10,080 minutes in the life of a pastor

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How do you measure a week? In baptisms, in funerals, in justice, in cups of coffee? My apologies for my meter-minded friends who are cringing over the title… My friend Rev. Becca Clark and I got to participate in a “shadow pastors” project by the United Methodist Reporter. They wanted to know what an average […]

From #Pastors24 to #OurExamen

Last month 72 pastors and ministry workers participated in the Pastor’s 24 project. You can read more about it here. Basically it was a call for pastors to tweet about their ministry-related events during the day so people get an idea about what ministry really entails. One of the joys that has come from that […]

Pastor’s 24 Report #pastors24

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72 Pastors sent 1050 Updates about their day72 Pastors sent 1050 Updates about their day Wow. That was fun. This project began as a simple question: what *do* pastors do on a random day of ministry? What if we could all tweet about our days and find out? What incredible diversity and little moments of […]

Today is Pastor’s 24 #pastors24

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Follow pastoral tweets on TwitterToday is Pastor’s 24! Woohoo! Join in the project! What is it? This is an educational effort by various pastors and ministry professionals to give people a glimpse into what we do on a random non-Sunday day. See original article here. Pastors will update their twitter feeds with the hashtag #pastors24 whenever […]

2 Days left until Pastor’s 24!

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Hello folks, Got a pretty decent response to the Pastor’s 24 project! We are twittering everything that happens in a random non-Sunday workday of a pastor. We were inspired by a police station that did the same thing in a 24 hour period to expose what breadth of issues they deal with. We strongly suspect […]

Pastor’s 24 hours Twitter project #pastors24

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What is your ministry day like?UPDATE: This project took place on October 27th, 2010. Read the Report here! Original Article: A police station in the UK recently tweeted every single call and dispatch in a 24 hour period. The Greater Manchester Police Force between 5am on Thursday October 14 and 5am Friday October 15  dealt with 3,205 incidents and […]