UULI-Love Reaches Out: Outreach and Growth in a Time of Change (130) (Spring 2016)

In today’s world, newspaper ads and Wayside Pulpit signs are no longer enough to share the message of liberal religion.  UUA Outreach Director Carey McDonald and Outreach Associate for Digital Ministries , the Rev. Sarah Gibb Millspaugh will give you tips, tools and exercises to help extend the outreach of your congregation so that you can grow!

Why Reach Out?

The landscape of religion in America is changing.  What does this mean for your faith community?

Designing the User Experience I: Understanding visitors

Design the church experience and membership journey from a non-member perspective.

Designing in the User Experience II: Branding and communications

Learn how to effectively communicate with potential UUs.

Websites and Social Media

Evaluate your congregation’s existing online presence, and decide on future steps for its website, and social media strategies.

Outreach Events and Getting Started

Identify key events that your congregation could do to promote your values in the community and provide entry points into the life of your congregation.

Emerging ministries

Inspiration for new and creative ministries.

Online course fee:  $30 via PayPal or mail in a check
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2 Replies to “UULI-Love Reaches Out: Outreach and Growth in a Time of Change (130) (Spring 2016)”

  1. Marylin Huff

    So, I knew I was doing Outreach events when I started this, but I didn’t realize how well they matched the criteria you’ve been talking about. I think I stumbled into a good idea. I need to improve the tracking of participants though.

    The parents of the youth group at my church meet monthly in a Soul Matters Group. We usually veer way off topic and discuss the hurdles of parenting teenagers. We decided to host a series of workshops to bring in experts to help us out and we advertised the events to the parent orgs and the two closest high schools. The principals were very helpful with that.

    So far, we have had >50 people at each event, with maybe 10-15 of them from the church. It’s too early to tell if this will convert to folks checking us out as a church, but it looks positive.

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