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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.

Like vs. Share
Posted by John Rollins on August 5, 2014
If you’ve ever wondered what is the difference between the Facebook “Like” and “Share” buttons, you are not alone. Google the question and you will...
Mary Davis
Posted by Nina Nicholson on July 2, 2014
Nearly 4000 posts made on #Episcopal Social Media Sunday have been collected into one place. You can scroll through them here. Keep in mind that a)...
Posted by Jan Paxton on June 30, 2014
The world-wide web makes it so easy to find just about anything we want to find, and that also makes it seem as though it is all out there for us to...
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...
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...