Communications information and webinars

  • Creating a Presence for Your Congregation Online
    Beth CaseboltWebsites are our new congregational front door. 90-95% of our visitors have learned about our congregations from their websites before they ever walk through our front door. This webinar focuses on the creation, design, re-design of a congregational website. We will look at policies and procedures, content, management and design.

    Presenter: Beth Casebolt, CERG Communitcations Consultant and OMD District Administrator

    Self enrollment: Communications 102: Websites 101
  • Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Our Congregations
    Beth CaseboltSocial Media is the new frontier in communications.  How do we use facebook, blogs, twitter, and youtube to enhance communications among our current congregational members, reach out to potential members and let other know that we're just here? This webinar will walk through the basic understandings of social media and how congregations can start to use this new technology for a variety of uses.

    Presenter: Beth Casebolt, CERG Communitcations Consultant and OMD District Administrator

    Self enrollment: Communications 103: Social Media 101
  • Channeling Success: How Communication Practices and Process Can Move Your Congregation Forward

    Mark Bernstein
    The opportunity is great in our congregations for rumors, miscommunication, gossip and, of course, conflict. This session will examine the barriers to open communication processes and will explore ways in which lay and ministerial leaders can open up channels of communication and create transparent systems where information is shared and all are heard.

    Presenter: Mark Bernstein, Growth Development Consultant for CERG

    Self enrollment: Growth 102: Channeling Success