211 – Digital Thanks
This week the WELSTech Podcast celebrates Thanksgiving with lots of ideas for showing thanks to volunteers.
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Thanksgiving WELSTech-style – Martin and Sallie are in thankful moods, particularly for the superb WELSTech community of listeners! Listen for lots of “techie” ideas for saying thanks to congregation and school volunteers including using social channels to broadcast thanks and setting up a regular system for spreading your thankfulness.
- Digital Gift Ideas
- Facebook Credits
- Wii Shop Points
- xbox Points
- People’s Bible
- New release from NPH … The Narrow Lutheran Middle (Kindle | Nook)
- Send a Postagram
- VolunteerSpot – Recognition from A-Z
- WELS new online donation system
- (16:24) Word Bible Designs by Jim LePage
Picks of the week:
- (17:56) Jane Hart’s Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011
- Mobile hotspots (MiFi)
(25:22) Mark your calendars for streaming Christmas concerts
- Martin Luther College – December 3 @ 7:00 p.m. and December 4 @ 4:00 p.m.
- Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary – December 11 @ 3:00 p.m.
- (26:50) Nate Block, Evangelism Chairmen from New Hope Lutheran Church in Melbourne, FL, phoned in a report on how his congregation is making use of QR Codes. Create your own.
- Northwestern Publishing House and FinalWeb have teamed up to make installation of their Anytime, Anywhere Bible Studies seamless on FinalWeb sites.
- Thanks to Calvary Lutheran Church, Dallas, TX for updating their listing on the WELSTech Wiki Archived Video and Archived Audio pages. Is your church listed?
- Pastor Dan Walters from Two Rivers, WI wrote to us looking for a solution for sync Google Calendar with Outlook. Check out the Google sync utility and don’t forget to set up sync on your mobile device as well.
- Shepherd’s Staff 2012 upgrade was recently announced.
- Via the WELSTech Diigo group we learned about …
Coming up on WELSTech:
(38:43) Episode 212 – Gail Potratz joins Martin and Sallie for a discussion of the online classroom platform, Schoology. (Release date – 11/30/11)
The featured artist:
(39:28) We close the podcast with the music of Stephen Bautista (www.stephenbautistamusic.com or stephenbautista on Twitter) – You Came to Live in Me from his CD titled “Abandon”
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