Showing posts with label #OccupyAdvent. Show all posts
Showing posts with label #OccupyAdvent. Show all posts

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Church Social Media Chat: It's Beginning to Look Like Advent...Again

This year, the First Sunday of Advent is on December 1.
We discussed using social media to get ready...and more!


 #ChSocM Tweetchat (11/05/13)(11/05/2013) 
8:55
Nice to see familiar faces starting to gather. Hi there, #chsocm friends!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 8:55 rev_david
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Tonight's church social media conversation: Planning for Advent & the holidays. #chsocm 9pm ET
Tuesday November 5, 2013 8:55 rev_david
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@rev_david I'm excited for the topic tonight #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 8:56 JaredJLee89
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CHSOCM: 
Yep, it's working! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 8:56 CHSOCM
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Logging in for tonight's #chsocm discussion of Advent!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 8:56 OccupyAdvent
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RT @markalves Include your site URL in your org's main voicemail greeting. Spell out for clarity (St vs saint) #chsocm #twenance 40/40!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 8:58 LeistCatalano
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Please return your tray tables and seatbacks to their upright and locked positions, we are on final approach to #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 8:58 rev_david
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Getting your church started on Pinterest? Start here —> bit.ly/x5dgro #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 8:58 jburno
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Not sure if I will have anything to add... but plan to attend! #chsocm chat.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 8:58 embeddedfaith
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Just a warning! I'm about to join. RT @rev_david: Tonight's church social media conversation: Planning for Advent & holidays. #chsocm 9pm ET
Tuesday November 5, 2013 8:59 NickiinNY
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It's time to start the music, it's time to light the lights, it's time to get things started on #chsocm chat tonight!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 8:59 rev_david
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RT @rev_david: It's time to start the music, it's time to light the lights, it's time to get things started on #chsocm chat tonight!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:00 NickiinNY
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Welcome to the weekly discussion of social media and ministry! #chsocm!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:00 rev_david
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:00 Denise205
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@rev_david Great - now I have that tune auto-playing in my head. #muppets #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:01 amynd
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:01 rev_david
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If you usually just listen in, consider speaking up tonight – we’d love to you’re your thoughts! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:02 rev_david
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Those of you in the US, I hope you took the time to vote today! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:02 rev_david
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Special welcome to folks who are new to the chat! Don’t be overwhelmed by the speed, there will be a transcript posted later. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:02 rev_david
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Please don’t forget to add the #chsocm hashtag to all your tweets!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:02 rev_david
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:02 stynxno
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@rev_david No election in MD. Preached on it though. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:03 RevWeb
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:03 youravgpastor
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RT @rev_david It's time to start the music, it's time to light the lights, it's time to get things started on #chsocm chat tonight!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:03 stynxno
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:03 rev_david
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Enjoyed Marvel's Agents of SHEILD. Now it is time for my weekly #chsocm chat. Please excuse the number of tweets over the next hour.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:03 nealffischer
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:04 youravgpastor
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If you're interested in church + faith + #socialmedia, join the #chsocm chat tonight [and every week at this time]
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:04 SophiaKris
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@amynd @rev_david He does that to me every time he moderates! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:04 Denise205
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Tonight we are talking about a favorite topic: Advent! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:04 rev_david
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w00t!! // RT @rev_david: Tonight we are talking about a favorite topic: Advent! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:04 OccupyAdvent
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As always, we open with prayer. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:05 rev_david
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:05 ecampbellreed
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The Lord be with y’all! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:06 rev_david
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RT @rev_david: As always, we open with prayer. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:06 NickiinNY
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RT @rev_david As always, we open with prayer. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:06 LuckyCharm333
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"@rev_david: The Lord be with y’all! #chsocm and with your spirit!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:06 faithisgrace
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@rev_david And with your spirit. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:06 NickiinNY
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RT @rev_david The Lord be with y’all! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:06 LuckyCharm333
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@rev_david Voted by absentee ballot last week. Woman almost cried when I told her that I vote EVERY time. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:06 ohxjulie
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MT @Rob_Mus RT @rev_david: If you're interested in church + faith + #socialmedia, join the #chsocm chat tonight [& every week at this time]
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:07 LuckyCharm333
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Good & gracious God, we give thanks for the many gifts you have showered on us, #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:07 rev_david
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RT @rev_david Good & gracious God, we give thanks for the many gifts you have showered on us, #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:08 LuckyCharm333
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Be present in this conversation tonight; may our words & relationships be filled with grace. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:08 rev_david
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@ohxjulie @rev_david They normally cry here when I show up-because I exercise my right to formally refuse to vote-none worth it #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:08 colinscameron
9:08
Excited to finally remember about the #chsocm chat tonight!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:08 bigredkate44
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RT @rev_david Be present in this conversation tonight; may our words & relationships be filled with grace. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:08 LuckyCharm333
