The Church of God in Christ (COGIC) and Google Inc. team up to train young people and older adults to be technology proficient.
The Church of God in Christ’s Auxiliaries In Ministry (AIM) conference, convening this week in Charlotte, will partner with Google Inc. on Wednesday, July 5 and Thursday, July 6, to teach youth and seniors how to use various technologies. The classes include instruction in Gmail, Google Hangouts, YouTube, The Bible App, Google Forms, Google Sheets, Google Docs, and so much more.
Pastor Linwood Dillard, Chairman of AIM, COGIC’s second largest convention says, “The COGIC Auxiliaries In Ministry convention is thrilled to partner with Google Inc. to educate and train various ages on how to be more competent in technology. “
Google Inc., the multi-national organization built around the company’s immensely popular search engine, Google, will provide equipment and train students through its Connected Churches program.
David Todd Whitley, President of the conferences Scholastic Motivation and facilitator of the Google Inc. partnership says, “COGIC believes in developing today's youth to be tomorrow's leaders, the partnership with Goggle's Connected Churches program is a perfect fit.”
The AIM 2017 Google training sessions will also equip students to lead training in their own communities. The training sessions are open to the public.
The Church Of God In Christ is one of the oldest Pentecostal denominations in the world and the 4th largest Protestant group in the United States, with churches in 87 countries worldwide and a membership of nearly 6.5 million adherents.