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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.

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...
Optimal image sizes for your church's Facebook page
Posted by Jan Paxton on January 13, 2016
For your church’s Facebook page, you just upload the photos from your phone, right? No problem! But wait – you may not get the results you anticipate...
Spiffing up your church's communications for Christmas
Posted by Nina Nicholson on December 8, 2015
Christmas is coming, along with many occasional or even first-time visitors to your church, and you want to make sure your church's communications...
"Published" stamp
Posted by Nina Nicholson on November 19, 2015
Anyone who writes articles for church publications or local media understands the difference between writing for an internal audience (your...
Author John Rollins editing photos for a website.
Posted by John Rollins on November 2, 2015
Photos are essential for a lively and appealing church website. Sometimes, more than words, the photos convey the richness, the flavor and the...
Safeguarding your church's electronic property
Posted by Ken Boccino on October 20, 2015
As good stewards of our church property, buildings and possessions, we work diligently to safeguard and protect them. We do this by making sure that...
Turn on your smartphone in church on Social Media Sunday, October 25
Posted by Nina Nicholson on October 7, 2015
Last spring I had the opportunity to attend a forum, Journalism in the Age of Smartphones, featuring a panel of professional journalists who launched...
Jan Paxton
Posted by Jan Paxton on September 22, 2015
Hide it under a bushel? No! I’m going to let it shine. That’s the song we sing, and when we think of our church’s website we intend for it to be a...
Caution
Posted by Nina Nicholson on September 9, 2015
All websites need a domain name and a web host. These are easy to acquire, but sometimes churches have a hard time keeping track of them – and end up...
Recent posts on the facebook page Episcopal Church Memes
Posted by John Rollins on July 30, 2015
In previous “Geeks for God” blog posts, we’ve stressed the importance for every congregation that is able to have a Facebook page. Facebook, the...

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