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If there’s one thing church communicators love to hate, it’s the church bulletin. Some have tried to kill it, but the rest of us just make do. We decided to talk to some church communicators and see how the bulletin is working (or not) for them.
Today we talk with Katrina McMillan, the communications director at Celebration Baptist Church in Tallahassee, Fla.
Goal - Services - People - Heads - Piece
Our goal before services start is for our people to be connecting to each other, not burying their heads in a piece of paper.
What do you love about your bulletin?
Bulletin - Take-Away - People - Cards - Home
We call our bulletin the “Take-Away” to encourage people to take the cards home with them instead of leaving them in seats on a Sunday morning. Also, it is made to be read in less than 90 seconds. Our goal before services start is for our people to be connecting to each other, not burying their heads in a piece of paper. Our bulletin is a simple 4-inch by 6-inch postcard. One side is a pre-printed advertisement for our church app. Then each week, we print the barebones details about upcoming events and announcements and point people to our app for all the details.
What would you change about your bulletin?
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