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635 – PR & A Pandemic

This week on WELSTech we hear from the Martin Luther College Director of Public Relations about the challenges and changes to communication during the pandemic. In addition, there’s a wide variety of tech tools and tips that may benefit your ministry including safely back to school webinars, Gmail organization, Bitmoji classroom images, and farewell to classic Google Sites. Tune in and turn it up!

The interview and discussion:

Communicating to a college community – Bill Pekrul, Director of Public Relations at Martin Luther College (MLC), talks with Martin and Sallie about the levels and multiple channels of communication they utilize. Bill also shares tips that congregations and schools can use as they devise communication plans.

Additional examples to consider from MLC communication:

Picks of the week:

Community feedback:

Featured videos/online course:

MLC Update

Next time:

Summer interviews on pandemic ministry continue, next time with Dennis Maurer, WELS Director of Human Resources.

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547 – MLC Day!

Celebrate MLC Day with WELSTech! Martin and Sallie talk with creatives from Martin Luther College who are using social channels and multi-media to spark this special day. Straighten up, enhance your productivity with the picks of the week, and use OneNote to design a digital Escape Room. Tune in for this plus news, feedback, and events!

The interview & discussion:

Martin Luther College Director of Public Relations Bill Pekrul and Videographer Jon Witte give Martin and Sallie behind-the-scenes details of the activities planned for MLC Day on May 2, 2018. There’s a new MLC YouTube channel plus a brand new jiggle written by the talented interviewees. Check out the online media kit for lots of ways you can celebrate MLC!

News in tech:

Google Redesigns Gmail – Here’s a List of Amazing New Features

WELS now:

  • Mark your calendars for upcoming graduation events
    • Martin Luther College
      • May 11 – Commencement Concerts at 4 & 7:30 pm
      • May 12 – Graduation at 10 am & Call Service at 2 pm
    • Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary
      • May 24 – Call Service at 10 am & Commencement Concert at 7 pm
      • May 25 – Graduation at 10 am
  • WELS Education, Technology & Leadership Summit call for presenters closes May 31
    • We want YOU to submit a speaking topic!

Picks of the week:

Ministry resources:

Create a Digital Escape Room with OneNote [YouTube playlist]

Community feedback:

Featured video:

Enjoy the MLC Day Jingle.

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 548 – Seminary senior Bill Schubert shares insights from his senior theses into ministering to Generation Z. Release date: Wednesday, May 9.

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