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Bless our ministries - online and incarnational - for the building of your Kingdom. Amen! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:09 rev_david
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@bigredkate44 I was late last week and got in big trouble. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:09 markalves
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:09 rev_david
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:09 colinscameron
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RT @rev_david Bless our ministries - online and incarnational - for the building of your Kingdom. Amen! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:09 LuckyCharm333
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:09 rev_david
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RT @rev_david Bless our ministries - online and incarnational - for the building of your Kingdom. Amen! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:09 stynxno
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:09 amynd
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Tuning in to discussion on advent @chsocm #@ #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:09 Dawnpcusa
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@markalves No, you MISSED last week! LOL #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:09 LuckyCharm333
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@Dawnpcusa: Tuning in to discussion on advent @chsocm #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:10 Dawnpcusa
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Bonus for us, though! RT @markalves @bigredkate44 I was late last week and got in big trouble. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:10 singingcarolyn
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RT @singingcarolyn Bonus for us, though! RT @markalves @bigredkate44 I was late last week and got in big trouble. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:10 LuckyCharm333
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Next up: self-introductions. In addition to church affiliation, tell everyone how you currently use social media. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:11 rev_david
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@rev_david A G+ friend posted an Advent pic with "only 30 days away" and my heart skipped a beat, but not the good way. Good topic! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:11 markalves
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Over the next hour, joining the #chsocm community to talk about Advent & soc media. Jump in, listen, or ignore as you wish.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:11 singingcarolyn
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#legalvoiceover We will assume tweets during this chat yours & do not represent your church or organization #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:12 rev_david
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RT @rev_david Next up: self-introductions. In addition to church affiliation, tell everyone how you currently use social media. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:12 LuckyCharm333
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Hey from Nashville. I manage social spaces for #rethinkchurch in the #UMC. From Seattle, now living in the south. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:12 SophiaKris
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:12 LeistCatalano
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I'm Nicki - Roman Catholic parishioner. Use social media for personal use and for some clients but not church related any longer. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:12 NickiinNY
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Middler seminarian from the Episcopal Dio of W. Kansas. I help run all of the social media for @SewaneeSeminary #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:12 bigredkate44
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Cyndi. Catholic (children's faith formation coord)...trying out as much social media as I can!! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:12 embeddedfaith
9:12
ELCA pastor in Lincoln NE FB & Twitter for info building toward conversation and relationships. Sort of #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:12 FergusonLance
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<- Director of Communications, @UpstateNYSynod, @ELCA - FB, Twitter, G+, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest and email #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:12 nealffischer
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#legalvoiceover No spam. We're here for conversation. Please do not use this hour to pitch links to your product/service/website. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:13 rev_david
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< #ELCA, seminarian; Director of Communication at a church in New York City. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram are my tools of choice. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:13 stynxno
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#lcms web/media for @miLCMS // working to equip professional workers to utilize #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:13 sethhinz
9:13
So happy to see so many new-to-me faces on #chsocm tonight! Welcome!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:13 reckshow
9:13
#Episcopal priest. Bishop's staff. #Baltimore. Using #chsocm to build community; share Good News.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:13 RevWeb
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Jared. ELCA Vicar in Arden, NC. Blogger for theology. Facebook for keeping up. Twitter to see what's happening with #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:13 JaredJLee89
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I'm Eric. ELCA pastor in SE Iowa. Voracious personal soc media user. Cong. uses Facebook -- mostly for announcements and birthdays. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:13 eric_clapp
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ELCA Pastor in North TX. #ChSocM
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:13 SmilingKIJ
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ELCIC pastor from Burlington, ON. Haven't been here for a while. Good to have a Tuesday night off and be back. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:13 colinscameron
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:13 LeistCatalano
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Admissions @GettSem, using social media to connect past, present, and future communities. Also, AiM in the @ELCA! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:13 ohxjulie
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RT @reckshow So happy to see so many new-to-me faces on #chsocm tonight! Welcome!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:13 LeistCatalano
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@rev_david Dawn Hyde, pastor @mbcc. Use social media for bible study, pastoral care, newsletter, sermon blog, video share, planning #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:13 Dawnpcusa
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Cradle to grave Episcopalian (as far as I know) here in CT, use many sm platforms for myself & @TrinityTville. Love shiny new things #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:14 singingcarolyn
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<- Tonight's modertor. David. #ELCA pastor. Using social media for my ministry @Prairie_Hill and in @GulfCoastSynod. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:14 rev_david
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I'm sure #twenance has something to do with that -->RT @reckshow So happy to see so many new-to-me faces on #chsocm tonight! Welcome!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:14 LuckyCharm333
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:14 vibeslyn
9:14
um, a bit distracted by the multi-boot build utility I just downloaded. Lutheran. Minnesotan. aka @ChristianWebRes #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:14 skenow
9:14
Work on Web content for Catholic publisher. Celebrating the blogaversary of one of the blogs I work with: shar.es/IUmBh #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:14 Denise205
9:14
(And probably not participating fully because I'm in Seattle and mobile participation is surprisingly difficult!) #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:14 ohxjulie
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Former UMC Adult Min. Director. Church comm. consultant, trainer & marketing director. :-) #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:14 kdunigan
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:15 markalves
