April 30, 2018
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Each one will be 2.5 hours long and will be offered in the morning and afternoon. When registering, please select two intensives.
NOTE: There is not an option to register for only one session.
New To Communications? (New Kids on the Block)
We’ll cover the basics of communications theory and practice, including some introductory exploration of the available technology and best practices.
Presenter: Nicole Baxley, director of communications, the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma
Storytelling as Evangelism (Tell Me a Story)
Stories are a powerful and memorable way to share our personal faith journey with others. Learn how and why we must empower ourselves and others to speak our stories in impactful ways. We’ll also talk about how storytelling connects to Way of Love and Becoming Beloved Community.
Presenter: Miriam McKenney, development director, Forward Movement
Newletters: Strategy and Best Practice (The Newsroom)
What is the point of a newsletter? We’ll talk audience, content, whether to go with print or email (or both) and how to gauge effectiveness.
Presenter: Meredith Kadet Sanderson, director of communications, the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York
Website: Strategy and Best Practices (Knockin' on Heaven's Door)
Websites are your church’s new front door, but you only have a few seconds to catch a visitor’s eye. How do you make your website as welcoming and useful as possible?
Presenter: LaShane Eaglin, graphic designer and web administrator, the Episcopal Diocese of Texas
Introductory Videography (Video Killed the Radio Star)
Learn the basics of how to shoot a good video, no matter what kind of camera you are using.
Presenter: Jeff Riley, director of photography, Jeff Riley Cinematography, Denver