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Training for Local Church Trustees.


Staff/Parish Relations

Training for Local Church S/PPRC


Crisis Communication

A plan for the Oklahoma Conference (guidelines) for UM churches.



Focus on the ministries of the Oklahoma Conference & National Church.



Training for the Committee on Finance


Simplified Governance

Presentation adapted for the Oklahoma Conference


Single Board and Accountable Leadership Model

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    build relationships

    Lay Leaders Training Videos

    March 2016

    Building Relationships


    produced by the Department of Communications, Oklahoma Conference


    Connecting and Engaging Your Congregation with Social Media

    Discover some tips on how to connect and engage your congregation using social media. To view the video "5 Steps to Grow Your Facebook Congregation" embeded in this PowerPoint presentation see this YouTube video:

    Workshop notes (PDF)


    Building a FREE church website with open source creation tools

    GBGM is ending their free church web hosting. Now what do you do?
    Discover the free options available to build your church website using WordPress.

    Workshop notes (PDF)


    How to Publish an Effective Digital Church Newsletter

    Now your church news is available wherever your members go. Creating a nice looking and functional newsletter requires some thought and training.

    Workshop notes (PDF)