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CommFest 2018: Church Communications Tips For All

January 12 - January 13

Our very first COMMFEST is here, featuring workshops on social media, website construction, key messaging, public relations, and much more! The AMAZING Neva Rae Fox, Public Affairs Officer for The Episcopal Church, and other key staff members from The Episcopal Church will travel to New Jersey for two days with us–Friday, January 12 will be tailored to Clergy, and Saturday, January 13 will be structured for Laity (and open to everyone).

FRIDAY: Clergy Focused
Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
3715 E. State St. Extension
Hamilton, NJ 08619

SATURDAY: Laity Focused
Christ Episcopal Church
415 Washington St.
Toms River, NJ 08753

FREE Comm. Technology Gift for All Attendees!


Mike Collins
Manager, Multimedia Services

Neva Rae Fox
Public Relations Officer

Olivia Greene

Barry Merer
Manager, Web Services

Christopher Sikkema
Coordinator for Digital Evangelism

Schedule for Both Days:

9 a.m. Registration & Hospitality
10 a.m. Welcome & Opening Plenary
Communication as Evangelism

10 30 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. Workshop Session 1:
Emergency/Crisis Communications
Social Media: Maintaining an online presence
Basic website development

11 30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Workshop Session 2:
Advanced Website development
Videos: recording and streaming
Emergency/Crisis Communications

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch and Plenary:
Ask NJ Communicators Anything: Language Sensitivities and Beyond

1:15 – 2:10 p.m.
Workshop Session 3:
Social Media: Maintaining an online presence
Video Recording and Streaming

2:15 – 2:45 p.m.
Q&A with Presenters & Closing Prayer


Click here to register for the January 12: Clergy CommFest at Grace-St. Paul’s, Mercerville


Click here to register for the January 13 Laity CommFest at  Christ Church, Toms River


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Jonathan Elliott