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What an Online Christmas Season Looks Like


The Christmas season is upon us. So, what are you planning on doing this Christmas at your Church? In particular, what are you looking to do for your online community? 

To talk about this is Jake McNamara, the Online Pastor at The Compass Church in Illinois. Jake shares about what his Church is doing this Christmas season and encourages us that this is possible for any online community leading up to Christmas.

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  • Share your thoughts! What are you doing this Christmas season? What encourages you from this conversation? Share below or on Twitter by reaching out to Tom. Keep this conversation going online. 
  • If you want to connect with Jake check him out on Twitter. He is very active on social media so definitely connect with him if you have a question. Make sure you follow him as well!
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  • If you are in Digital Ministry, be part of the Digital Ministry Twitter Community. We share daily encouragement and support to help you do ministry in this online world more effectively. Click here to be part of it.
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  • If you have an idea for a topic or a person for Tom to interview for a future podcast episode, email here.
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About Author

Tom Pounder
Tom Pounder

Tom Pounder was born and raised just outside of Washington, DC. He is the father of 4 daughters and loves being a girl dad. He has a background in Student Ministry working over 22 years with teenagers and currently serves as the Online Campus Pastor at New Life Christian Church in Chantilly, VA. He blogs and podcasts weekly at

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