Social Media Guide for Ministry: What It Is and How to Use It

by Nils Smith. Group Publishing , 2013.


Written by a social media pastor, this book makes a case for viewing social media as a helpful congregational tool and offers tips on how to use a variety of outlets.


appendix on marketing, advertising, copyrights; tips for Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and congregational websites

Recommended Audience

Clergy and lay leaders


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Build and improve upon the congregation's existing social media presence by utilizing tools like Pinterest, LinkedIn, and hashtags.
  • Market the ministry's mission to a wider audience through social media.

About the Contributor

Janet Hoover

Janet Hoover is a certified spiritual director in private practice and an American Baptist pastor. She graduated from the University of Indianapolis and earned her MDiv and DMin from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. 

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