Marketing Adult Ministries

Last week the fourth annual Naples United Church of Christ Adult Enrichment brochure was published.  While this booklet is shared with around 1,000 households by old fashioned postal mail in a single mailing, the electronic version is shared with an even larger audience over a much longer time period. History Like most newer initiatives in an established congregation, this marketing piece has developed over the years. A basic timeline: 2012 - a simple booklet offering information about Read More …

Adult Enrichment in 2013

I have the privilege of developing adult educational opportunities at Naples United Church of Christ.  These holistic growth opportunities, along with our musical enrichment offerings, are open to our congregation and to the community.  The following brochure is a second annual brochure covering many of the events that will occur between Advent 2012 and Pentecost 2013 (for more, read about and view the 2012 edition). I welcome your feedback.  Also, please share your congregation's adult Read More …

Adult Education Opportunities

One of my current roles is organizing adult educational offerings at Naples United Church of Christ (Naples, FL).   Since our congregation grows significantly during season (the time of year when many snowbirds visit), we provide a more robust program during that portion of the year.  A preview of some of the highlights of the season to come (Advent 2012 - Pentecost 2013) follows: General Education internet guru Marcus Zillman memory expert Dr. Bill Beckwith  educator Stephen Read More …

Reflecting on 500 Blog Posts

In 2009, I moved from an observer to a participant in the growing world known as social media. In January, I joined Facebook.  Within a few months, I was logging in to Facebook several times a day. In May, I secured a domain name.  In June, I launched this blog.  Initially, I wrote a few posts a week In September, I joined Twitter.  Within a few months, I was tweeting several times a day. As I wind down my third year in social media, I recognize that statistics tell a very incomplete Read More …