February 28 – (3:00pm-4:45pm) District Gathering @ Jonesboro UMC, Sanford : “Celebrating Connection” (Congregations & Communities)
June 16-18 – Annual Conference @ Greenville Convention Center, Greenville, NC
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
The next edition of “Links of Faith” will be published January 8, 2016.
The Fairway and Capital Districts will jointly
sponsor a “Church Communication Clinic”
featuring Scott Vaughan,
of Scott Vaughan Communications
on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016
at St. Francis UMC located at 2965 Kildaire Farm Rd. Cary, NC.
The cost of the clinic is $20 per attendee or $50 per church for 3 or more attendees. Please register through this link
8:30am: Registration, Refreshments, and Fellowship
9:00am – 10:30am: Session One – “Five First Steps Toward Improving Church Communication”
This course is a checklist to help churches prioritize effective communication
within the church family, and between the church and its community. Here are five things to strengthen in 2016 with insights on how to easily and efficiently strengthen them. Websites, Social Media, E-Mail, Print Management, and Best Messages.
10:30am – 11:00am: Break and Group Q&A
11:00am – 12:30pm: Session Two – “Hospitality Ministry”
This course is specifically designed to help church greeters, ushers and Reception Center volunteers engage members and guests, and move guests to connect with the church. Content also focuses on strategy for follow-up with guests toward a more efficient engagement.
Sponsored by the Fairway and Capital Districts – Held at St. Francis UMC located at 2965 Kildaire Farm Rd. Cary, NC
To find out more about Scott and his journey, go to
If you would like to print or share this edition of Links of Faith, you are encouraged to use this pdf: Links of Faith 12.18.2015