The Future of Facebook, Congregations, and Meaningful Community

Does your congregation use Facebook?  If so, you need to be tracking changes to Facebook that are going to impact your strategy.  I discussed the announced changes and the implications in my UU Planet Leaders Facebook Group. The recording is below. Make sure to subscribe to email updates so you can join the live conversation!Continue reading “The Future of Facebook, Congregations, and Meaningful Community”

Ministry and Communication Upcoming Trainings

A training update for Unitarian Universalist congregational leaders and friends, plus a Facebook Live session on Friday. Today it is hard to separate MINISTRY + MEDIA + COMMUNICATION.  I’m constantly talking with leaders and no that the communication demands on congregations are significant.  You don’t have to figure this stuff out alone. Over the nextContinue reading “Ministry and Communication Upcoming Trainings”

Ministry and Communication Upcoming Training

A training update for Unitarian Universalist congregational leaders and friends, plus a Facebook Live session on Friday! Today it is hard to separate MINISTRY + MEDIA + COMMUNICATION.  I’m constantly talking with leaders and no that the communication demands on congregations are significant.  You don’t have to figure this stuff out alone. Over the nextContinue reading “Ministry and Communication Upcoming Training”

Engaging people in congregational life using social media – climate justice example

How can you use social media to engage people in congregational life?  It isn’t by bombarding them with boring cut and pasted invitations to attend! In this excerpt from my weekly live Q&A / office hours in our UU PLANET Community group, I share an example of using social media to engage people with aContinue reading “Engaging people in congregational life using social media – climate justice example”

Facebook Changes: What Your UU Congregation Needs to Know

Facebook’s recently announced changes are going to have a huge impact on congregational pages. Here’s a briefing on the changes and why you may want to consider incorporating a congregation-wide Facebook group into your strategy. This is food for thought.   You should talk how to respond with your ministry communications team. Don’t have aContinue reading “Facebook Changes: What Your UU Congregation Needs to Know”

Event: UU Social Media and Membership Growth – May 16, Framingham, MA

Friends, if you want to rock your social media and grow your congregation come the Fall, join me on May 16th for a day-long training at our UU congregation in Framingham, MA.  We have a tiny window to infuse our teams with new ideas, intention and skills if they are going to be ready to implementContinue reading “Event: UU Social Media and Membership Growth – May 16, Framingham, MA”

UU Social Media Year in Review for 2013

Here are a some thoughts in response to Rev. Daniel Harper’s The year in review: UU social media in 2013. I’ll share more thoughts when I have time. Thanks for kicking off the review, Dan! ~ Peter BLOGGING We’ve discussed the issue of UU clergy vs. lay person blogging in the UU Growth Lab andContinue reading “UU Social Media Year in Review for 2013”

Announcing Jan 4th, 2014 Social Media Intensive for Congregational Leaders

Friends, on January 4, 2014 I will be leading a social media intensive for congregational leaders.  This event is being held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson, AZ.   If you are a minister, congregational staff or volunteer interacting with human beings in the United States with internet access and mobile technology,  this event isContinue reading “Announcing Jan 4th, 2014 Social Media Intensive for Congregational Leaders”

The UU Media Collaborative week 1

Friends, this is a glimpse of how Unitarian Universalists can collaborate with amazing results… Late September 2012 we started a Facebook group called the UU Media Collaborative to bring together UU creatives who want to work together to share our faith and raise the quality of UU Media.  We created the group, then a pageContinue reading “The UU Media Collaborative week 1”

3-day UU Social Media intensive next week!

Friends, just received these details for the three-day option we’ve created for those who want to attend the mid-week portion of my social media track next week.  A few people still trying to join us for this  Tue — Thur option  featuring sessions on Facebook, Twitter, and online video for UU congregations. The following detailsContinue reading “3-day UU Social Media intensive next week!”