[EVENT] #DigitalLabs Conference by @ChurchOfEngland

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The last couple of days have really made my brain work… but I’ve really enjoyed the mix of sessions (strategic and practical), and been able to listen to a number of them whilst doing other bits and bobs, whilst capturing some of them for Twitter! It’s encouraging to se how much the Church of England […]

[MEDIA] Talking to @TWRuk about @ChurchofEngland Social Media Guidelines

Earlier today, the Church of England released guidelines for the use of social media within the church (and impacting the world more widely), and this was launched by the Archbishop of Canterbury on Facebook: This was covered in the Guardian, CNN, ITV, and other places. If you look back through my Slideshare, you’ll see that […]

[EVENT] Picking the ideas for @ChurchofEngland at #CofELabs

So, yesterday, I really enjoyed attending the Church of England ‘Live Labs’ digital sprint. Last year was the first year that the Church of England digital team (first formed in 2016) tried this, and they gave everyone attending an open brief to come up with an idea that the Church of England could use… this […]

[WAKELET Collection] #CofELabs Collected Tweets

On Saturday the Church of England ran an all-day Hackathon, with ‘techies and creatives’ considering options that the Church of England could support, utilising digital to underpin the core purpose of church – faith, discipleship, etc. The unsorted tweets are collected here (500ish tweets).

[SPEAKER] Experiencing God in a Digital Age #theconvo17

I’m at ‘The Conversation‘ in Canterbury today, in an event hosted by the CofE, asking “How can we change the dominant church culture from ‘conquering and keeping’ to ‘nurturing and releasing’ the children and young people in our midst?”. I’ve got 20 minutes to put across some ideas about the digital: Experiencing God in a […]