Sharing and communicating all that Saint Barnabas offers helps realize our mission of making disciples. The Communications Ministry team is dedicated to creating and delivering timely and consistent digital and printed publications and resources that help support the overall mission of the church and you in your growth as a follower of Jesus.
Did You Know? Saint Barnabas’ 100+ ministries coordinate and hold countless events every year!
The more you can help us help you–the better! The best way to help succeed is to follow our submission guidelines. The following information will provide you with the best practices you need to ensure the Communications Department has all they need to promote your ministry/event effectively.
Our publications have changed with the pandemic. Please continue stay tuned for updates.
Let’s work together to spread the word! Please review the schedule of deadlines necessary to create our weekly and monthly communications. The earlier you submit your request, the greater opportunity to get the word out! Please note your submission may be edited for clarity or space limitations. Finally, we’ll always do our best to include your request, however please understand late submissions may not be included in a desired publication. Thank you in advance for your help!
Our Communications Schedule begins with updating the website and then expands out to include our monthly newsletter, The Mockingbird, all-parish email blasts, morning announcements and social media. Once you’ve submitted your information, our communications team will use our expertise to advertise your event as it fits best with our overall Communications plan. In order to serve you the best that we can, we ask that you observe the following deadlines to meet our publication schedule. Below are the deadlines for advertising during each designated month:
October 2021: September 1
November 2021: October 1
December 2021: November 1
January 2022: December 1
February 2022: January 3
March 2022: February 1
April 2022: March 1
May 2022: April 1
June/July 2022: May 2
Are you ready to share your event? Let’s go!