Creating a Local Church presence on FacebookFacebook Fan Page DesignCreating a Facebook Page for Your ChurchIs Your Church Social? Part 9: Facebook – Give Your Church A "Face" LiftIs your Facebook Page address too long, like http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ebenezer-United-Church-of-Christ-Stratford-Wisconsin/125583797454177? and you would like a easy to use address like http://www.facebook.com/UnitedChurchofChrist? Just have the creator of your page log into Facebook and go to http://www.facebook.com/username/
A very useful resource is the book "Reaching Out in a Networked World: Expressing Your Congregation's Heart and Soul" by Lynne M. Baab (The Alban Institute). Lynne has also written a handy guide to basic website design "Websites that Work", which you can view here or download as a .pdf here.
Webmasters across the UCC share tips, tricks and ideas in our forum.Let's begin by pointing you towards a few free or less expensive web hosting services with relatively easy "WYSIWYG" ("What You See Is What You Get") editors. Here's a short list:Connected Word - http://www.connectedword.com/ucc/ (Designers of over 40 UCC churches)
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Mr. Daniel HazardOnline Communications Manager700 Prospect Ave.Cleveland,Ohio firstname.lastname@example.org