Day: August 19, 2013

Using Facebook ads to promote Sunday worship

Laura Catalano of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Creve Coeur, Missouri has been been experimenting with using Facebook ads to promote the Sunday morning worship at her church. In this blog post she reflects on what she has learned. Here’s an excerpt:

First-Century Insults

Monday, August 19, 2013 — Week of Proper 15, Year One [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office (Book of Common Prayer, p. 980) Psalms 106:1-18 (morning) // 106:19-48 (evening) 2 Samuel 17:24-18:8 Acts 22:30-23:11 Mark 11:12-26 The worst …

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Charitable giving: what’s in it for me?

Normally, I don’t read the comments with articles, but the comments I found in this one, about redefining charity, as brutal as some of them were, reminded me of a place where we in the church are still horribly snarled up in empire–the charitable contribution as tax deduction.