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Recent Features

Rethink Communication

On today's episode of the MyCom Church Marketing Podcast, we are speaking with Phil Bowdle, author of “Rethink Communication: A Playbook to Clarify and Communicate Everything in Your Church." Listen

3 steps to creating a successful first webinar

Webinars give you a chance to share a message (like a Bible study) with an online audience. Start with these three easy steps to develop your own. Read More

Summer is coming ... and so is VBS: Spring into your publicity plans now

Jumpstart your VBS planning and publicity with creative yet practical tips from a Cokesbury's VBS editor. Read More

Building a more easily managed website without Wordpress

Some church staff may struggle maintaining their Wordpress site. The good news is there are robust alternatives that offer easy website building with fewer technical hurdles. Read More

I’m struggling with Facebook

The original strategy of creating and scheduling content that relies on organic reach spurred by engagement through Facebook is no longer a sure path to success. Read More

What your church can learn from the General Conference livestream

The tools used by UMCom to live stream General Conference may be just what your church needs to take its stream to the next level. Read More

How UMCOM helps local churches

Join Dan with Senior Manager of Local Church Services at United Methodist Communications Craig Catlett as they discuss some of the ways UMCOM can work directly with you in your... Listen

Is Spotify advertising right for your church (Part 2)

Spotify advertising can work for churches. Read how one church tested its effectiveness, earning the "wow!" factor, for a community event. Read More

Shooting events (like the Special Session) in unexpected conditions

Large events held in large spaces offer challenges (and opportunities) for photographers. Get pro tips about what to pack and what to look for. Read More

Innovative online practices to engage your members during Lent. Photo illustration by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Online engagement ideas for Lent

Lent is a time of reflection. Here are some creative ways churches can engage members and potential visitors during Lent. Read More