As we, more frequently, use communications technology in faith formation, there are still some questions - and sometimes reluctances – that are expressed. A few (among others) are:
To explore the third question, leaders can utilize the following questions from Elementary CC’s For Evaluating Internet Sites (adapted by Maggie Roche with permission from Betsy Richmond, May Gibbs Memorial Library, Neutral Bay Public School).
Having a website for your congregation is not a luxury anymore. I know this has been said before and some denominations have tried to help get websites set up for their congregations, but I find that many still don’t have a website. It may seem like a luxury, or something that is not essential, but the research and the experiences tell us differently. It doesn’t matter what the average age of your congregation is or whether or not you have money. What matters is that if you don’t have a web presence, you will not be found.
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