Webinar will offer tips for churches doing social media

Jan Fischer Bachman

“There Is No ‘Should’ in Social Media” is the title of a webinar sponsored by the Discipleship Ministries with leadership from Jan Fischer Bachman, website producer for the Church of the Brethren. The webinar is scheduled twice, on June 11 at 2 p.m. (Eastern time) and on June 16 at 8 p.m. (Eastern time).

“With congregations unable to meet in person, you may feel pressured by the technology and skills that you feel you ought to have,” said an announcement. “This webinar will ask you to consider your ‘why,’ focusing on skills and assets you already have and the needs of your group. We will look at some of the most popular social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, with practical tips on setting up, scheduling, and using them.”

Jan Fischer Bachman is web producer for the Church of the Brethren. She has broadcast on Facebook Live for the denomination as well as her home congregation, Oakton Church of the Brethren in Vienna, Va. “And, yes,” the announcement added, “she has managed to take inadvertent selfies and shots featuring her fingers while live.”

This is a one-hour free webinar. Ministers may receive 0.1 continuing education credit. Register in advance for this webinar. Register for the June 11 event at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Rs0GekSBRNaQBjUuzAgOWQ . Register for the June 16 event at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HfmP5L10T0iNIU11BYcGMw .

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