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Communications News

Non-profit discounts every church can use

There are several tools available to non-profits at no or low charge. These are only three recommendations that are easy to use and will bring your church a huge impact. If you've never applied for non-profit discounts for your church, you might need an IRS letter...

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Share this fraud prevention reminder

Last year the Desert Southwest Conference set up an anonymous hotline for reporting criminal activities such as financial fraud or sexual abuse in our churches. Each church received custom magnets with the hotline information. This summer remind your church and staff...

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Need some help to start a virtual choir?

Check out the newest webinar offerings available to Desert Southwest Conference churches. From communication and file coordination to video and audio software, this month is packed with training videos, webinars, and articles that will help your church create its own...

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Training: YouTube for Churches

Is your church live streaming on YouTube already? Do you need some guidance on best practices or how to increase your online reach? Don't miss the three-week training series "YouTube for Churches" by Glade Kynaston from Lakeview UMC via Zoom. Beginning on Wednesday,...

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Adapting to changing communication needs

From UM Communications Lately, the church has undergone dramatic forced change. Watch a Zoom chat as leaders talk through early blindspots, skepticism and battles with unknown cables during this time of "screens not people." We talk with: Kristen from a large metro...

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Does your church have a photo policy?

Ideas for ensuring photo use permission at your church events.  Some churches include a signature sheet at a registration desk for their event or include the photo release form in the registration materials for an event. Updating the church directory is a good time to...

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Is Zoom safe?

“We take security extremely seriously at Zoom. We are always looking to ensure we are protecting our customers and creating a safe environment for all users. We updated our privacy policy the other day to reassure all customers of this commitment.” Jared Heidt, Zoom Account Executive-VAST

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