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Geeks for God: Evangelism in the Electronic Era

 Evangelism in the Electronic Era

The "Geeks for God" are the members of the diocesan Technology Committee: Diocesan staff members Nina Nicholson, Director of Communications & Technology and Randy Johnson, Administrator for Diocesan Ministries, and volunteers the Rev. John Rollins, Jan Paxton, Steven Boston, the Rev. Deacon Ken Boccino and Cliff Cernek.

Recipient of the 2015 Polly Bond Award of Merit from Episcopal Communicators for General Excellence: Blog.

Where do I vote?
Posted by Nina Nicholson on November 2, 2016
I have some technology-related advice to prepare for Election Day: If you need to go online to look up directions to your polling place, or research...
John Rollins and Ken Boccino at the 1998 Diocesan Convention
Posted by Jan Paxton on October 17, 2016
In 1996, I wrote an article for The VOICE highlighting technology in the Diocese of Newark. That was 20 ago, when personal computers were just...
Posted by Nina Nicholson on September 20, 2016
In the Geeks for God blog's first video tutorial, Nina Nicholson, diocesan Director of Communications & Technology, explains how to subscribe to...
Facebook impostor
Posted by Nina Nicholson on August 14, 2016
Early one morning before work, my phone buzzed with an alarming text message from Kay Lark, Bishop Beckwith’s Executive Assistant: “Nina it’s...
Mark Zuckerberg
Posted by John Rollins on July 15, 2016
You may have heard that Facebook is changing the algorithms that determine what shows up in your News Feed. Rumor has it that you will see more of...
What happens when you Google your church?
Posted by John Rollins on June 9, 2016
So, intrepid parish webmaster, you’ve been hearing a lot about Search Engine Optimization (SEO). One day, curious about how your church shows up on...
Episcopal Communicators Conference 2016
Posted by Nina Nicholson on May 2, 2016
Never mind the sin of pride, I’m going to start this post by bragging on behalf of the entire diocesan Technology Committee: when the Polly Bond...
email from the diocese
Posted by Randy Johnson on April 5, 2016
The Diocese of Newark has several ways to communicate with you via email. I would like to explain these methods and talk about the peculiarities of...
The universal symbol of RSS feeds.
Posted by John Rollins on March 14, 2016
Website developers, including those who create websites for their congregations, are always looking for ways to keep the content fresh and up-to-date...
Reviewing The VOICE Online for formatting issues on my smart phone.
Posted by Nina Nicholson on February 18, 2016
I use Constant Contact to publish diocesan e-newsletters, and lately when I log in it shows me warning messages regarding my e-newsletters’ potential...