Publicity Requests

Requests for publicity for church events should be made as soon as event details are finalized. Please allow up to two weeks for the creation of original design and writing materials, and know that most successful events require at least four to six weeks of marketing and communication, once planning is finalized. Publicity services are reserved for church-sponsored events and activities only.

Copy details including word count and deadlines:

  • Copy for the monthly EMBRACE newsletter is due the first week Tuesday or Thursday of the prior month.
    • Lead article (if the only article on the front page) should be 500 to 750 words. Quality, high-resolution photos pertinent to the article are encouraged.
    • Lead articles (when space is shared on the front page) should be 200 to 350 words. Quality, high-resolution photos pertinent to the article are encouraged.
    • Ministry articles should be 150 to 200 words.
    • Announcement-related content should be 30 to 75 words.
  • Bulletin announcements are due at noon on the prior Tuesday.
    • Copy length should be 60 to 100 words.
    • Announcement will run a maximum of 3 times.
  • Bulletin insert copy is due two weeks prior to the insert publication date.
  • E-news announcements are most always generated from bulletin announcements.
    • There is no limit to the number of times the announcement can appear.
  • Children’s Ministry e-blasts
  • Youth Ministry e-blasts
  • Pulpit announcements are made at the discretion of the individual pastors. Contemporary worship video-announcements must be requested 3 weeks in advance.
  • Table Talk copy is due at noon on the prior Tuesday.

Click this link to complete the Work Request Form if needed.

Publicity Request Form

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  • If the event is to be held at the church it will need to be listed on the facilities calendar prior to it being publicized.
  • Click on each title to select multiple options.
  • If there are no special needs or comments, enter "none"
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    Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, docx, doc, psd, ai.