9:15
A Mennonite Brethren pastor in Winnipeg #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:15 EricFriesen1
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@ohxjulie Why is that more difficult in Seattle? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:15 LuckyCharm333
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#chsocm Tweetchat (11/05/13) - bit.ly/1b3INeQ We're chatting about church social media at 9PM ET. Join us! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:16 chsocm
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I'm a presby pastor surrounded by #chsocm Lutherans.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:16 dlawrence0425
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@ohxjulie It is really difficult. I've tried several times form mobile, but can only see part of the list of #chsocm tweets
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:16 LeistCatalano
9:16
LCMS church worker bee. If it needs to be done, I will do it. Manage our church SM and some area non-profits. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:16 vibeslyn
9:16
So many new & familiar faces tonight! Welcome all, we are better because you are here! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:16 rev_david
9:16
Pastor @stjohnslakewood #ELCA Getting back into #chsocm swing of things after a one year slowdown for bivocational opportunity.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:16 youravgpastor
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:17 paulsteinbrueck
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:17 RobertInCypress
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#ELCA Comm Coord.- website, FB, mailchimp, now Pinterest. Working to bridge the conversation b/ live, print, sm. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:17 jensandmann
9:17
.@karlkroger #chsocm = church + social media :) weekly chat at 9pm EST. Tonight's topic is Advent related. Join if you have time!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:17 SophiaKris
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@RobertInCypress #chsocm = Church Social Media. Weekly discussion of digital tools and ministry.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:17 rev_david
9:17
I haven't been to #chsocm in a couple of months. Watching on Twubs tonight and wow - what a lot of folks!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:17 ecampbellreed
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:17 Denise205
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Keep the intros coming as we move into tonight's discussion! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:17 rev_david
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RT @rev_david @RobertInCypress #chsocm = Church Social Media. Weekly discussion of digital tools and ministry.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:18 FergusonLance
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:18 Denise205
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Advent has always been a favorite topic with this group, and we are moving into planning time. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:18 rev_david
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@faithisgrace @rev_david I can't help myself but I saw DRE and what goes through my mind? youtu.be/E5a93wABHNM #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:19 nealffischer
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@chsocm Co-founder of @OurChurchDotCom, blogger, elder of a CMA church in Clearwater, FL #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:19 paulsteinbrueck
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The #occupyadvent project was born during our annual Advent chat 2 years ago. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:19 OccupyAdvent
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The advent of Advent, now on #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:19 ChristianWebRes
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RT @ChristianWebRes: The advent of Advent, now on #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:19 rev_david
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:19 SmilingKIJ
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Ready ... topic one coming your way ... #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:19 rev_david
9:20
Dir of Communications at multisite evan church in NWPA #Erie area #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:20 JoelNatalie
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T1 - How is your social media ministry different as we move into November/December? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:20 rev_david
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:21 kdunigan
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@faithisgrace Sorry to hear about the displacement. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:21 Denise205
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RT @rev_david T1 - How is your social media ministry different as we move into November/December? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:21 FergusonLance
9:21
@rev_david A1 Step 1: Keep head above water. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:21 SmilingKIJ
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RT @SmilingKIJ: @rev_david A1 Step 1: Keep head above water. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:21 rev_david
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@Denise205 @reckshow @markalves missed last chat, did 40 #chsocm tweets over the week as #twenance. Real trooper, good stuff!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:22 LuckyCharm333
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For those new to the hashtag, #chsocm is church social media chat.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:22 Denise205
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:22 rev_david
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:22 ecampbellreed
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Glad I'm not the only one. RT @kdunigan @ecampbellreed Me too!!! Love my #chsocm friends!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:22 singingcarolyn
9:22
Focus. for sure. Preparing our hearts...FB daily advent reflections...looking for more ideas in addition to fb. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:22 embeddedfaith
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T1 More focus on grace, God's gifts, and what it means to live as the body of Christ here and now. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:23 JaredJLee89
9:23
@rev_david T1 - I tend to write (daily) Daily Office postings with fresh discipline in Advent - New Year's resolution, so to speak #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:23 dcnpatience
9:23
T1 - more use of paid/targeted ads for special events e.g Longest Night worship #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:23 FergusonLance
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A1: #advent is an opportunity to use #sm to remind people about simplifying in #preparation for #christmas #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:23 amynd
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A1: Step 2: Remember to pray and breathe and reflect. #ChSocM
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:23 SmilingKIJ
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Good point!! // RT @FergusonLance: T1 - more use of paid/targeted ads for special events e.g Longest Night worship #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:23 rev_david
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@rev_david T1: Here in FL our #sm ministry is different by meeting outdoors with the A/C off. ;) #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:23 paulsteinbrueck
9:23
T1- doing 30 Days of Being #Thankful as we end the church year. Ppl can share in print, email, FB. Sharing notes verbally and SM. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:23 jensandmann
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RT @SmilingKIJ: A1: Step 2: Remember to pray and breathe and reflect. #ChSocM
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:23 rev_david
9:23
#chsocm Zounds! So many new people. What a fabulous way to enter the new liturgical year!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:23 MeredithGould
9:24
T1 More active. Start using #Advent hashtag to tweet links of seasonal interest. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:24 Denise205
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T1 our communications always focused on 'hope,' but additional emphasis on thanks, blessings #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:24 sethhinz
9:24
A1 Paid ads last year -- not sure what I'll do for this year yet #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:24 colinscameron
