UMAC 2019 · Thursday wrap-up

UMAC 2019 · Thursday wrap-up

The 2019 United Methodist Association of Communicators annual gathering kicked off with the first-ever school for local church communicators. More than 20 communicators and pastors from the St. Louis area gathered for lunch and for sessions on Facebook Live, marketing...
Photo tips for shooting in unexpected conditions 

Photo tips for shooting in unexpected conditions 

General Conference 2019, taking place in a large dome and former football stadium, can make for some interesting photography challenges. United Methodist News Service’s Kathleen Barry offers us some tips to get good photos. *** When you don’t know the lighting,...
Introducing Tyrus B. Sturgis

Introducing Tyrus B. Sturgis

Here is your chance to get to know one of our newest UMAC leadership team members, Tyrus B. Sturgis. Tyrus is the director of leader communications with United Methodist Communications. Licensed to practice law in Alabama and Tennessee, Tyrus serves by telling the...
My call: Cathy Bruce

My call: Cathy Bruce

Sometimes, the path that you had intended to follow isn’t what God had planned for you. In Cathy Bruce’s case, this was a great opportunity to still follow her passions, but do it in a bit of a different style. Cathy, the associate director of connectional ministries...
Honoring our history while leading through change

Honoring our history while leading through change

by Christie R. House Members attending the annual meeting of the United Methodist Association of Communicators Philadelphia took to the road March 9—a short distance down South Broad Street—to the historic Tindley Temple United Methodist Church. Members of the African...
Our Mission Forward

Our Mission Forward

Our Mission Forward: Practical and inspirational, Mulenga and Bigham-Tsai share insights on how we communicate our mission forward at UMAC 2018. by Sybil Davidson On March 9, the Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai, chief connectional officer for the Connectional Table, and...