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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.

Social Media Sunday
Posted by Nina Nicholson on June 19, 2014
Are you on social media such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram? If so, have you ever done any of the following: Posted a comment about a terrific...
PHOTO COURTESY GOOD SHEPHERD EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF LINCOLN PARK & MONTVILLE
Posted by Nina Nicholson on June 5, 2014
When the members of St. Andrew's in Lincoln Park and Church of the Transfiguration in Towaco were in the process of unifying into Good Shepherd...
Writing for the internet
Posted by Nina Nicholson on May 22, 2014
When writing for the internet, “Get to the point fast,” said Catherine Kohn, award-winning writer and Associate Director of the Associated Church...
Episcopal communicators from the Dioceses of Newark and New Jersey
Posted by Nina Nicholson on May 6, 2014
I do diocesan communications as a department of one, so I look forward to my annual trip to the Episcopal Communicators Conference. This year we met...
John Rollins
Posted by John Rollins on April 7, 2014
The joyous celebration of Easter is a great occasion to create a video for your church’s website. The whole drama of Holy Week, leading to the Great...
Palm Sunday 2013 family service at St. George's, Maplewood. JOEL HERBERT PHOTO
Posted by Nina Nicholson on March 25, 2014
Holy Week, which is only – gasp! – a few weeks away, provides terrific photo opportunities for church communicators. The weather is improving, people...
Secure your church’s wireless network
Posted by John Rollins on March 11, 2014
More and more of our churches have installed wireless networks to facilitate high-speed connections for laptops, tablets and smartphones. But with...
Happy laptop
Posted by Randy Johnson on February 26, 2014
I know it's hard to keep up with the latest and greatest version of the all software we use, but the one program that you absolutely must have, and...
Tips for passwords
Posted by Nina Nicholson on February 12, 2014
Periodically you’ll get a notice from me or Randy like this: All – Apparently someone on the Newark list had their email hacked and is the source of...
Coordinating multiple communications options
Posted by Nina Nicholson on January 14, 2014
Dear Godly Geeks - I asked Randy if he wanted to take a turn writing a blog post, and he lifted his gaze from the mountain of paperwork on his desk,...

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