9:24
We get things started as November rolls around. Trying to focus more this year on helping people to prepare. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:24 OccupyAdvent
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T1: More campaign/advertising. Free stuff like outreach resources for local church, daily devotions + app to drive engagement #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:24 SophiaKris
9:24
I do take extra time & care with #Advent blog posts and attend to grief of friends & students #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:24 ecampbellreed
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:24 PetreyDishCom
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Also, #advent provides lots of opportunity for visual posts. Much more #audience engagement with imagery. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:25 amynd
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RT @OccupyAdvent We get things started as November rolls around. Trying to focus more this year on helping people to prepare. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:25 FergusonLance
9:25
T1: I find our social media efforts shift some. Themed arcs etc. A few spot asks before year end on this year's taxes #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:25 nealffischer
9:25
T1 - It's like liturgical New Year's resolution: my #chsocm use gets more intentional as we move into Advent.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:25 rev_david
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RT @ecampbellreed: I do take extra time & care with #Advent blog posts and attend to grief of friends & students #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:25 rev_david
9:26
.@PetreyDishCom hello, hello again! We welcome lurkers in #chsocm :)
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:26 SophiaKris
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Ppl tend to do everything BUT simplify in prep for #Christmas. Goes against the grain. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:26 LuckyCharm333
9:26
A. I've done trivia type games on soc media in the past. They are fun but limited to local users as we didn't mail gifts #budget #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:26 faithisgrace
9:26
@rev_david T1: Our #sm will probably change towards promoting our Christmas production,1 of r biggest outreach events of yr #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:26 paulsteinbrueck
9:26
#chsocm Let the record show that #OccupyAdvent (@OccupyAdvent) was created during a #chsocm chat by tonight's moderator, @rev_david
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:26 MeredithGould
9:27
@MeredithGould Hi! Wasn't sure you were here tonight. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:27 Denise205
9:27
Please keep going on earlier topics as new discussions get dropped into the mix. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:27 rev_david
9:27
T1 Stakes are higher & audience faces more distractions. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:27 markalves
9:27
T1: SM could also be a cool venue to show some "behind the scenes" pics of worship space or thoughts on Advent prep. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:27 eric_clapp
9:27
@Denise205 I'm multi-tasking. Working on a Brand Book for an ELCA client. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:27 MeredithGould
9:27
MT @MeredithGould #chsocm Let the record show that #OccupyAdvent was created during a #chsocm chat by tonight's moderator, @rev_david
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:27 FergusonLance
9:27
Truth // MT @MeredithGould: #OccupyAdvent (@OccupyAdvent) was created during a #chsocm chat by tonight's moderator, @rev_david
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:27 OccupyAdvent
9:27
@LuckyCharm333 I'm praying that I can simplify this Christmas and really focus on what's important...and feel peace. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:27 kdunigan
9:27
re T1 - how does this season impact the calendars of ministry leaders? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:27 skenow
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Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:28 OccupyAdvent
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RT @markalves: T1 Stakes are higher & audience faces more distractions. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:28 rev_david
9:28
@faithisgrace games sound fun! Got you on the #budget as well. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:28 embeddedfaith
9:28
@faithisgrace I'd love to hear more about the trivia games. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:28 Denise205
9:28
A1 Definitely more frequent or consistent. We have offered devotional material on fb for households in the past. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:28 EricFriesen1
9:28
T2 - How do you connect your holiday #chsocm activities to secular holidays/celebrations?
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:28 rev_david
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RT @rev_david: T2 - How do you connect your holiday #chsocm activities to secular holidays/celebrations?
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:29 NickiinNY
9:29
@skenow I assume quite a bit - but I bet church members would be willing to help plan (and post) #sm content #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:29 amynd
9:29
@eric_clapp @OccupyAdvent That would make a great pinterest board. In fact, @MeredithGould has some ideas. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:29 SophiaKris
9:29
T1: Use soc media to plan and keep track of events. Twitter & FB reminders to slow down, pray and wait for God is doing new thing. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:29 Dawnpcusa
9:29
T1 - I find my #chsocm tends to be more "thematic" through Advent.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:29 reckshow
9:30
Hey there. Double lurking tonight. 2 chats. @SophiaKris: hello, hello again! We welcome lurkers in #chsocm :)
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:30 PetreyDishCom
9:30
If anything, I attempt to offer a little grace in the midst of #waronchristmas #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:30 youravgpastor
9:30
Yes!! // RT @youravgpastor: If anything, I attempt to offer a little grace in the midst of #waronchristmas #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:30 OccupyAdvent
9:31
RT @amynd @skenow I assume quite a bit - but I bet church members would be willing to help plan (and post) #sm content #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:31 skenow
9:31
@WalkerAdams1 you should check out the #chsocm chat going on right now!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:31 bigredkate44
9:31
.@amynd @skenow truth. I did a request for Advent devotions and now I'm set for the season. People respond when you put out a call #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:31 SophiaKris
9:31
@rev_david T2: A bit off topic, but IMO Thanksgiving is a great opp to talk a/b the importance of gratitude. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:31 paulsteinbrueck
9:32
#chsocm late to the party tonight. UMC Pastor, blogger, podcaster from IL
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:32 FatPastor
9:32
@rev_david T2 - Focus equally on disciplined Advent and disciplined Christmas posts - discrete series on blog/FB group. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:32 dcnpatience
9:32
T2 - Find it helpful to draw out the connections between secular celebrations & religious roots. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:32 OccupyAdvent
9:32
T2 Tough to balance reason-for-season msg with hectic sign up for Giving Tree + attend Breakfast w/Santa + volunteer for... #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:32 markalves
9:32
@Denise205 sure. I will message you after #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:32 faithisgrace
9:33
T2: To be honest. What are you thankful for at Thanksgiving? But, otherwise stick to more sacred stuff. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:33 nealffischer
9:33
@paulsteinbrueck @rev_david It sure is! We do lots of gratitude-themed posts this time of year. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:33 Denise205
9:33
T2 - Have to post at least one Cosmo Kramer/Festivus quote :) #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:33 eric_clapp
9:33
T2: My mom gave us #ElfOnTheShelf We couldn't help posting some pictures; too hilarious! Some levity & light for #Advent is ok #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:33 ecampbellreed
9:33
#chsocm T2 are you including Christmas on your list of secular holidays/traditions?
