Posts Tagged ‘announcements’

Our Church Banned Announcements. Yes, I’m Serious.
October 3, 2018

Our Church Banned Announcements. Yes, I’m Serious.

Our church banned announcements about one-year ago. Yes, I’m serious. Instead of sharing information, we've switched to sharing stories of Jesus-led life change.

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Announcement Timing: When to Schedule Announcements in Your Church Service
September 26, 2018

Announcement Timing: When to Schedule Announcements in Your Church Service

Announcements are kind of the worst, aren’t they? What to announce, how to do it—even when to do it. So we weigh the pros and cons of when to schedule ...

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Announcements Should Be the Last Resort
September 24, 2018

Announcements Should Be the Last Resort

Instead of always jumping to a platform announcement, work with your ministry leaders to think of another approach that might be more effective.

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Video Announcements: 6 Ways Churches Can Make It Work
September 10, 2018

Video Announcements: 6 Ways Churches Can Make It Work

Church video announcements have become the latest rage, but making it work can be a challenge. We've got examples of on-screen talent, structure, humor, brand, and more that can help.

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Anouncements: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
September 5, 2018

Anouncements: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

Oh, announcements: the bane of our existence as church communicators. We've got the tips and resources to help you make announcements more effective.

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Get a Taste of Creative Missions
May 23, 2018

Get a Taste of Creative Missions

Our Creative Missions trip helps underfunded local churches. Get a taste with free resources for better announcements and an ebook sampler.

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Creating Compelling Video Announcements on #cmschat
October 7, 2016

Creating Compelling Video Announcements on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered how to create compelling video announcements for your church.

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5 Reasons to Use Video Announcements
August 31, 2016

5 Reasons to Use Video Announcements

When it comes to communication during weekend worship experiences, video announcements help with planning and make for shareable content on the web.

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More Effective Stage Announcements on #cmschat
February 26, 2016

More Effective Stage Announcements on #cmschat

Steve Fogg leads our weekly Twitter chat in a conversation about how to more effectively communicate your stage announcements.

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Preach Your Announcements
February 22, 2016

Preach Your Announcements

“Wow, those announcements were powerful today," said no one ever. Phil Bowdle explains why churches should quit announcements.

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How to Write Compelling Church Announcements on #cmschat
December 4, 2015

How to Write Compelling Church Announcements on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered how to write church announcements that get results.

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The Purpose of Your Church Bulletin: Evaluate Before You Tweak
April 20, 2015

The Purpose of Your Church Bulletin: Evaluate Before You Tweak

What's the purpose of your church bulletin? Is it really the best tool for the job? Before you tweak your bulletin, consider its purpose.

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Scheduling, Managing & Priority of Messages on #cmschat
March 20, 2015

Scheduling, Managing & Priority of Messages on #cmschat

This week's #cmschat talked about how to schedule, manage and prioritize your church's messages. How do you decide what gets a platform announcement?

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The Awesome Communicator Episode
December 17, 2014

The Awesome Communicator Episode

What's worked for you this year? We talk with Kristy Henry and Meiko Seymour to hear about success in social media and platform announcements.

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Four Ways to Shift the Church’s Focus
December 15, 2014

Four Ways to Shift the Church’s Focus

In order for effective communication to be a reality in the church, change needs to happen. We need to shift our way of thinking. More importantly, we need to enable ...

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