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June 17, 2024 Worship Brainstorming for Apathy & Tech

All Church Worship Brainstorming

Overcoming Apathy & God, Technology, and the Christian Life

Mon., April 15, 2024 at Rob & Kathy Mertz’s home
6:00 p.m. Cookout/Potluck
7:00-9:30 p.m. Brainstorming for Worship
July 14 – August 25, 2024 (7 weeks)

The worship brainstorming for this series will be held at Rob and Kathy Mertz’s house in Grand Haven.

We will have a potluck at 6:00 p.m.  Rob and Kathy will grill chicken and burger and serve cheesy potatoes. Please bring a salad, fruit, veggie, dessert, or other dish to share. Brainstorming is from 7:00-9:30 p.m. RSVPs are helpful. Sign up at church or contact the church office (231-798-2181) or Karen Booth.

Printed copies of the brainstorming packet are available at church. An electronic version available, below. Read the Scripture, and Pastor Mary’s message synopses, and preview videos before we gather.

Worship Brainstorming Summer 2024 Apathy & Tech (last updated 6-12-24)

This is what we came up with:

Worship Brainstorming Summary Summer 2024 Apathy & Tech

Additional resources for Overcoming Apathy:

The Rise of the ‘Umms’ by Mike Moore, March 29, 2022, Christianity Today

Additional resources for God, Technology, and the Christian Life:

I Write Algorithms for a Living. God Doesn’t Want Me to Quit. – a great synopsis and review of God, Technology, and the Christian Life

There Is No AI by Jaron Lanier, April 20, 2023, The New Yorker

What Is AI and Why Should My Congregation Care? by Manohar Joshi

UM Communications – It’s All About the Prompt – PPT – Introducing AI, Concerns about AI, and AI as a Communications Ministry Assistant