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:33 FatPastor
9:33
A2 The calendars run together. People operate in both equally, so the church provides community to what others already acknowledge. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:33 EricFriesen1
9:33
RT @eric_clapp T2 - Have to post at least one Cosmo Kramer/Festivus quote :) #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:33 FergusonLance
9:33
T2 - Better than chastizing: helping ppl find room for for faith practices in the midst of holiday craziness. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:33 rev_david
9:34
T2: As a congregation member, I prefer that @olivetfargo sticks to the sacred #sm messages. Plenty of secular everywhere else. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:34 amynd
9:34
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:34 rev_david
9:34
I tend to talk about light a lot. It's common in multiple religions and secular celebrations. Good overall theme. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:34 NickiinNY
9:34
@ecampbellreed Wonder if that would work as Vine video too? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:34 Denise205
9:35
Exactly!/RT @rev_david T2 - Better than chastizing: helping ppl find room for for faith practices in the midst of holiday craziness. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:35 FergusonLance
9:35
@FatPastor Certainly parts of how Christmas is celebrated. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:35 rev_david
9:35
MT @EricFriesen1 The calendars run together. People operate in both, so church provides community to what others already acknowledge #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:35 ecampbellreed
9:35
@nealffischer Thankfulness is big, IMO, b/c when a person realizes how blessed they are, they can b humble, serve, give, selfless #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:35 paulsteinbrueck
9:35
T2 connect religious and secular like Jesus did with the woman at the well #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:35 skenow
9:36
@rev_david So true. They need support for where they are on their journey, not guilt because they aren't on someone else's path. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:36 markalves
9:36
@reckshow I very much agree. Same here #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:36 revjenn
9:36
This year we're focusing on hope and what it looks like. Plan on using #ChSocM as part of that visualizing.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:36 SmilingKIJ
9:36
RT @skenow: T2 connect religious and secular like Jesus did with the woman at the well #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:36 rev_david
9:36
T2 - holidays inspire conversations on #chsocm i.e.: gratitude for #thanksgiving, #payitforward - Christmas, goal setting on #newyears
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:36 JoelNatalie
9:36
RT @skenow T2 connect religious and secular like Jesus did with the woman at the well #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:36 FergusonLance
9:36
RT @JoelNatalie: T2 - holidays inspire conversations on #chsocm i.e.: gratitude for #thanksgiving, #payitforward - Christmas, goal...
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:36 NickiinNY
9:36
MT @JoelNatalie: T2 - holidays inspire convos on #chsocm eg.: gratitude for #thanksgiving, Christmas, goal setting on #newyears
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:36 rev_david
9:36
@Dawnpcusa Doodle? I need to check out that scheduler. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:36 markalves
9:36
#chsocm T2 I try to connect desire to "keep Christ in Christmas" with missional work. My mantra is #beCHristThisChristmas
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:36 FatPastor
9:38
T3 – How much online advertising do you do for the holidays? Which venues are most effective? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:38 rev_david
9:38
@RonnaDetrick Follow hashtag #chsocm (church social media). Lots of answers.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:38 NickiinNY
9:38
@singingcarolyn @markalves @Dawnpcusa We love doodle at St. Tim's. We're not super tech-savvy bunch, but it works for us #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:38 LeistCatalano
9:38
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:38 singingcarolyn
9:38
.@vibeslyn I think Jesus had an excellent sense of humor & delight. My daughter loved it & it learned about anticipation #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:38 ecampbellreed
9:38
Last year we ran a small ad on facebook -- great increase in attendance at early worship (overwhelmed actually). #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:38 colinscameron
9:39
T2 Why not focus on where Christ is drawing near to us this Advent - which is amid family, gratitude, joy, and loss? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:39 JaredJLee89
9:39
T3: As a judicatory, none. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:39 nealffischer
9:40
@colinscameron being overwhelmed in worship attendance at early service b/c of fb ads is not a 'problem' we have nearly enough :) #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:40 SophiaKris
9:40
Yay RT @FatPastor: #chsocm T2 I try to connect desire to "keep Christ in Christmas" with missional work. My mantra is #beCHristThisChristmas
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:40 PetreyDishCom
9:40
@rev_david T3 - Our youth pastor @aranwalter does most advertising for parish events @stthomaswi and on FB group. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:40 dcnpatience
9:40
@colinscameron Did you research/inquire and confirm the correlation between the FB ad and increased attendance? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:40 kdunigan
9:40
@LeistCatalano @singingcarolyn @markalves @Dawnpcusa whoops I was totally talking about doodle scheduler :) #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:40 revjenn
9:40
A3 We like free in the prairies! Great era for sending a message and watching it carry on little cash. Creativity is the key. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:40 EricFriesen1
9:41
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:41 LeistCatalano
9:41
Thanks @jazzpastord for our new favorite hashtag! #guiltfreeadvent // #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:41 OccupyAdvent
9:42
RT @OccupyAdvent: Thanks @jazzpastord for our new favorite hashtag! #guiltfreeadvent // #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:42 NickiinNY
9:42
T3 - last year bought month long campaign on FB, Google AdWords, & TW...upping daily budget closer to #christmaseve services #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:42 JoelNatalie
9:42
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:42 FergusonLance
9:42
T3 boosted (with targets) the posts that were performing on FB to increase affinity #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:42 sethhinz
9:43
T3 - Facebook ads leading up to Christmas get us lots of new eyes at @Prairie_Hill. I don't know how much translate to visiters. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:43 rev_david
9:43
T3 1) I don't 'advertise' per se 2) need to believe strongly in my message to share widely 3) Still struggle w/self promotion #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:43 ecampbellreed
9:43
T3: The best church Christmas/Advent advertising is organic - people inviting their friends online & off. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:43 paulsteinbrueck
9:43
