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Create a Church Marketing Plan
Reach your community in fresh, new ways. Our online resource delivers data and guidance to help you craft a customized, realistic plan for your church. Read More
Grow Your Church Online: Web Ministry
Learn how you can develop your web ministry with these tools and guidelines. This section will help you take the steps necessary to create a dynamic web presence for your local church. Read More
Reach with email
E-Communications allows you to communicate your message effectively and efficiently for little or no cost. Read More
Enhance Your Site
Digital media can enhance the written content of your messages with visual and audio aid. Read More
Sign up for live training, online learning, or do-it-yourself opportunities to develop your skills as a church leader. Read More
Using technology in your church
Technology can enhance and facilitate communication, community and discipleship. Learn about some tips, tools and best practices from the articles below. Read More
Typography 101 with Troy Dossett
The power of words can be amplified or undermined by the very letterforms that make up those words. In this episode, class is in session for Typography 101. We are joined... Listen
The best tips from our professional advertising team on leveraging social media for your paid advertising.
Getting your message out is only a few steps away, but how do you choose which service to use? Leticia Lafontaine on United Methodist Communications’ digital marketing team provides some... Read More
Bridging the generation gap
How do we reach emerging generations without leaving behind previous generations? To help us answer this question, we're talking today with Jeanette Yates, Director of Communications at Southside UMC in... Listen
How to incorporate holidays in church communication
Holidays offer both the opportunity to engage and the potential for missteps. These tips will help you navigate the collision between holidays and holy days. Read More
How to use location as a social media secret weapon
Facebook and Instagram have introduced new features and updated existing features that emphasize and highlight location. Utilizing these features offers the opportunity to be seen by more people in your... Read More
Marketing magnets that bring new people to you!
All churches want to connect and engage with people in their community. Lead magnets, a tool common in business but uncommon in the church world, provide a way to begin... Read More
It is time to resurrect Facebook Groups
Conventional wisdom has been to focus on Facebook Pages rather than Groups. Thanks to a renewed focus from Facebook, groups are back and can help online communities connect more deeply. Read More
Q&A: Social media for churches
This learning session gives a brief overview of social media platforms and then delves into participant questions about Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. View
Essential podcasts for United Methodist Leaders
Podcasts give us levity and wisdom while we're waiting around. Here's 12 United Methodist podcasts covering the gamut of communications, technology, leadership, lectionary, young people's ministry and more! Read More
Introducing new MyCom Podcast host, Dan Wunderlich!
Dan Wunderlich is a United Methodist extension minister who gets fired up about teaching leaders how to use communication and creativity to share the greatest story ever told. Help welcome... Listen
Step-by-step church marketing plan tool
Today we’re talking about the newly optimized FREE Church Marketing Plan tool. We've streamlined the process and provided forms so you can off-load some of the work on us.... Listen
How to plan a winning Super Bowl party!
What about the legal issues? Can you accept donations? Relax. It's much easier than you think. Here are several ideas to help your church host an awesome party! Read More
Psychology of giving: Change the way you ask to get more
If you want to help your congregation give more, check out these tips and tricks based on fundraising psychology. Read More
How to better communicate with your congregation
These ideas will help you make sure that all your messages — from the Sunday sermon to event announcements — are being clearly and consistently communicated to everyone in your congregation. Read More