Friends, here's the first part of my recent webcast on Social Media and Membership Growth presented to Candadian Unitarian congregations, sponored by the CUC. You can watch the full session here. Total running time: 1 hr 40 min https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahAF23YaAVk
In this Facebook Live session, I discuss UU congregational social media management and why a collaborative spirit and team approach are critical to success! This 23-minute session is for all congregational leaders including religious professionals, staff, and volunteers. Parish ministers and ministry leaders: A special message (cheer leading!) for you is included starting at 14 … Continue reading UU Social Media: Why collaboration is critical for success
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 a … Continue reading Engaging people in congregational life using social media – climate justice example
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 a … Continue reading Facebook Changes: What Your UU Congregation Needs to Know
People who are anxious and uncertain are less likely to visit congregations. You can help them eliminate the anxiety and uncertainty by actively doing one thing -- ANSWER ALL THEIR QUESTIONS. And you can do it online. Here's how.
With approximately seven-in-ten Americans now using at least one social media site (Pew Internet), faith leaders can’t afford to ignore the impacts of digital culture. Here are five ways social media is changing the process of connecting with and joining congregations.
October 22-25, 2015 * Morristown, NJ Behold the awesome! It is the LREDA Fall Conference with a focus that all Unitarian Universalist congregations and their religious leaders need to wrap their minds and ministry around: Social Media and Technology Theme Based Ministry Full Week Faith Yes, we're talking Religious Education Without Walls and our keynotes, … Continue reading Join us for RE Without Walls: Technology, Theme-Based Ministry, and Full Week Faith!
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 implement … Continue reading Event: UU Social Media and Membership Growth – May 16, Framingham, MA
Friends, this Fall I'm leading two separate day-long trainings on UU social media and membership growth. I hope you'll join us! Colorado Springs, CO - October 4th, 2014 Providence, RI - November 8th, 2014 Here's the deal. Today we need to be intentionally integrating our social media, visitor greeting and other membership development efforts. If … Continue reading FALL 2014 UU Social Media and Membership Growth trainings
Update: If you're watching this in 2016, remember this year's GA is in Columbus, OH. Friends, I told people using the UUA's mobile General Assembly event app that I'd make a quick tutorial on how to get started on Twitter. Here it is! In this video I walk you through the process of setting up … Continue reading UU Gotta Tweet at #UUAGA video Crash Course