Thursday, December 2 at 1:00 pm ET


We all have questions but we don't always know where to ask them! Join Rev. Jim Keat for a monthly Digital Ministry Group Coaching call on Zoom where you can connect with Jim and other faith leaders as we share our questions, quandaries, insights, and ideas with one another.

Thursday, December 9 at 1:00 pm ET


How can we use online platforms to cultivate community? Join Rev. Jim Keat as he talks with Rev. Bethany Peerbolte about her experiences with digital ministry and how she cultivates a community on TikTok and beyond.

Thursday, December 16 at 1:00 pm ET


You bought some cameras. Maybe even a video switcher. You figured out how to put your Sunday morning worship service online and people are even watching it! But what can you do to connect with online congregants more than just having them watch your livestream. Because being part of an online church is more than just watching church online.

Join Rev. Jim Keat, the Digital Minister at The Riverside Church and the Director of Online Innovation at Convergence, as shares five ways that you can connect with online congregants beyond your Sunday morning livestream.

Wednesday, December 22 at 1:00 pm ET


Join Rev. Jim Keat as he talks with someone awesome about the current and future state of digital ministry and online church. More information coming soon!

Thursday, December 30 at 1:00 pm ET


Chances are you've been on at least one Zoom call (or Microsoft Teams or Google Meet or whatever) in the past couple of days. Now that video calls are a new normal in the ongoing reality of hybrid church, it's time to improve your setup.

Join Rev. Jim Keat, the Digital Minister at The Riverside Church and the Director of Online Innovation at Convergence, as shares seven ways that you can improve your video call setup to host and participate in more engaging video calls.

Thursday, January 6 at 1:00 pm ET


We all have questions but we don't always know where to ask them! Join Rev. Jim Keat for a monthly Digital Ministry Group Coaching call on Zoom where you can connect with Jim and other faith leaders as we share our questions, quandaries, insights, and ideas with one another.

Past Episodes



How do you lead hybrid worship? Hybrid small groups or Bible studies? Any event that combines an in person and online audience or congregation? In this free webinar Rev. Jim Keat, the Digital Minister at The Riverside Church and the Director of Online Innovation at Convergence, will share ten tips, tricks, and best practices that he has learned over the past few years in his work at Riverside and with hundreds of other congregations.

While it might just look like we've rearranged the words, there is a subtle yet significant difference between "Church Online" and "Online Church." The former tells us where church is happening while the latter tells us how it is happening.

Join Rev. Jim Keat, the Digital Minister at The Riverside Church and the Director of Online Innovation at Convergence, as he tells you how to move from being a church online to an online church. And to make it as practical as possible, the video ends with three tips for online church on Zoom and three tips for online church on YouTube and Facebook Live.


Digital Ministry is no longer new, though it won't always look the same. How did we get to where we are and what's next for this brave new world? Let's find out!

Join Rev. Jim Keat, the Digital Minister at The Riverside Church and the Director of Online Innovation at Convergence, as he talks with Sammy Kelly, the cofounder of Digivangelism, where she creates digital ministry guides to help progressive leaders of spiritual communities share hope, light, and healing online.

Rev. Jim Keat


Rev. Jim Keat is the Digital Minister at The Riverside Church in New York City and the Director of Online Innovation for Convergence, a diverse collective of faith-based leaders, learners, artists, activists, learners, communities, and congregations. He is the creator of original media projects from The Riverside Church such as Be Still and Go, The Word Made Fresh, Church Talk, and more. He is the host of How to do Church Online, a weekly(ish) show where he shares tips, tricks, and best practices for digital ministry and online church.

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