App available for 2015 SBC annual meeting
COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- Messengers to the 2015 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting can stay informed through a free smartphone app featuring schedules, maps, alerts, speakers, newsfeeds, the "Book of Reports," the "Daily Bulletin" and much more.
Developed by Core-Apps, the app will include:
-- Push alerts of up-to-date news, such as any changes in the meeting schedule;
-- The programs for the SBC Pastors' Conference and the annual meeting;
-- An alphabetized list of Pastors' Conference and annual meeting speakers, including their scheduled speaking times;
-- A newsfeed of Baptist Press news stories and photos covering Crossover, the SBC annual meeting and related meetings that take place during the week.
-- PDF versions of the Book of Reports, the Daily Bulletin, and SBC LIFE;
-- Scheduled times for seminary luncheons and other affinity groups ancillary to the annual meeting;
-- Twitter stream discussions about the annual meeting. Use the hashtag #sbc15 to join the conversation;
-- An interactive map of the exhibit hall and messenger-friendly local restaurants;
-- A list of exhibitors, including contact information for each exhibitor and the exhibitor's floor location;
-- A list of Metro Columbus Baptist Association churches and church-type missions, with a map showing where each congregation is located, and
-- A "friends" icon where users can keep up to date with their friends and send them notes. (Users are required to fill out a brief profile.)