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2019 Leadership Forum

On Saturday November 16th approximately ninety people representing SKMB churches and camps braved inclement weather to attend this year’s Leadership Forum at Forest Grove Community Church.  Representatives from Multiply, the Canadian MB Conference, as well those from Bethany-Thrive, MCC and Horizon College & Seminary also attended.

Jodi Enns, Director of Children’s Ministry at Forest Grove Community Church, opened the event with a devotional from Isaiah 43 (“For I am the LORD, your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Saviour…” v.3).  Jodi reminded listeners that in the midst of hardship and struggle, God continues His saving work in our lives.  Our response is to be one of trust and obedience, living in the grace and mercy of God, especially in light of the person and work of Jesus.

Anna-Marie White was the main presenter at the 2019 Leadership Forum  focusing on the nature and principles of use surrounding church’s and camp’s use of social media.  She also provided key guidance around dealing with a social media in a crisis situation.  Anna-Marie teaches public relations at the University of Victoria, formerly VP with Focus on the Family Canada and serves as a media consultant for churches, camps and other para-church organizations.

Participants received solid practical guidance on navigating the use of social media, both personally and for ministry purposes.  Anna-Marie emphasized that one should always answer the question: “Why am I (are we) engaging in social media of any form?”  Answering this question helps shape content and the nature of engagement with others.  Secondly, Anna-Marie stressed the importance of needing to have high quality content.  The church (any Christian organization) needs to do things with excellence.  We have the resources, both financially and in terms of gifted people to do things well. Anna-Marie also provided listeners with social media guidelines, accountability measures and employee social media considerations.

A significant portion of Anna-Marie’s time was spent engaging with participant’s questions and concerns around social media and managing crisis situations.  She provided clear and helpful counsel.  Anna-Marie closed her consultation with listeners by conducting a real-life scenario pertaining to ministry where they had to respond to social media about a highly sensitive social issue.

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