Connecting with the unplugged in your congregation

September 12, 2013


Your goal is to make sure every church member is informed about meetings, events and volunteer opportunities. While today’s technology allows for richer communication options than ever before, studies have shown that “the digital divide is still a very real issue.”

According to former Mashable writer Alex Fitzpatrick, “while 91 percent of Americans as a whole have access to wired broadband speeds, there is a very different reality if you lack a college education, if you’re poor or if you’re Hispanic or African American.” The same disparity exists in rural and urban areas versus the suburbs.

Here are ways to improve your communication with those who are “unplugged.”

Click here to read the article from United Methodist Communications