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By Cathy Hornberger
This month we share five reflections on Easter.
By Sarah Cowan
Sarah Cowan asks: how will you bring a Mister Rogers moment to your people through your online experiences?
By Ken Mosesian
In our latest blog, Ken Mosesian acknowledges that it is possible to overdose on online meetings, even though they are our link to the outside world.
By Lisa G. Fischbeck
In our latest blog, Lisa G. Fischbeck imagines how Jesus would be a good Zoom bomber, not a malicious one like the kind that spout epithets, but the kind that might take over our screen with words of love and peace.
By Linda Buskirk
Linda Buskirk strikes a joyous note as she gives examples of creative communications throughout the Church in response to the pandemic. In our latest blog, she observes that “we’ve always done it that way” is no longer an excuse in these times.
By Ken Howard
The Chinese word for crisis is a combination of the ones for danger and opportunity. We have the opportunity to welcome new parishioners through the magic of online church and Zoom. There is a bit of danger in that there are idiots who like to “zoombomb” meetings. But we cannot discount the opportunity just because there is the possibility of embarrassment.
By Alan Bentrup
In his blog, Evangelism, Connection, and Our New (Virtual) Reality, Alan Bentrup gives us suggestions on how to conduct church services now so that we reach the most people in the best ways possible.
By Annette Buchanan
You might say that “Those dratted televangelists make a mockery of religion!” Maybe, but they have to have done something right to be around for so long. In our latest blog, Annette Buchanan looks at what we might borrow from them to help our own ministries.
By Greg Syler
In our latest blog, Greg Syler applies the Invite Welcome Connect method to the new paradigm of virtual church. As he says, no one wanted to learn how to do church in quite this way but many have done online services very well considering. Here are some thoughtful questions and suggestions to help improve your work.
By Annette Buchanan
Annette Buchanan tackles vestry shortfalls in communication and knowledge. Here she shares her church’s recommendations for a strong, transparent vestry.