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Harnessing AI for Church Excellence: A Beginner's Guide for Clergy and Laity

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Join us for an enlightening two-part webinar series that demystifies Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Large Language Models (LLM) like ChatGPT, tailored specifically for United Methodist Church clergy and laity. Designed for easy understanding, these sessions offer an approachable overview of groundbreaking technologies.

Each session will have two available times – 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., CST – for the same topic.

  • Session 1: Introduction to AI and Its Applications in Church Operations
  • Session 2: Implementing AI for Enhanced Productivity
  • Webinar Series Fee: $20 for all sessions (two main sessions, each with two available times)

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Session 1: Introduction to AI and Its Applications in Church Operations

Tuesday, January 23, at 11 a.m. and again at 6 p.m. (CST).

Discover the basics of AI and learn how these tools can optimize your church operations. In this session, we plan to lead you through:

  • A brief history of AI technology
  • The challenges and limitations of these technologies
  • Practical ways AI can be integrated into your church's daily operations
  • Hands-on breakout groups for firsthand experience with these tools
  • Discussions about the ethical considerations of AI in a church setting
  • Questions for your frequent challenges to productivity in your church, allowing us to present solutions in the following session

Presenters for this session will be:

  • Rev. James Lee, Creator, Technologist, and Director of Communications for the Eastern Pennsylvania and Greater New Jersey Conferences
  • Blake Davis, Executive Director of Marketing & Delivery and AI Lead for Discipleship Ministries
  • Rev. Scott Hughes, Associate General Secretary of Discipleship Ministries (joining in the 6 p.m. session)

Session 2: Implementing AI for Enhanced Productivity

Tuesday, February 6, at 11 a.m. and again at 6 p.m. (CST).

Building on the first session, Session 2 delves into practical prompts and outlines for using AI to enhance day-to-day productivity. This session will include processes developed in response to the needs highlighted in the first session. In this session, we plan to lead you through:

  • Practical application of AI tools in daily church tasks
  • Tailored solutions for enhancing productivity and outreach
  • Collaborative discussion and feedback on AI implementation

Presenters for this session will be:

  • Rev. Scott Hughes, Associate General Secretary of Discipleship Ministries
  • Blake Davis, Executive Director of Marketing & Delivery and AI Lead for Discipleship Ministries

Register once and attend the sessions most convenient for your schedule. Don't miss this opportunity to empower yourself with knowledge and tools that can bring a new dimension of effectiveness to your ministry and administrative tasks.

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