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Wednesday, November 9
 

10:30am

CANCELED: Talking the Language: Enhancing Your Ministry Through Pop Culture

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Art has always been used to convey spiritual truth. Cathedral windows, cave drawings and the Psalms were all created to tell stories of faith.  Today we are surrounded by art in the form of music, television and film that is more popular and more accessible than ever. Yet we often miss the spiritual value of this art because so much of it either seems to have nothing to do with faith or threatens it. This workshop will teach you the role popular art plays in our society, the pitfalls, and most importantly how you can use popular art to enhance your worship and ministry by “talking the language” your people are already speaking.


Speakers
avatar for Scott Seeke

Scott Seeke

Scott Seeke is Pastor of The River Church in Alpharetta, where the worship and his messages are often enhanced by popular music, television and film. A writer for print and screen, he is best known for cowriting Get Low, a 2010 Sony Classics picture starring Robert Duvall, Bill Murray... Read More →


Wednesday November 9, 2011 10:30am - 12:30pm
Virginia Highlands Church 743 Virginia Avenue NE Atlanta, GA 30306

1:15pm

CANCELED: Social Media For Ministry - Engaging, Enriching & Expanding Your Community Through Social Media

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Social networking is not a trend - and your church needs to get ahead of the curve!  Join Kimberly for this condensed Social Media Intensive where she will share with you how to use social networking tools like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, MeetUp and others to exand the reach of your church on the web.  In this intensive, we will explore:

  • The intersection of Social Media & Theology
  • Reasons for engaging social media in ministry.
  • How to articulate the role of social media in overall communication strategy,
  • How churches might apply uses for pages and groups on Facebook,
  • How to authentically, as communities of faith, increase traffic and likes on your Facebook page

http://vhchurch.org/

Speakers
avatar for Kimberly Knight

Kimberly Knight

Faith and Culture Track Leader


Wednesday November 9, 2011 1:15pm - 3:00pm
Virginia Highlands Church 743 Virginia Avenue NE Atlanta, GA 30306

3:30pm

CANCELED: Mobile Ministers Are Healthy Communicators

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Mobile Ministers Are Healthy Communicators: how smart phone, tablet and Internet tools create efficient and effective communication.

You know how to send a picture from your smart phone, read a magazine on your tablet and watch a movie from your laptop. But did you know you could track your mileage, broadcast your sermons, and collaborate on committee documents without going into the office? Learn tools and platforms to save you time, work virtually, increase your impact and engage with your community. We’ll also discuss why your community expects and needs you to be on the cutting edge of digital communication. Using your iPad, Android or laptop during this workshop is expected!


Speakers
avatar for Natalie Aho

Natalie Aho

I am a Communications Consultant for several organizations including the Center for Congregational Health, the Associated Baptist Press, and Alabama Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. I have a BS in Education from Baylor University and am earning my Masters of Science in Interactive... Read More →


Wednesday November 9, 2011 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Virginia Highlands Church 743 Virginia Avenue NE Atlanta, GA 30306

7:00pm

CANCELED: After-Party for Faith and Culture Track

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Wednesday November 9, 2011 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Sister Louisa's Church of the Living Room and Ping Pong Emporium 466 Edgewood Avenue Southeast Atlanta, Georgia 30312