Communications training

This year the Communications Team have been running a number of online training courses. Recordings of some of these can be accessed below, along with any up and coming online training. 

Online Training

Re-Imagining the Church (Lockdown lessons meets The Acts of the Apostles)

Thursday, September 3: 10.30 - 12.00

We are not returning to the 'same old, same old' we are Re-Imagining the Church. Here is a webinar for the Diocese of Leeds featuring Sophie Jelley (Bishop of Doncaster), Philip North (Bishop of Burnley) and Robin Gamble (Diocese of Leeds Adviser for Church Growth). This is a joint venture between the diocesan communications and church growth teams. It will be taking place on Zoom.

To book a place please send an email to comms.training [at] leeds.anglican.org

Recorded Training

Creating Video for Church

An online course for those wanting to learn how to get started with creating videos for their church. Topics covered on this course include:

  • Video equipment 
  • Framing and composition 
  • Lighting and sound 
  • What should we film?

Social Media for Beginners

An online course exploring how to set up a church account on Facebook and Instagram. Some of the basic features of Facebook and Instagram are included, along with what type of content you could share as a church.

Social Media for Intermediates

Following on from the Social Media for Beginners session, some of the more advanced features for Facebook and Instagram are explored. Together we see how social media insights, a marketing plan and the use of language can improve how we use social media for church.

Doing Church Digitally

A question and answer session that took place over Zoom. A panel of digital enthusiasts, along with others from across the diocese, gathered to discuss how church can be done digitally. Topics covered included:

  • Zoom
  • live streaming
  • websites
  • social media.

Practical tips for video presentation

The Revd Canon Robin Gamble, Bishop's Advisor for Church Growth, shared his top tips for presenting well on video. This was then followed by a question and answers session where attendees had the opportunity to respond to what Robin said. 

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