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Communication is Evangelism!

The Communications Department helps realize Saint Barnabas’ mission to Make Disciples and support those disciples in their growth as followers of Jesus. We are focused on the internal and external commuication that supports the overall mission of the church. This includes development of weekly and monthly print and digital content, visuals, and promotional strategies, managing the church website, promoting the church on social media and assuring proper and consistant use of the Church’s brand by staff and volunteers.

Did You Know? We have over 100 ministries that put on 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.

PUBLICATION SCHEDULE

In order to serve you the best that we can, we ask that you observe the following deadlines to meet our publication schedule. The earlier that we receive your submission, the more opportunity there is to get the word out! We’ll always do our best to communicate your submission, but late submissions mean that your item may not be included in a desired publication. Please note that your submission may be edited for clarity or to meet space restrictions. Thanks!

WEEKLY COMMUNICATION

Life at Saint Barnabas (Sunday bulletin insert) & Email Blast

We request that submissions for our weekly Sunday newsletter, Life at Saint Barnabas, and our all-parish email blast are submitted six weeks prior to the desired publication date in order to appear in the desired week’s email blast or issue of Life at Saint Barnabas.

MONTHLY COMMUNICATION

The Mockingbird Newsletter

Issues of our monthly newsletter, The Mockingbird, typically arrive in homes by the first date of the month and cover events that occur in that month. In order to serve you the best that we can, we ask that you observe the following deadlines to meet our publication schedule:

2018 DEADLINES

August Issue Deadline: Wednesday, July 11 – 4:00pm

September Issue Deadline: Wednesday, August 8 – 4:00pm

October Issue Deadline: Wednesday, September 5 – 4:00pm

November Issue Deadline: Wednesday, October 10 – 4:00pm

December Issue Deadline: Wednesday, November 7 – 4:00pm

2019 DEADLINES

January Issue Deadline: December 1, 2018

February Issue Deadline: January 1

March Issue Deadline: February 1

April Issue Deadline: March 1

May Issue Deadline: April 1

June/July Issue Deadline: May 1