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Parish Recording Room
Need help recording and editing videos? You can use the Edmonton Eparchy’s green screen room to record parish videos!
Parish Web Design Service
Our communications team can design either your parish’s first website or do an audit of your current website to help ensure your parish mission is effectively being communicated. Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to start today!
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Often parishes find similar people attend most parish events. Although this is a vital base you need to reach, it’s important to reach a new group of parishioners while also getting the community involved as a whole. Events continue to be a vital aspect...
Use Our Articles For Your Parish BulletinFeel free to use our articles published on our website to use in your parish bulletins. To use these articles, please credit each article with a preface of "This article was published on www.eeparchy.com" and change the font...
Ensure the photos you use in your parish are copyright-free, using photos found off of Google Images is often copyrighted content and not fair use for parish communications. To find generic copyright-free photos, use websites...
Why traditional print? Traditional print is a vital part of your communications plan that serves as a great supplement for digital materials. Despite being a more expensive method, it is nevertheless still important to ensure traditional print is used in your...
Why Have a Parish Website? In a recent survey done in the United States, it was discovered that 97% of consumers search for local organizations online and 89% of individuals search for local organizations once a week on their smartphone. If your parish is not online,...
What is a communication plan? The objective of a communication plan is to create strategies and processes that spread the message of a particular organization, solicit donations and call for volunteers. A good communication plan is vital for transparent parish...
Welcome Back Your Parishioners It is vital for parishes to plan out how they intend to welcome parishioners back safely after restrictions ease. We have a 5 step strategy guide to ensure effective communications is achieved over a variety of different formats reaching...
I was a stranger and you welcomed me (Matthew 25:35)Hospitality in the Early ChurchThe word hospitality is derived from the Latin word hospes, which means guest. To be hospitable is to be welcoming and friendly to guests. In Greek, the word for hospitality is...
Why Should My Parish Have Social Media?Social media has been in use for two decades, with 85% of Canadians using social media, a number that will only continue to grow. With the ability to connect to over 32 million Canadians, social media is a perfect opportunity for...
40+ Outreach Ideas E-Book
- 10 free outreach tools for your parish
- 5 simple ways to welcome new parishioners
- 10 free content ideas for your parish
- 10 website tips for your parish
- 8 common traditional outreach methods (with 24 ideas)
- 8 common modern outreach methods (with 22 ideas)
Annual Outreach Plan
- Plan overview and mission statement
- Social mission statement
- Traditional outreach plans
- Modern outreach plans
- Month-to-month plan
Let’s Work Together to Share the Good News
For individuals and parishes in the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton, you can request a presentation and assistance getting any outreach method set-up for your parish. Send me an email and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible!
Ben Windsor, Communications Specialist of the Eparchy of Edmonton
Are you a parish communications lead or outreach lead? Let’s work together as an eparchy! Leave your contact information and I’ll keep you informed in eparchial initiatives we all can work together on!