This post is specifically for the Radcliffians out there.
Social Networking is coming to the Church.
You can get in early by joining the Radcliffe Community at http://www.radcliffeulc.org
Once you’re on our homepage, look on the right-hand side of the page, right underneath the “Contacting The Church” section.
UPDATE: (4/22/2010) As of now, you can simply browse to http://www.radcliffeulc.org/congregation
Once there, you’ll see the new Social Bar and the Members Module, all powered by Google Friend Connect. They’ll provide you instructions on how to ‘sign in’ to the site. You don’t have to sign up for anything. It will use your existing account on Google, Yahoo!, AIM, Twitter, and others. Just pick the one you want to use, and carry on. It will pull in profile information for you from that service. Keep this in mind, as if its in your profile for that service, it will probably be in your profile with the Church.
You’ll also find some links to the Church’s presence on other online properties, and a place to sign up for the up-and-coming Radcliffe newsletter.
There isn’t much for you to do once you sign up…. Yet. Stay tuned though as we roll out the Radcliffian Experience online.
UPDATE: (4/22/2010) Actually, now you can play around with the new Social Bar at the top of the Congregation page. Leave comments and such and converse with your fellow Radcliffians.
Also, I just want to note this for your reference. Joining the Radcliffe community as indicated above does not get you a user account on RadcliffeULC.org. We’re using Google Friend Connect to facilitate the social networking experience and this is completely separate from the site users. Typically only Radcliffe staff members have site accounts, to do things like maintain site content. Active congregants, however, are welcome to request a site account. Just get in touch with your local clergy-person who will send the details to yours-truly.