What is the Communications Team?

The Communications Team is a group of volunteers and staff members who work together to get the word out about First Unitarian and our activities. We love our church and want the whole world to know about us! Website, social media, Enews and order of service inserts, we do it...

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Social Media Supports First Unitarian!

We love our congregation and we want to share our work with the world. We connect to our community through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. If you use any of these social media platforms, you can follow First Unitarian Church and help promote First U to our local community. 1) If...

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SCAM ALERT

Every now and then, spam emails may be sent church members that appear to be from a staff member or a church email address. These email are NOT from our minister or anyone at First Unitarian Church. Please do not respond to those emails and do not follow the request...

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E-news Deadline Update for Thanksgiving Weekend

Due to office closure for Thanksgiving holiday, we will have an early E-News deadline. For E-news to be sent on November 29, the deadline is Monday November 25 at 10 a.m. The office will only be open two days that week so we will be racing to prepare for the...

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Communications Ideas

Another way your committee or team can reach our congregants and broader community is to request a Wednesday Blast. The Blast is a single topic email, usually sent on Wednesdays, which highlights an individual program or project. Email programadmin@firstuuwilm.org if interested in scheduling a Wednesday Blast, or call Chrissy in...

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How Do I Get an Article in Enews?

Enews is sent out each week on Fridays, with information about the upcoming worship for the week, plus other important information about the church. We use the Enews content to update our web page, to update our social media, and to prepare the order of service insert, “This Week at...

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Church Marketing Update

Did you know the church gets free marketing through our Google Non-Profits account? This service provides us with a great opportunity to get the word out about First U and other UU organizations making a difference in the world. Last week we ran an ad that was shown to over...

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Social Media and First U!

We love our congregation and we want to share our work with the world. We connect to our community through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. If you use any of these social media platforms, you can follow First Unitarian Church! You can also help promote First U to our community. 1)...

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How Can I Get My Committee’s Work in Enews or the Sunday News Insert?

Enews is our primary collector of news for the church. The office staff relies on contributions from church members, committee leaders and program staff members for content for Enews. We then include Enews updates on the church website and social media sites. If you want to promote your activities, please...

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Do You Use Social Media?

We love our congregation and we want to share our work with the world. We connect to our community through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. If you use any of these social media platforms, you can follow First Unitarian Church! You can also help promote First U to our community. 1)...

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Scam Emails and Spam Alert

Several congregations have reported that their members are receiving scam emails that are requesting gift card donations for a charitable cause. At least one person has lost money to these scams. Religious groups and congregations are becoming easy targets for these types of scams. The UUA has seen an increase...

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How Can I Get My Committee’s Work in Enews?

Enews is our primary collector of news for the church. The office staff relies on contributions from church members, committee leaders and program staff members for content for Enews. We then include Enews updates on the church website and social media sites. If you want to promote your activities, please...

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Social Media!! Instagram and Twitter! Follow Us!!

We can connect through Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. If you use any of these social media platforms, you can follow First Unitarian Church! You can also help promote First U to our community. 1) If you use Facebook, please like our page; and then share, comment and like our posts....

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Communication Team News

Church Members sometimes wonder what we do to attract visitors to our church. Church staff members and dedicated volunteers “spread the word” about First U through a variety of communication tools. For example, we have a Google ad grant which funds Google ads for our activities. In December, we had...

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Social Media!! Instagram and Twitter!

We can connect through Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. If you use any of these social media platforms, you can follow First Unitarian Church! You can also help promote First U to our community. 1) If you use Facebook, please like our page; and then share, comment and like our posts....

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Lighting Kit?

Do you have a video lighting kit that we could use for an hour on Sunday 12/16 from 12:30 – 1:30. We are making a video to use in a January service to show off our new audio-visual technology. We have a willing photographer/editor, but need a lighting kit. (...

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Communications Deadlines for Thanksgiving Weekends

Early Enews Deadline – Thanksgiving Edition This year, the church office will be closed November 21, 22 and 23 for the holiday weekend. That means we only have two days to prepare publications for that week, including Sunday, November 25 insert. Please note the following deadlines: Tuesday, Nov. 13 at...

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