A3 Group based events are becoming more connected online, but the greater church is still mostly word of mouth. #chsocm eases connectivity.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:43 EricFriesen1
9:43
@sethhinz Boosted posts are so helpful this time of year! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:43 rev_david
9:43
@revjenn @Dawnpcusa I use @bumptech to bump phones & exchange pics. Maybe they'll add mutually available times next? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:43 markalves
9:43
RT @paulsteinbrueck: T3: The best church Christmas/Advent advertising is organic - people inviting their friends online & off. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:43 nealffischer
9:44
@JoelNatalie Can I ask what you budgeted overall for the month? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:44 amynd
9:44
@NickiinNY @OccupyAdvent you're welcome. I credit #chsocm and being tired of making ppl feel bad because they're stressed #guiltfreeadvent
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:44 jazzpastord
9:44
theres a grant for google ad words. been great for us @mbcc. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:44 Dawnpcusa
9:44
@singingcarolyn @markalves @Dawnpcusa I was wondering if there was a super doodle I didn't know about yet #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:44 LeistCatalano
9:44
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:44 kdunigan
9:44
RT @Dawnpcusa theres a grant for google ad words. been great for us @mbcc. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:44 LeistCatalano
9:44
@markalves @Dawnpcusa @bumptech I soooo hope so. That would be awesome!!! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:44 revjenn
9:45
T3 @episcomd does online radio ads at wbal.com driving audience to website explaining #advent. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:45 RevWeb
9:45
RT @paulsteinbrueck: T3: The best church Christmas/Advent advertising is organic - people inviting their friends online &amp; off. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:45 LeistCatalano
9:45
@rev_david especially with the ever increasing importance of affinity in the edge rank casino #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:45 sethhinz
9:45
#chsocm T2 I'm taking closer look at church website, and encouraging members to review on Yelp to get us higher on results list
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:45 FatPastor
9:45
T3: Speaking of advertising: Don't forget to check out Google grants: google.com/grants/ $10k in adwords. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:45 SophiaKris
9:46
My church buys print ads in local paper for the choir's canata and fb invites. Huge crowds. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:46 PetreyDishCom
9:46
RT @SophiaKris T3: Speaking of advertising: Don't forget to check out Google grants: google.com/grants/ $10k in adwords. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:46 paulsteinbrueck
9:47
.@rev_david I've found in general when I'm immersed in work, my personal social channels take a hit, and that's ok with me. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:47 SophiaKris
9:47
@PetreyDishCom FB invites to FB event? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:47 sethhinz
9:47
A4 No--my own presence goes up during Advent as I'm cross posting work stuff to non-church people. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:47 colinscameron
9:47
T4: I do that for Lent (cut out Facebook) and have debated the last couple of years of doing that for Advent too #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:47 revjenn
9:47
T4: I actually increase since I have a fair share of non-churched followers. #digitalevangelist #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:47 amynd
9:47
@rev_david: T4 – Do you cut down on your personal online presence during Advent?" Quite the opposite, I find. #digitalfasting #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:47 dcnpatience
9:48
@LuckyCharm333 I usually use my computer, which I don't have here. Plus I had to check into my hotel :) #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:48 ohxjulie
9:48
T3: Not so shameless plug: @UMCommunication offers free digital newsletter with tips/tools for local church: umcom.org/mycom #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:48 SophiaKris
9:48
RT @rev_david: T4 – Do any of you cut down on your personal online presence during Advent? #digitalfasting #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:48 NickiinNY
9:48
(Had to slip out of #chsocm for a few to take a call from stepmom re: dad's surgery.)
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:48 LuckyCharm333
9:48
@SophiaKris Huh. I often actually increase personal use. But my personal accts are also very much professional. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:48 rev_david
9:48
Events. Sorry. RT @sethhinz: @PetreyDishCom FB invites to FB event? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:48 PetreyDishCom
9:48
T4 No. I use SM to touch in with family and friends that aren't nearby especially during Advent #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:48 JaredJLee89
9:48
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:48 rev_david
9:48
A4 Absolutely not! Activity increases with the school year, so the community aspect needs to be maintained. #chsocm is about connecting.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:48 EricFriesen1
9:48
@FatPastor Since ya mentioned it, here are some #Advent tips for church websites: malv.es/smadvent #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:48 markalves
9:48
RT @NickiinNY RT @rev_david: T4 – Do any of you cut down on your personal online presence during Advent? #digitalfasting #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:48 LuckyCharm333
9:49
@LuckyCharm333 Prayers for your dad. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:49 amynd
9:49
@rev_david I think that's why my personal decreases. Some overlapping content so I don't overshare. Need to share is satisfied #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:49 SophiaKris
9:49
@SophiaKris I have to say. I even this Lutheran anxiously awaits the monthly MyCom :) #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:49 nealffischer
9:49
@embeddedfaith A call everyone has to make for herself. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:49 Denise205
9:50
T4 - I tend to increase my personal online during #advent to share with others. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:50 NickiinNY
9:50
T4 No. SM feeds & inspires me, enriches my experience of the season. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:50 LuckyCharm333
9:50
RT @nealffischer: @SophiaKris I have to say. I even this Lutheran anxiously awaits the monthly MyCom :) #chsocm // #everyonewins #ecumenism
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:50 SophiaKris
9:50
T4 I cram personal learning into tighter windows, the @buffer app keeps the sharing spread nicely #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:50 sethhinz
9:50
T4 - I actually tend to increase. I already plan to use Spotify more to share holiday music re-done by other artists. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:50 eric_clapp
9:50
T4: No cut downs in volume. Maybe more focused? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:50 nealffischer
9:50
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:50 kdunigan
9:50
@amynd watched daily click count, upping cash to maintain traffic, started at $10/day > $100/day right b4 our 8 #christmaseve svcs #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:50 JoelNatalie
