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7 Advices for Online Gospel Ministry

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Kathleen Wooten (Fresh Pond Meeting in Cambridge, Mass.) carries a concern for how we are faithful in virtual and actual community, and lets her life speak, tweet, and post as faithfully as she is able. Her occasional blog can be found at quakerkathleen.wordpress.com. She also serves as events coordinator of New England Yearly Meeting.

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2 Responses to 7 Advices for Online Gospel Ministry

  1. kathleen mcleod November 1, 2016 at 4:14 pm #

    City & State
    arlington, ma
    thank you kindly for the outline you have listed. great work and information that is useful and encouraging.

  2. Mackenzie Morgan November 4, 2016 at 11:46 am #

    City & State
    Silver Spring, MD
    Thank you for stating #5. I think there’s a temptation to want to ask that of whoever’s doing a meeting’s social media. I’ve been asked, “should we really be having all these posts on Facebook?” I think the asker was wondering about simply leaving the page inactive in between major events, then using it only for event promotion.

    Also, that’s a fantastic quote at the end. I’ve heard Friends express concern that any attempt at outreach can too easily slide into the realm of annoying, pushy street evangelism style proselytizing. We need to recognize that there’s a wide spectrum between not doing outreach at all and being overbearing in our outreach.

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