Archive for 2016

Top 10 Posts of 2016
No Comments » December 26, 2016

Top 10 Posts of 2016

From Easter and Christmas to bulletins and announcements, we explore the biggest posts of the year. Spoiler alert: Watch out for Pokemon.

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Free New Year’s Social Media Graphics for Your Church
No Comments » December 22, 2016

Free New Year’s Social Media Graphics for Your Church

Get free graphics to celebrate New Year's. Queue them up and take some needed time off to rest, recuperate, and dream about what God can do in the new year.

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Big Dreams for a Big 2017
No Comments » December 21, 2016

Big Dreams for a Big 2017

When you turn 12, you learn it's time to grow up. Time to make decisions instead of choices. Here's what the CFCC team has dreamed and decided for 2017.

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Announcing The Intensive Workshops
No Comments » December 19, 2016

Announcing The Intensive Workshops

One of the best ways to get better at church communication doesn't happen by reading a blog. Check out our slate of 2017 training events.

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Nick Jones: Strategy, Vision & the Future of the Church
No Comments » December 14, 2016

Nick Jones: Strategy, Vision & the Future of the Church

Our newest board member, Nick Jones, talks about strategy, vision and the future of church communication.

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How to Plan a Massive, Community-Wide Christmas Event
No Comments » December 12, 2016

How to Plan a Massive, Community-Wide Christmas Event

One Voice is a two-night Christmas outreach in the Quad Cities involving 60 different ministries. Here's how we handled the communication challenges.

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15 Tasks to Assign Your Virtual Volunteers
No Comments » December 7, 2016

15 Tasks to Assign Your Virtual Volunteers

You have a pool of virtual volunteers. Now, what to do with them? Read our post to learn 15 communications tasks that can be assigned to any remote volunteer.

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10 Reasons to Consider Virtual Volunteering at Your Church
No Comments » December 5, 2016

10 Reasons to Consider Virtual Volunteering at Your Church

What if you could broaden your pool of volunteers without regard for time and space? With virtual volunteering, you can. You increase not only the number of volunteers but also ...

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2017 Predictions for Church Communication on #cmschat
No Comments » December 2, 2016

2017 Predictions for Church Communication on #cmschat

For last night's #cmschat on Twitter, we discussed what to watch for in church communication trends in 2017.

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Come, Long-Expected Jesus!
No Comments » November 30, 2016

Come, Long-Expected Jesus!

Advent rarely was a matter of wreaths and candles. In my home and church, Advent appeared in a nativity set and the memorization of scripture.

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Accessible Design: Why Is It Important?
No Comments » November 28, 2016

Accessible Design: Why Is It Important?

Accessible design aims for something other than beauty alone. It embodies form and function. It communicates to audiences through targeted visual content.

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9 Things to Include in Your Church Visitor Welcome Packet
3 Comments » November 21, 2016

9 Things to Include in Your Church Visitor Welcome Packet

A welcome packet can be a helpful way to connect new visitors with your church, answer questions, and introduce them to who you are as a community.

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More Thanksgiving Social Media Graphics
No Comments » November 17, 2016

More Thanksgiving Social Media Graphics

We've got a collection of Thanksgiving social media graphics your church can use to give your congregation a friendly reminder to be thankful.

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Better Church Communication Spreads the Gospel
No Comments » November 16, 2016

Better Church Communication Spreads the Gospel

We talk about communication strategy and best practices out of a deep desire to see churches communicate better so the gospel can go farther. Will you help?

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18 Thankful Thoughts for Church Communicators at Thanksgiving
5 Comments » November 14, 2016

18 Thankful Thoughts for Church Communicators at Thanksgiving

Oh, Thanksgiving, we love you. It's a not-so-subtle reminder to be thankful for the good things we see as church communicators, like the demise of MySpace.

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