Social Media & Networking

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November 30, 2012

By: Bronwyn

Observing Advent in spiritual, faithful avenues via social media are being conducted by the Episcopal Church Office of Communication.

Advent is the liturgical season that occurs four weeks prior to Christmas, beginning on Sunday, December 2.  Advent is a time of reflection and...

April 12, 2012

[Office of Public Affairs] “Mobile Apps for Churches” is the topic of the next Digital Formation webinar scheduled for April 20 at 1 p.m. Eastern (12 p.m. Central, 11 a.m. Mountain and 10 a.m. Pacific).

Pre-registration is required for this free webinar.

A joint program of the...

March 9, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] “What to Tweet About” is the topic of the next Digital Formation webinar, slated for March 16 at 1 pm Eastern (noon Central, 11 Mountain, 10 Pacific).

Pre-registration is required. To register for the free webinar: http://digitalformation....

February 24, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Social Media as Hospitality is the topic of the next Digital Formation webinar, slated for March 2 at 1 pm Eastern (noon Central, 11 Mountain, 10 Pacific).

Pre-registration is required. To register for the free webinar: http://digitalformation....

February 10, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church is working with the Office of Communication of the church’s denominational headquarters on a new education program called Digital Formation.

The goal is to help clergy and lay leaders throughout the...

February 7, 2012

[Religion News Service] Even though I use Facebook frequently, I doubt my usage pattern will justify a $100 billion valuation for the company or send a new crop of Silicon Valley paper millionaires to Ferrari dealerships.

I never click on sidebar ads, I immediately block all games, and I...

January 31, 2012

[Faith & Leadership] Mainline churches were never a good fit for broadcast media, but they are ideally suited to take advantage of the new world of social media, said Elizabeth Drescher, the author of “Tweet If You ♥ Jesus: Practicing Church in the Digital Reformation.”

To Drescher,...

January 27, 2012

[Forward Movement] Lent Madness pits holy saints against one another in a battle to win the coveted Golden Halo. But it is more than that: Lent Madness is really an online devotional tool designed to help people learn about saints. The competition begins on Thursday, February 23.

The...

January 11, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] At a recent conference of training professionals, a speaker on social networking asked the audience how many were on Twitter. Few hands went up, a surprising response since the average age of participants was well under 40. The speaker went on to explain why they should...

November 27, 2011

I love Advent, but that was not always the case. I guess I had to grow into it. And that happened about 20 years ago when I heard a sermon at St. Columba's Episcopal Church in Washington, DC.

Parishioners were invited to take a printed card with these words: Slow down. Quiet. It's Advent...

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