Increase your creative output through hands-on training in the areas of graphic design, marketing/advertising, layout/design, and website development. We will discuss best practices, budgeting and resources for small to large parishes, challenges that we face, and more. Meet with leaders from other churches engaged in creative design and innovative communications.
On all fronts, we as the Church desire to raise the level of creativity in marketing, promotion, and communication with the end result of relevance and changed lives.
Through creative collaboration, we can encourage one another, grow through resourceful idea-sharing, and discover the potential within our gifts of creativity inspired by our Creator.
YOU WILL EXPERIENCE
• Coffee. Lots of good coffee. Maybe scones.
• Relationship building with other communicators and administrators in Louisiana.
• Training on how you and your volunteers can produce professional results.
• Resources for graphic design, website management, eNewsletters, and more.
• Practical wisdom on communicating at the parish level.
• Marketing strategies for reaching your community outside your church walls.
• Demonstrations of digital tools.
Led by Mike Orr, Director of Communications for The Episcopal Church in Colorado
Mike Orr serves as the Director of Communications for The Episcopal Church in Colorado. Previously, he was the Director of Communications at Saint John’s Cathedral in Denver from 2011 to 2015. He began his ministry in communications at Southeast Christian Church, a non-denominational church in the south suburbs of Denver, where he served for 8 years.
In all areas of his ministry, he seeks opportunities to challenge “the way it’s always been done” by raising the level of creativity across all mediums of communication with the end result of relevant messaging and changed lives.
Mike currently serves on the board of Episcopal Communicators, collaborates with the Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes, and is a speaker and presenter for Project Resource, a series of stewardship conferences funded by The Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops and the Presiding Bishop’s Office for Development.
More information about Caffeinated Church: http://caffeinatedchurch.org/experience/