The 2012 Communications workshop schedule is listed below and includes links to those presentations that are currently available.
2012 Light of Faith Communications Workshops
“New Ideas to Engage Parishioners with your Bulletins"
Don Hall, Bulletin Training, Diocesan Publications-(not available)
Tom Gull, Parish Services Sales Manager, J.S. Paluch - Click here to download the pdf of the presentation.
Teresa Peterson, Director of Communications, Diocese of Orlando - Click here to download the pdf of the presentation.
“How to Create a Dynamic Parish Website That’s Easy to Maintain”
Scott Stafstrom, Digital Art & Design Specialist, Compass Web Group
“How to Communicate with Inactive Catholics” (presentation not available)
Carol Brinati, Chancellor for Administration, Diocese of Orlando
Dennis Johnson Jr., Senior Director of Faith Formation, Diocese of Orlando
“How to Use Social Media Effectively in a Church Setting”
Brandon Vogt, Author, “The Church and New Media” (presentation not available)
Teresa Peterson, Director of Communications, Diocese of Orlando Click here to download the pdf presentation.
About Tom Gull:
Tom is the author of The Complete Parish - A Recipe for Success. He is a national bulletin trainer with the well-known Catholic publisher, JS Paluch.
For over 25 years, Tom Gull has been involved in parish ministry as a parish musician, choir member, cantor and member of the liturgy and finance committees. Before joining Ascension Parish in Oak Park, Illinois as business manager in 1997, Tom was a regional sales manager for a major supplier for media planning and market research systems to the advertising industry.
Tom is an expert communicator and he will share tips and tools to help you unlock the wonderful communications potential found in your weekly church bulletin.
About Teresa Peterson:
Teresa Peterson has worked as Communications Director with the Diocese of Orlando since January 2011 and prior to that served as Communications Manager since 2007. Her current responsibilities include managing the Diocese of Orlando website as well as overseeing internal and external communications for the Diocese of Orlando. She also serves as editor of the Florida Catholic and has served as writer and photograher of this statewide publication since 2004.
Soon after her arrival at the Diocese, she worked closely with parishes and schools to organize the diocesan anniversary celebration: the Festival of Faith and produced the diocesan anniversary video "Forty Years of Faith."
She has worked as a producer for TV stations in Miami, Tampa, and Orlando, and has also written for various print publications including the Tampa Tribune and the Orlando Sentinel.