Communications conference

 Our 2018 workshop will be held at the NEW St. Francis Church in Eureka, on Saturday, October 13, 2018. Save the date!

Feel free to contact Director of Communications Beth Felice for more information or with any questions at 314-398-2209, cell and text, or

Past Conferences

In 2017 we offered sessions on church newsletters,  the interview, and using social media to communicate our faith stories, and additional presentation on new communications opportunities coming this year, plus how to connect with the diocese through our publication channels. How Did They DO That?

In 2016 we welcomed two pros, Daniela Velazquez and Kurt Greenbaum, with presentations, local case studies and stimulating conversation on the topic of Sharing the Story of Your Church in Good Times and Bad.

In 2015 we spent some time with the Episcopal Asset Map and Connect Diomo.

In 2014 Writing Church was our topic. Debbie Smith, Dan Handschy, Sarah Bryan Miller, Donna Hawk-Reinhard, and Beth Felice presented bite sized workshops about writing in and for community. 

In 2013 we welcomed Randall Curtis from the Diocese of Arkansas for Social Media Evangelism: Have a plan and do it well; Kurt Greenbaum, from RT/STL, former editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the hyper-local communities, for a session offering strategies for connecting your parish with the secular media.

In 2012 we welcomed CCS copyright specialist John Talbert copyright basics, blanket licenses, using songs and scripture, producing a CD v. DVD, being creative and compliant, web issues, special projects, kinds of licenses, where to go from here, Q&A, real life examples; Jodie Kuhn Allen photographer at FreshArt Photography and Emmanuel Church member will lead a session on using the camera you have (cell phone, iPad, snap and shoot) to take story-rich, full of life photos in your parish; and Pamela Evans and Janis Greenbaum two communications specialists, members of Church of the Good Shepherd and St. Martin's, have recently worked with their church congregations on evangelism using traditional and social media, and will share some of their insight and presentation materials.

In 2011 we presented: Friends, Followers, and Faith: Relational Communication in the Digital Reformation with Elizabeth Drescher, PhD, author of Tweet If You Heart Jesus: Practicing Church in the Digital Reformation

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Handouts 2014

More Info

Contact: Beth Felice, diocesan communications director,