Thursday, October 1, 2015

#ChSocM Transcript: October, Social Media Sunday, and THE FUTURE

Looking at the month ahead and how we're using #chsocm to build communities as we share the gospel. 

This week's (9/29/15) chat moderated by Regina Heater (@reckshow)

T1 ROLL CALL: who is participating in #SMS15 (Social Media Sunday) this year? 10/25/15
T2: What's going on in your parish/congregation in October? SHARE ALL THE THINGS with us!
T2a: Pick one thing from Oct. you are super-excited to share via #chsocm & HOW WILL YOU DO IT?
T3: Which recurring hashtags (like #tbt, #wisdomwednesday) do you use in your #chsocm ministry?
T3a: Is there one recurring hashtag you see regularly that you'd like to incorporate into your #chsocm?
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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

#ChSocM Transcript: "Social Media and Mission Trips"

Using social media before, during and after short-term missions trips. 

This week's chat moderated by Paul Steinbrueck (@paulsteinbrueck)

T1: Has your church sent short-term missions teams recently? Tells about them... where to, what'd they do, etc.
T2a: In what ways have you used social media while preparing for a missions trip?
T2b: What other ideas & suggestions do you have for using social media pre-trip?
T3a: In what ways have you or your church used social media during a short-term missions trip?
T3b: What other ideas & suggestions do you have for using social media during a missions trip?
T4a: In what ways have you used social media after a short-term missions trip?
T5a: Any final thoughts/suggestions regarding using social media with short-term missions trips?
T6: I think it's essential we put what we learn into action, so what's 1 thing u will do b/c of tonight's chat?
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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

#ChSocM Transcript: "Pastoral Care"

The ways in which pastoral care can/does/should happen in digital gathering spaces. 

This week's chat moderated by Jason Chesnut (@crazypastor)

T1: Have you given/received pastoral care online? How?
T2: What are the pros/cons of the act of pastoral care online (compared with face-to-face)?
T3: Get yo’ Bible on. Where in the biblical narrative do we see legit pastoral care happening?
T4: What would you say to someone who disregards the possibility of doing real pastoral care online?
T5: What specific things can we do (have you done) to provide pastoral care across the breadth of #chsocm?

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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

#ChSocM Transcript: "Questions to Visit & Revisit"

Questions to visit/revisit no matter where our ministry is 

This week's chat moderated by Seth Hinz (@sethhinz)

T1: What advice would you give someone starting a new job in church communication?
T2: What tools and resources do you use to keep your communications organized?
T3: How did you establish the voice and tone for your organization?
T4: The #1 tip you would give someone who needs to shift the voice / tone of their organization?
T5: How did you determine what types of content your organization would produce?
T6: How do you ensure that your online presence matches with your in-person church community?
T7: What resources & tools would be helpful for a person just starting out? Books, articles, blogs, etc?

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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

#ChSocM Transcript: "Social Media Integration"

Defining and discussing "social media integration." 

This week's chat moderated by Neal Fischer (@nealffischer)

T1. What does the term “Social Media Integration” mean to you?
T2. Your website is a place that needs to have #chsocm integration. What are some ways you are integrating social in your site?
T3. What are some websites that use social media integration effectively and why do you think so?
T4. What are some success stories you have achieved from social media integration?
T5. We’ve talked about website integration. What are some other places/ways to integrate your social media efforts?
T6. What are some ways to integrate social media in your #meatspace (physical space)?

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

#ChSocM Chat Transcript: Back to School Edition with Lots of Tips

Another chat packed with tips to
swipe repurpose and share!

This week's chat moderated by David Hansen (@Rev_David)

T1 - How are you using social media to kick off the new season?
T2 - Are you implementing any new #chsocm strategies for the new school/program year?
T3 - How are you (are you?) integrating #chsocm with your education/formation program?
T4 - How are you using #chsocm to pray for/bless/care for educators and parents?
TBonus: What was the #chsocm highlight of your summer?

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