Communications

Horizon Communications

This page has been created for ALL Horizon leaders to provide them with the knowledge, procedures and resources to promote their group’s initiatives.

Existing channels:

·         Weekly Newsletter
 A primary source of consolidated information for members and guests that is produced weekly: The Week at Horizon.

·         Social Media
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are the primary social media channels used by Horizon. For specific purposes Pinterest pages have been created. Paid social media advertising can also be considered.

·         Sunday Scrolling Announcements
Located in the Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall these are primary viewed before and after Sunday service.

·          Bulletin Board Flyers
Located through Horizon Bulletin Boards are a visual method of delivering your message.

·         Sunday Pulpit Announcements
These announcements are given verbally at the beginning of service. They can be given by the opening speaker or group leader.

·         Sunday Order of Service Insert
Single half sheet of paper provided with the Order of Service. Single events are limited to 1 inserts, large events 2 inserts.

·         All Church Emails
These are emails sent to all existing members with an e-mail address on file. This form of communication should be used sparingly and requires the board presidents approval.

·         Website
There are several locations your initiative can be placed on our website.

o   Horizon News & Announcements

o   Event Calendar

 

·         Wayside Pulpit
This is one of our primary communication channel to get our message to non-members. Only large events will qualify to utilize this channel.



Getting your message out:
To make it easier for our group leaders to utilize all needed communication channels we have created two forms; a long form to be utilized for larger events that require a broader range of channels, and a short form. Simply complete one of these forms and send it too This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You will be contacted if additional information will be needed. 

Horizon Communication Worksheet – SHORT
Horizon Communication Worksheet – LONG
Horizon Communication Worksheet – EXAMPLE

Social Media:
As social media becomes increasing more effective communication tool we have additional resources for our leaders. The following assets can be used in conjunction with the above Communication Worksheet or independent (depending on your needs). Feel free to email
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A Social Media Guide for Horizon Leaders

Social Media Policies

How to get help:
For general questions about utilizing the above communications worksheets or if you have any other questions regarding communications, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For Social Media specific questions email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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Horizon Unitarian Universalist Church
1641 W. Hebron Parkway
Carrollton, Texas 75010
(972) 492-4940

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