The Harlem Shake?
Sure. It was silly. And no one cares about this web phenomenon anymore.
But this spontaneous moment at Westwinds Church is the kind of thing that makes memories and creates public-space community. In this instance, I’m defining community as “the feeling that we’re all in this together.” We decided to film this with no notice to our people. Right as church dismissed.
When people see their leaders not taking themselves too seriously and being willing to have some fun, leaders become more believable, trustworthy, and human.