thursday, Sheer Thursday and Thursday of Mysteries? View

Chuck Knows Church explains the events observed during the week leading up to Easter.

Chuck Knows Church: Holy Week

Holy Week is the last week of Lent, the week immediately preceding Easter. It is observed in many Christian churches as a time to commemorate and enact the suffering and... View

Funeral takes place in scene from Chuck Knows Church short feature on death and resurrection. Courtesy of Discipleship Ministries.

Chuck Knows Church: Resurrection

In this feature, "Easter people" are asked to think about death and the celebration we can look forward to through the Resurrection. View

Chuck Knows Church explores the life of Jesus the carpenter before he became known as Jesus Christ.

Chuck Knows Church: Jesus the Carpenter

Jesus' earthly father Joseph was a carpenter. The Greek word is Teckton which means builder. Chuck explores what we know about Jesus' work before he was known as Jesus Christ? View

Chuck Knows Church lights and Advent Wreath and talks about the significance of each candle.

Chuck Knows Church: Advent Wreath

Advent is a time of anticipation. Chuck looks at the symbolism in using an Advent wreath to count the weeks to Christmas. View

Chuck Knows Church explains the story behind and the significance of the Jewish Holiday of Passover.

Chuck Knows Church: Passover

Chuck Knows Church explains the story behind and the significance of the Jewish Holiday of Passover. View

In the 100th episode of Chuck Knows Church, Chuck discusses the Conversion of Saul the Persecutor.

Chuck Knows Church: Saul to Paul

How did Saul the Persecutor come to be known as Paul? Chuck tries to straighten out the confusion (or add to it). View