• The Rev Ken Howard

Connecting Congregations and Communities (A COVID-19 Webinar)



By the Rev. Ken Howard


On Wednesday, April 8, 2020, The Rev. Ken Howard, Executive Director of The FaithX Project, delivered a webinar on the entitled Strategies and Tools for Keeping Congregations and Communities Connected During (and after) the COVID-19 Crisis. In the webinar, Ken discusses:

  • How to use technology to keep congregations connected through worship, fellowship, formation, and other congregational functions.

  • How to use interactive demographics to identify and engage at-risk populations in our neighborhoods.

  • How to use interactive analytics to identify and engage vulnerable neighborhoods.


[click here to read more and watch the webinar video…]

This post is part of an ongoing series. Future topics may include:


  • Online worship at a distance Part 2: Communion at a Distance

  • Online Outreach Part – 2: More tools and strategies.

  • Social Vulnerability: A new tool for predicting at-risk neighborhoods.

  • Things people can do to create a sense of community with their neighbors and neighborhoods.

  • Tools and strategies for hosting online fellowship.

  • Tools and strategies for facilitating online bible study and formation. 

  • Tools and strategies congregations can use to locate and reach populations most vulnerable during the COVID-19 crisis. 

  • Tools and strategies by which judicatories can resource their congregations


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