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Daniel Guenther, Virginia Conference

This course was incredibly helpful to me in presenting the basics of social media design and strategy. I feel far more grounded in managing social media on behalf of the church. This is an excellent course. I wouldn’t change anything about it.

Peg Bowman, Western Pennsylvania Conference

Lots of good info here, even for someone with a lot of experience in online communications.

Tiffany Fisher, Baltimore-Washington Conference

This course has so many awesome resources and has helped me so much in creating content for our social media pages, as well as tips for planning. It’s a great course and all the speakers have a lot to share!

Victoria Smathers, Western North Carolina Conference

This course gave wonderful insight to the inner workings of social media in churches. The advice was relevant, current, and perfectly matched my goals for our social media team. Thank you for offering this - it was a great help!

Shannon Raines, Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference

The flexibility of a self-guided course made study more convenient, and links to additional resources were a helpful expansion of the course.

Susanna Tolbert, Virginia Conference

The videos were very helpful. It is so much information to read through and process that having it in class format was helpful. I also appreciated the flexibility of the class. I was able to learn at my own pace and family emergencies did not disrupt the opportunity to learn.

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Your Instructors

Director, Training & Development Jeremy Brown

Jeremy Brown has 15+ years of leadership, learning and coaching experience. He currently serves as the Director of Training and Development at United Methodist Communications. Jeremy has specialized in facilitating a training atmosphere aimed at fostering growth and creating a culture of learning excellence. In his spare time, he enjoys using his communication skills to diffuse and manage tight situations through his work as a college football official.

Senior Training & Development Specialist Kelly Tracy

After 14 years in higher education and language instruction, Kelly Tracy brought her curriculum planning and facilitation skills to her lifelong denominational home, the United Methodist Church. She lives in the metro Atlanta area with her husband and two sons, and she enjoys pottery, gardening, and hiking.