(BBC) How the Anglican Church is engaging with social media

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Faced with falling congregations, the Church of England is finding digital engagement via Twitter, Facebook and blogging sites a powerful and important part of its ministry and mission.

Sister Elizabeth Pio based in Southsea, Portsmouth, is the Anglican nun behind @bethanysister -which has attracted a followership of over 1300. She uses the site as an electronic notice board, sharing spiritual insights and prayers as well as her take on current affairs and even football matches.

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Filed under: * Anglican - Episcopal* Culture-WatchBlogging & the Internet--Social NetworkingGlobalizationMediaScience & Technology* Theology

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