9:50
@rev_david T4: But isn't the goal to get the spotlight off of Jesus and onto us. ;) #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:50 paulsteinbrueck
9:51
Yes. Me too // RT @nealffischer: T4: No cut downs in volume. Maybe more focused? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:51 rev_david
9:51
Wow. We have 10 minutes left! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:51 rev_david
9:51
One last fun topic for the night. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:51 rev_david
9:52
@sethhinz I tend to use @buffer a lot during that busier times too. Really helps. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:52 eric_clapp
9:52
@JoelNatalie Awesome - thanks. It's helpful when trying to convince penny-pinching administrators to experiment with ads. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:52 amynd
9:52
T5 - In 140 characters, what is the message of Advent? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:52 rev_david
9:52
T4 – Do any of you cut down on your personal online presence during Advent? #digitalfasting #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:52 rev_david
9:52
RT @rev_david: T5 - In 140 characters, what is the message of Advent? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:52 NickiinNY
9:52
RT @rev_david T5 - In 140 characters, what is the message of Advent? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:52 LuckyCharm333
9:53
@amynd To avoid those debates, I bought our FB ads out of my pocket. $10 or so, as a gift to the church. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:53 rev_david
9:53
@rev_david T5: Be still and know that I am God. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:53 paulsteinbrueck
9:53
@rev_david Prepare ye the way of the Lord! #chsocm #Advent
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:53 Denise205
9:53
T5: Advent Message: I always think of that song I sang in youth choir: "Advent tells us Christ is near." #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:53 singingcarolyn
9:53
RT @paulsteinbrueck @rev_david T5: Be still and know that I am God. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:53 LuckyCharm333
9:53
T5: Immanuel. God with us. No greater way to share idea of incarnation than as displayed through [social] community #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:53 SophiaKris
9:54
T5 - Waiting, anticipation, light, rebirth #advent #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:54 NickiinNY
9:54
"@rev_david T5 - In 140 characters, what is the message of Advent? #chsocm // It's almost my birthday.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:54 JesusOfNaz316
9:54
T5 Advent is about taking the time to pay attention. See where God is showing up and see where God is calling you to show up. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:54 JaredJLee89
9:54
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:54 revjeffreyt20
9:54
RT @JesusOfNaz316 "@rev_david T5 - In 140 characters, what is the message of Advent? #chsocm // It's almost my birthday.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:54 LuckyCharm333
9:54
RT @JesusOfNaz316 "@rev_david T5 - In 140 characters, what is the message of Advent? #chsocm // It's almost my birthday.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:54 LeistCatalano
9:55
And this is what Christmas is all about! youtu.be/pn10FF-FQfs #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:55 nealffischer
9:55
@rev_david Prepare ye the way of the Lord! T5 #chsocm #godspell
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:55 rev_heather
9:55
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:55 embeddedfaith
9:55
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:55 LuckyCharm333
9:55
A5 Hope that is out of this world! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:55 EricFriesen1
9:55
RT @FatPastor #chsocm T5 The Kingdom of God is at hand.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:55 LuckyCharm333
9:55
Becoming attentive to how God's kingdom is breaking into the world. #occupyadvent #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:55 OccupyAdvent
9:55
RT @rev_heather @rev_david Prepare ye the way of the Lord! T5 #chsocm #godspell
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:55 LuckyCharm333
9:55
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:55 SophiaKris
9:55
T5: Light 1 candle 2 watch for Messiah, let the light banish darkness, He shall bring salvation 2 Israel, God fulfills his promise. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:55 amynd
9:56
RT @markalves T5 Whatever your answer, keep it well under 140 so your congregation can RT it. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:56 LuckyCharm333
9:56
T4 - No way! Last 2 years I wrote a special #advent blog, must focus on strategic SM use. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:56 JoelNatalie
9:56
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:56 markalves
9:56
Peaceful preparation for an everlasting celebration! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:56 vibeslyn
9:56
A5 God is coming to bring peace, hope, joy and love #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:56 colinscameron
9:56
RT @OccupyAdvent Becoming attentive to how God's kingdom is breaking into the world. #occupyadvent #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:56 LuckyCharm333
9:56
T4 cont: #advent is 1 chance/year to freely make much of #Jesus to my sphere of influence #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:56 JoelNatalie
9:57
T5 - The Kingdom of God is near. Do not be afraid, but prepare the way. #chsocm #AdventIn140
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:57 eric_clapp
9:57
I totally had to cheat by using numerals to make that stay under 140. #chsocm #SorryNotSorry
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:57 amynd
9:57
@JoelNatalie So true. Less eye rolling this time of year. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:57 SophiaKris
9:57
t5 #chsocm Nothing can take Christ out of Christmas as long as I strive to be Christ at Christmas #BeChristAtChristmas
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:57 FatPastor
9:57
RT @colinscameron A5 God is coming to bring peace, hope, joy and love #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:57 ecampbellreed
9:57
As we come up on the hour any final thoughts, parting wisdom, smart remarks? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:57 rev_david
9:57
T5: Fear Not! I bring glad tidings and great joy! #chsocm :-)
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:57 kdunigan
9:57
I like pie during Advent. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:57 Schnekloth
9:58
RT @amynd RT @eric_clapp: T5 - The Kingdom of God is near. Do not be afraid, but prepare the way. #chsocm #AdventIn140
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:58 LuckyCharm333
9:58
RT @rev_david RT @OccupyAdvent: Becoming attentive to how God's kingdom is breaking into the world. #occupyadvent #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:58 ecampbellreed
9:58
@amynd That is totally legit on Twitter. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:58 paulsteinbrueck
9:58
@singingcarolyn Thank you! We view our #chsocm as outreach to serve and to glorify God!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:58 StJuliansAustin
9:58
Any1 thinking a/b how about using #ChSocM to connect w ppl during Christmas as a way to build community & create momentum into the new year?
