Civility Series 2 – Power of Social Media


The Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church (SIPC) will sponsor its second forum on Civility on Wednesday, March 4 at 7pm in the sanctuary. The purpose of this gathering is to discuss how we live ethically in this new age of social media. The objective is to identify the power and the problems of social media and to provide tools that can help us deal with it conscientiously and morally.

There will be three 10-12 minute “Ted Talk-Like” presentations by Sandy Mentzel, Amber Williams and Rabbi Robert Haas with The Rev. Dr. Jeff Garrison, pastor of SIPC as moderator.

Sandy Mentzel is a digital marketing and project coordinator at Hospice Savannah and founder of Savannah’s Social Media Breakfast. She earned a BA in Economics from Rutgers University.

Amber Williams is Public Affairs Manager of the Georgia Air National Guard and a podcaster. She studied video communication at Bowling Green State University.

Rabbi Robert Haas is the rabbi at Congregational Mickve Israel, as well as a stand-up comedian and user of Facebook. He is a graduate of the University of Texas and went to rabbinical school in Los Angeles.

The panelist’s presentations on the power of Social Media will be followed by an op en discussion, moderated by Rev. Jeff Garrison.  Questions from the audience will be encouraged.  Join us in what promises to be a lively discussion!

For any questions about the forum, call the church office at 598-0151.

* Nursery available.