Now it’s summer again, and our fourth online assembly has gone out to the schools.
“Open the Book” has also gone online. They have also worked really hard to put on excellent dramatized Bible stories for the local schools.
We have learned the joys of Zoom meetings, of filming and the fun of seeing outtakes!
When we did live assemblies, we were restricted to the 30 schools we could conveniently get to. Now we can reach many more. And as well as being seen by all the churches in Woking and the surrounding area, we have even been seen by the Archbishop of Canterbury!
Engage has its own YouTube channel, so now we can be seen by anyone, anywhere.
I have had the joy of leading a BIG team! The number of people able to give time and energy into travelling around schools has always been small and getting smaller, but going online has enabled more people to be able to help. Filming can be done in a short time from anywhere … Devon and Southampton included!
As Engage teams in our different areas we are all longing to get back into the schools again. “It’s Your Move” is already happening live, which is great.
For us personally, to be able to get back to working with each other as a team again, rather than with a Zoom screen around our faces, will be good. And we are excited that our online presence is very much here to stay.