Welcome to the NM Conference Communication page! Let's Talk!
The NM Annual Conference offers a wide variety of communication offerings that will assist you in ministry, from print to digital to live and up close. Here is an overview of the many communication tools available to you:
Subscribe free to the weekly online ENewsletter, NMVOICES, published each Monday from the Conference Office. You'll find prayer requests concerning leadership folks and local and national needs, important conference information on trainings and events open to most, articles to delight and entertain as well as educate you, and links to much much more. [Absolutely no junk/spam transmitted!]
Don't be left out of the many things going on in the life of your UM Annual Conference. Contact the conference office to be added to the email list ! Let us be of use to you in getting the word out about all phases of ministry and outreach.
And did you know there is a Facebook page devoted to NM UMC People? Check it out on Facebook New Mexico UMC People. You'll enjoy a lively ongoing conversation going on about all kinds of things United Methodist and more...between your UMC constituents!
Click on the Media Library link of the Quick Links (see left side of this webpage), and find out how to access videos and downloadable dvds. Sharing videos of ministry and teaching is a valuable tool in keeping us all up to date and inspired for the work we do. Submit your own and share the wealth!
Needing employment? Have an item to sell or donate?? Click on the Classifieds link of the Quick Links menu to the left on this page, and see how you can advertise/publicize your needs and offerings. It's all about communicating via the right avenues, and you have many modes available to you in the NMAC.
A current list of Training opportunities and calendar events/meetings are available for your information and your use in posting from the webpages of this site. Click on the calendar links of the Quick Links menu and under the Leadership Training opportunities of the Equipping Page tab to see what might be pertinent in your own communicating circles.
About United Methodist Communications
As the communications agency for The United Methodist Church, United Methodist Communications seeks to increase awareness and visibility of the denomination in communities and nations around the globe. United Methodist Communications also offers services, tools, products and resources for communications ministry.
Subscribe to the United Methodist Communications newsletter MyCom for great insight and resourcing!
CONVERSATION STARTERS, TIPS and just plain good reading!!
- How to create a social media volunteer dream team
- How to use personality tests to create balanced teams
- It's time to pre-order your Official 2014 United Methodist Program Calendar
- 10 Common Website Pitfalls (from Ministry Matters newsletter, Aug 2013)
by Adam Thomas
With the vast majority of potential new churchgoers finding their places of worship via the Internet, the need for churches to offer a clean, smooth, accessible, and energetic web presence is more important than ever. Your church’s website is the front door to the church. It might be time to give it a fresh coat of red paint. With that in mind, here are ten of the pitfalls I’ve seen when visiting church websites (plus some ideas for fixing them). READ MORE
WEB AND SOCIAL MEDIA MINISTRY NOTE:
From the National Labor Relations Board comes a report from the Acting General Counsel concerning social media cases involving employers and employees and the use of social media.
Issued in January of 2012, all employers–including non-profits–should be aware of these cases as they establish social media policies for employers and employees.
Review the report at http://bit.ly/Y0x3BU
Web Ministry Group
Meet your Communications Council
of the NM Annual Conference