Digital Communications is an important resources for congregations to spread the Good News. This toolbox is aimed at providing congregations and ministries the tools and resources to strengthen their digital communications.
- A Bunch of Tips for Church Websites: The Rev. Christopher Arnold provides several tips for content and design for Episcopal congregation websites.
- Help Creating a Congregation Website: The Diocese provides help on creating a congregation website on our Diocesan network of sites.
There are several great platforms for creating electronic Newsletter. The Episcopal Diocese of Georgia does not officially endorse any platforms.
- Constant Contact offers a variety of options for email marketing, event registration, and more. There different levels of pricing for these products.
- MailChimp offers the ability to send electronic newsletters for free up to 2,000 subscribers.
- The Episcopal Church’s Guide to Social Media is a guide for congregations and to assist them in understanding the many potentials available for growth, expansion and telling their stories through social media. This is a White Paper issued by The Episcopal Church Office of Communication.
- The Diocesan Electronic Communication and Social Media Policy is found in the Diocese of Georgia Policy Manualon page 4.
- The Episcopal Diocese of North California offers a Simple Guide to Creating Your Church Facebook Page.
The Public Affairs Office of the Episcopal Church offers several resources.
- Public Affairs Toolkit is designed for your use to help enhance your message, broaden your reach and offer tips for placements into regional, secular, and other media – both traditional and social.
- Getting started: Media Release– an easy how-to guide for getting started in preparing materials, news releases, op-eds, etc.
- Subscribe to the Public Affairs Office’s e-mail lists to receive the latest information about The Episcopal Church. “Media Releases” provides up-to-the-minute information about news, events, and resources from The Episcopal Church. The “Daily Scan” is a daily list of links to news stories in the mass media that highlight The Episcopal Church, Episcopal parishes and dioceses, and Episcopalians.