Start Spreading The News: Joyfully Publicizing & Marketing Your Ministry

Start Spreading The News: Joyfully Publicizing & Marketing Your Ministry

Dates: April 18, 2021, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm ET
Available by: Join by Videoconference or Watch Online Recordings (learn more about videoconference)
Price: General Public: $ 100.00 | One Spirit Graduates: $ 90.00
One Spirit Elective Credit: 1.0

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Get the word out about your ministry, organization, or special project! Whether you are launching a new ministry or have served as a minister, you will learn to strategize using the latest communication tools. And the skills provided are applicable to every career, industry, and organization.

Topics will include

  • Creating buzz for yourself, your service, company, or industry
  • Engaging your market and connecting with potential clients
  • Giving great interviews – TV, online, radio, newspapers, and magazines
  • Writing smart and attention-getting press releases, media alerts, biographies, blogs, pitch letters, tweets, Facebook postings, etc.
  • Learning about social media, online video, blogs, and existing websites to increase visibility
  • Getting outstanding promotional photos/videos and disseminating it to the right outlets - Creating and publicizing events highlighting your talents and expertise
  • Knowing how, when, and if you should ask for help in creating your media presence
  • Participating in auxiliary media events when media opportunities arise
  • Describing your ministry (your essential “elevator pitch”)
  • Finding a balance between the media’s accessibility to you and your privacy
  • FACULTY:

    Joshua Ellis

    Rev. Joshua Ellis

    Rev. Joshua Elliss, an Interspiritual minister (One Spirit, Class of 2006), created, developed and executed the public relations campaigns for over 100 plays and musicals including the original Broadway productions of “Into the Woods,” “42nd Street,” “Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music,” “Fences,” “Big River,” “The Elephant Man,” as well as Yul Brynner in “The King and I,” Sandy Duncan in “Peter Pan” and seven productions of the Royal Shakespeare Company. He honed his public relations and marketing skills working with a wide range of talents including Stephen Sondheim, Carol Channing, Arthur Miller, Denzel Washington, James Earl Jones, and Broadway’s legendary producer, David Merrick. He also headed the publicity campaigns for not-for-profit organizations including Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. His primary ministry is disaster spiritual care, formerly called disaster chaplaincy, with the American Red Cross.

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    If you have questions about registering for this course, please contact One Spirit Learning Alliance by email to [email protected] or call 212-931-6840.