Staying Connected

Staying Connected

Posted on April 24 2020

To meet or not to meet... that is the question.

We hope the answer is YES!

You know the value of community, and we believe that staying connected with one another, especially during a challenging time like this, is so very important.

This doesn’t mean you have to meet in person. Thanks to technology, there are so many digital options.

Here’s how you can utilize your time together:

  • Schedule a 30-minute (or more) weekly check in to pray together and encourage one another.
  • Pick a 1–2 part study on Anthology. You can watch the videos on your own time and then discuss using the questions provided.
  • Choose a study on YouTube. You can purchase the books, watch the videos, and then discuss online together.

To make meeting digitally as easy as possible, consider doing the following.

  1. Create a free online account through a video conferencing platform. There are many great options. Here are a few:
  2. Follow these tips for meeting digitally:
  • Jump online early to make sure your video and audio are working.
  • Sit close to the screen.
  • Good lighting goes a long way.
  • Avoid eating or getting up during group.
  • Turn off any potential distractions ahead of time so you can be fully engaged.
  • Since background noise can cause feedback and static noise on your call, group members should mute themselves when they are not talking to eliminate feedback.

To meet or not to meet... that is the question.

We hope the answer is YES!

You know the value of community, and we believe that staying connected with one another, especially during a challenging time like this, is so very important.

This doesn’t mean you have to meet in person. Thanks to technology, there are so many great digital options. All you need to do is create a free online account through a video conferencing platform. Here are a few:

Zoom Digital Group

To get the most out of your digital group meetings, consider the following:

Have a plan to utilize your time wisely and leverage digital resources when possible. Here are some suggestions:

    • Schedule a 30-minute (or more) weekly check in to pray together and encourage one another.
    • Pick a 1–2 part study on Anthology. You can watch the videos on your own time and then discuss using the questions provided.
    • Choose a study on YouTube. You can purchase the books, watch the videos, and then discuss online together.

Follow these tips for meeting digitally:

      • Jump online early to make sure your video and audio are working.
      • Sit close to the screen.
      • Good lighting goes a long way.
      • Avoid eating or getting up during group.
      • Turn off any potential distractions ahead of time so you can be fully engaged.
      • Since background noise can cause feedback and static noise on your call, group members should mute themselves when they are not talking to eliminate feedback.

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