September 2017 Update

Ratchet up your social media skills – RCC webinar

Join Ryan Koch, Director of New York Office of Public and International Affairs for the LDS Church, as he leads “Taking Your Social Media Presence to Another Level,” a webinar to help RCC members develop an advanced plan and add social media skills.

Time is Tuesday, Sept, 19 at 1:00 p.m. EDT.

This workshop goes far beyond the basics! More info and how to join the webinar is available on the webinar web page.

Convention 2018 – “Realizing the Dream: Peace and Justice Through Communication” April 5-7 in Atlanta, GA

Three Workshop Tracks:

  • Management/APR

  • Communication Techniques

  • Interfaith Issues

Choose one that best suits your professional development needs or from all three. Leaders names, qualifications, etc. on the RCC Convention web page. More info being added regularly as Program Chairs Doug Cannon and Jeff Huett get confirmations.

New item confirmed for attendees at the 2018 national convention. Saturday, April 7, we will tour and visit the Center for Civil and Human Rights. Ticket price is included in your registration.

Member news

Simran Jeet Singh (New York Chapter) recently led diversity awareness training in NYC. He noted as a Sikh (often misunderstood faith group) and a person or color, "Not that I wanted any more attention from TSA agents, but I did enjoy leading their multicultural awareness training!"

Jackie Fuller (Washington DC Chapter and national vice-president) again actively promoted RCC at a recent 2017 Unity Walk. She prepared and “womanned” an RCC table at the associated Resource Fair. She rocks!

Invite your colleagues to join RCC.

Welcome new members

Nathan Day, MAL, Director of Communications at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Hannah Reasoner, 2017-2019 International Global Mission Fellow, Communications Assistant for CEPALC in Bogata, Colombia, with United Methodist Church General Board of Global Ministries.

Angelyn H. Current, MAL from Smyrna, Georgia, works in management of logistics/customer service and public relations.

(MAL = member at large – no chapter)

Religious diversity

Among RCC’s purposes as an organization are to build an understanding and appreciation of diverse faith groups and to support understanding and acceptance of religious faith and faith communities.

To those ends, would you like to test your knowledge of Religious Diversity in America? Follow this link for a new religion quiz from the Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA).

Career possibilities

Job listings are one of the many benefits of being a member of RCC. There are several available on the Job Openings web page. One of the most recent is Associate Director of Marketing and Communications for Church World Service.

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