Roundup: Flash mob, food crisis, social media, collaboration, fundraiser
Wauhope Uniting Church held a successful fundraising dinner for its weekly food program by celebrating A Dickens of a Christmas in July Dinner last Saturday.
Cooperation may be a natural thing but it isn’t easy. It requires a real willingness to work together across different world views.
Churches are embracing technology and social media to reach out to people through Facebook, Twitter, SMS and iTunes and help boost their flocks.
The world could face a food crisis of the kind seen in 2007/08 if countries restrict exports on concerns about a drought-fuelled grain price rally, the UN’s food agency warned on Thursday, after reporting a surge in global food prices in July.
It’s not that different from how Jesus did his ministry. Show up somewhere, notice the needs, address them and invite others in to hear a good word, then go out and change the world.