Author Archives: Jon Foster

Doing Stuff Quickly

So today we switched on the new Living Stones Blog. I say ‘switched on’, it’s been live since we started making it – yesterday evening. It’s actually taken under 3 hours to go from nothing to what you see now. … Continue reading

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That Was The Week(ly Roundup) That Was

Last Thursday we sent our first Weekly Roundup email, it was an exciting moment, and a proud one. A grand total of 194 of you had signed up to receive the emails when we hit send, and I’m really pleased … Continue reading

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Personal Information and the Weekly Roundup

At the moment, when we include personal information (such as contact details or prayer news) in the Welcome Sheet, we only do so when we have been asked by the person concerned and/or have their permission. The same applies for … Continue reading

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Where is everybody?

Just a quick note for anyone wondering what’s going on with our social media accounts at the moment.

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WordPress Freelance Work

We’re making some changes to our website at the moment and are looking to commission some freelance work on our (WordPress powered) homepage.

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Finding Open-Licensed Pictures on Flickr

If you’re using photo’s or other images in a presentation, newsletter, leaflet, or anything else, then it’s  important to make sure you are using images which you’re allowed to use. The photo sharing website Flickr makes it easy for photographers … Continue reading

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Why WiFi?

Over the next month or so you will hopefully see some free and open WiFi appear in the main church at St John’s. WiFi provided like this, in this context, is beginning to go out of fashion these days due … Continue reading

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Living Stones – News from mission partners

At St John’s we support a large number of mission partners through our Living Stones program – these are “people commissioned and sent out [...] to full-time Christian work, either in this country or overseas”. At the moment we produce a … Continue reading

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Welcome to commsblog.

Welcome to commsblog, the blog from the Communications Team at St John’s Church. We want to use this blog to share a little bit about our experiences in running communications for a large, modern church. We’ll try to cover all … Continue reading

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