The era of Covid-19 has forced many faith communities to adopt new techniques. For most churches, that has meant re-purposing the content of an in-person worship service from the medium of the sanctuary to the medium of the digital screen.
But what does life as a faith community look like in the digital world? What if the move from in-person gatherings to virtual ones proves to be less of a temporary stop-gap and more of a long-term proposition?
Is it enough to simply repackage the elements of a Sunday morning event for people to consume via Facebook Live, Zoom, YouTube, etc.?
Or is there another way to build relationships and grow communities around our shared stories…especially for people for whom traditional church structures are becoming less desirable?
This Sunday at New Wineskins, we’ll participate in some digital liturgy (from the Greek leitourgia, meaning “the work of the people”) using resources from The Work of the People website along with our own voices as we imagine how our own community can grow and thrive using technology not as a supplement to our experience, but as the foundational infrastructure for deepening relationships.
Join us in our New Wineskins Virtual Pub via Zoom this Sunday, Aug. 16, to participate in our online liturgy—the work of our people—and share conversation about how what we do as a community forms us as a people.
Connection opens at 6:00pm (Happy Half-Hour)
Conversation begins at 6:30pm