Can you build technology to combat human trafficking, or help the fatherless, or create jobs for the poor, or impact discipleship, or help build a culture of generosity?
Ideate. Design. Build.
Love God. Love your neighbor.
Write code that matters
$11,000 CASH AWARDS
Code for the Kingdom is a weekend hackathon for techies, designers, and entrepreneurial starters. Using technology, we tackle from a Christian perspective the challenges confronting our society, our churches, and our spiritual lives.
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The official challenges have been announced. YOU CAN START WORKING NOW!!!
Social Justice Challenges
How can technology help alleviate and/or combat the effects of fatherlessness in a child’s life, in turn strengthening families, reducing poverty and crime?
How can an individual, a family, a ministry, or the Crowd fight technologies used by human traffickers with Technology for Good? How can we knock off a small corner of Darkness?
What if Crowdsourcing, and in particular Impact Sourcing, could be leveraged by the Church and Christian non-profits to bring jobs to the poor?
Spiritual Formation Challenges
How can we activate 21st century believers to pray more often, deep and informed?
Love, Connect, Grow, Serve
How can technology equip and empower people to know how God has wired them and then connect them to kingdom opportunities?
How can we use technology to build deeper relationships in a way that weaves true connectedness into the routine of life?
How can technology bring the word of God to the mobile first generation of children?
Stronger & Healthier Ministries Challenges
Generosity Challenge 1
Simpler and quicker ways to give with automated responses to givers
Generosity Challenge 2
Crowd funding and synergy with other churches
Creative Process for Worship and Ministry
How can technology provide a solution that allows pastors and teams to collaborate across all phases of the creative process
Engaging and releasing the best of an individual
How do we leverage technology within our local church and/or network of churches to release and accelerate great ideas from every member of the congregation?
Join an incredible group of individuals who are applying their skills and experiences to advance common good and serve God’s Kingdom. In collaboration with innovative nonprofits and churches, we’ll write code and create technology to help release the oppressed, teach God’s Word, heal the sick, feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and support the church and the body of Christ. Make a difference by writing much-needed code or designing beautiful interfaces. Find a community of peers who want to have fun while serving the Lord.
The agenda has been refined as follows:
Friday June 28th
6:00 PM Doors Open - Join us for dinner and networking
7:00 PM Welcome & Review Format
7:25 PM API Presentations by Logos, Kii, Fellowship1, Tango
7:35 PM Review Challenges
7:50 PM Open Floor
8:20 PM Team Formation/Hack Away
The location is open non-stop--participants are encouraged to utilize the facility and take advantage of the meals and healthy hacker activities day and night if desired.
Saturday, June 29th
8:00 AM Breakfast & Mentor Appointment Sign Up Begins
9:00 AM Rebalance Teams
10:00 AM Breakout Session #1
10:30 AM Breakout Session #2
11:00 AM Breakout Session #3
11:30 AM Breakout Session #4
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Mentor Appointments Begin
3:00 PM Healthy Hacker: Juice Bar
5:00 PM Mentor Appointments End
6:00 PM Dinner
7:00 PM Healthy Hacker: Local Motion Activity
9:00 PM Tea Event Activity
Sunday, June 30th
8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM Worship Service
12:00 PM Lunch
12:30 PM Presentation Walk-thru & Judges Make Rounds
2:00 PM Presentations Begin (3 min. max)
4:00 PM Judges adjourn
4:20 PM Call-back
4:30 PM Awards Ceremony
5:00 PM Closing
Come join us!
For more information visit http://codeforthekingdom.org/
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