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:58 paulsteinbrueck
9:58
A fav. scene! #TheGospelAccordingToPeanuts :-) RT @nealffischer: And this is what Christmas is all about! youtu.be/pn10FF-FQfs #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:58 b_sorensen
9:58
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:58 UnvirtuousAbbey
9:58
T5 Slow down. Quiet. It's Advent. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:58 RevWeb
9:59
Final thought: This chat has been a total ministry to me. Thanks to all who showed up! #FeelingGrace #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:59 LuckyCharm333
9:59
What would a social media Advent calendar look like? @rev_david #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:59 Schnekloth
10:00
Final thought: you don't have to create it all yourself! So many good #Advent resources to share! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:00 Denise205
10:00
Final thought: For many, Advent & associated holidays are painful. Please be mindful of those who are struggling. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:00 rev_david
10:00
RT @Schnekloth: What would a social media Advent calendar look like? @rev_david #chsocm // and how do we deliver daily chocolates online? :)
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:00 SophiaKris
10:00
Thanks for the chat! Be blessed #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:00 EricFriesen1
10:00
We (@olivetfargo) will be celebrating the completion of a building project during #advent Any creative ideas for using #sm uniquely? #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:00 amynd
10:00
Wisdom: If you get bored with social media it's because you are trying to get more value that you create. (via @FastCompany) #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:00 nealffischer
10:00
As we come up on the hour, we close with prayer: #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:00 rev_david
10:00
RT @rev_david Final thought: For many, Advent & associated holidays are painful. Please be mindful of those who are struggling. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:00 paulsteinbrueck
10:01
@JaredJLee89 I think a lot of it has to do with intentionality, focusing. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:01 LuckyCharm333
10:01
sorry we missed #chsocm tonight! Can't wait to read the transcript!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:01 StJuliansAustin
10:01
Guide us waking, O Lord, and guard us sleeping; that awake we may watch with Christ & asleep we may rest in peace #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:01 rev_david
10:01
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:01 paulsteinbrueck
10:01
Come back next week - same bat-time, same bat-hashtag! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:01 rev_david
10:01
@Schnekloth @rev_david I've seen/created several versions. Lots of possibilities! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:01 Denise205
10:02
@FatPastor @Schnekloth @rev_david @sethhinz some form of a photo-a-day/devo would IMO be a great equivalent/reappropriation of that! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:02 SophiaKris
10:02
It'll be up soon! RT @StJuliansAustin: sorry we missed #chsocm tonight! Can't wait to read the transcript!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:02 singingcarolyn
10:02
@paulsteinbrueck I've always tried to make events creative as marketing, but conversational for the community. If that makes sense. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:02 EricFriesen1
10:02
The transcript of tonight’s chat will be posted on churchsocmed.blogspot.com within a few hours. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:02 rev_david
10:02
RT @rev_david Guide us waking, O Lord, and guard us sleeping; that awake we may watch with Christ &amp; asleep we may rest in peace #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:02 LuckyCharm333
10:02
Amen. MT @rev_david: Guide us waking, O Lord, and guard us sleeping; that awake we may watch w/ Christ & asleep we may rest in peace #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:02 b_sorensen
10:02
Thank you, Lord for the #blessing of #chsocm - Have a great week everyone! #tweetup
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:02 amynd
10:02
As always, y'all are awesome. Thanks for a great chat! I learn so much from you! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:02 rev_david
10:03
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:03 pastornbacon
10:03
@LuckyCharm333 I almost wonder if limiting to the peak hours 9 & 9 might be a good way to start #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:03 JaredJLee89
10:03
God came & pitched a tent in the midst of suffering & that can be a word of hope for "those who are struggling" thanks @rev_david #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:03 ecampbellreed
10:03
@rev_david Thanks for leading our now-annual #Advent #chsocm chat!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:03 Denise205
10:03
Prayers for dad having knee surgery Thurs, pls. Has fragile heart, much pain. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:03 LuckyCharm333
10:03
We are at the hour, and the chat is officially over; feel free to keep convos going during coffee hour here in the Parish Hall. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:03 rev_david
10:04
@rev_david Seems like now would b a good time to resurrect the #OccupyAdvent Facebook group - ow.ly/qx1P9 #ChSocM
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:04 paulsteinbrueck
10:04
Great #chsocm chat tonight on #advent hosted by @rev_david Much appreciated! Thank you.
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:04 JaredJLee89
10:04
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:04 rev_david
10:04
Thanks for hosting the meeting @rev_david - the advent of my Advent thinking this year! #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:04 ecampbellreed
10:05
T5 - Remembering why #Jesus came: to begin the restoration of what God originally intended, and that we are agents of that renewal #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:05 JoelNatalie
10:05
@JaredJLee89 Each morning I post an inspiration/reflective/happy thought on FB, hoping to provide encouragement & peace to friends #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:05 kdunigan
10:05
RT @paulsteinbrueck @rev_david Seems like now would b a good time to resurrect the #OccupyAdvent FB group - ow.ly/qx1P9 #ChSocM
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:05 LuckyCharm333
10:05
Looking for some resources about why a calm Advent. In my mind Advent is busy with prep and days post-Christmas are the calm. #chsocm
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:05 LeistCatalano
10:05
Please pray for @kellydouglas and her family. #chsocm Thanks bunches!
Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:05 kdunigan
10:05
 

 
 
 

The topics:
T1: How is your social media ministry different as we move into November/December? #chsocm
T2: How do you connect your holiday #chsocm activities to secular holidays/celebrations?
T3: How much online advertising do you do for the holidays? Which venues are most effective?
T4: Do any of you cut down on your personal online presence during Advent? #digitalfasting #chsocm T5: In 140 characters or less, what is the message of Advent? 


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