Author Archives: Ali Symons
About Ali SymonsAli formerly served as senior editor at the Anglican Church of Canada. Her work included writing news articles, producing multimedia pieces, and helping people figure out how to tell their stories. "Zoom in: I fix em dashes. Zoom out: I help share the Good News."
The Rev. Ryan Sim is a church planter who created Redeem the Commute, an app for commuters that is ultimately designed to grow a church in Ajax, Ont. I interviewed him to check in on this interesting ministry. Continue reading
So I wrote a short web story for anglican.ca about good Lent resources that are available (in full or in part) online. Here’s a roundup of the top ones our web team found: Continue reading
Pretty much everyone agrees that our technology use can be unhealthy these days. Most of us have either ranted about someone else’s unhealthy tech habits or recognized some of our own, whether it’s mindless TV watching, constant tweeting, or texting while walking. Continue reading
If you’re reading this right now, you may be one of the few in your workplace that has not yet skedaddled to the beach/cottage/cabin. Before you take your turn to skedaddle, take a look at your church website. Continue reading
The “voice” of your website is the tone that you are setting. It is key in telling people who you are and welcoming them into deeper conversation. It will be different for each church community and it’s worth some intentional thinking. Continue reading