Sample Social Media Policy

This policy provides guidelines for employees and volunteers to follow when they use social media tools on behalf of (name of ministry), or when (name of ministry) becomes part of a social media dialogue.

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Sample Code of Conduct

Co-written by Crispin Ketelhut This organization is committed to providing a safe environment for children within all activities and ministries. Children are a most precious gift and all the faithful cooperate in taking every reasonable action to ensure their safety. An important tool in creating safe environments for children is a uniform Code of Conduct. […]

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Sample Social Media Policy

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SUMMIT CHURCH Summit Church is a non-denominational multi-campus church centered in and around Orland, FL. Summit Church’s vision is to form biblically functioning communities that reach people, connect in Christ-centered relationships, serve others, teach truth, and worship God. Personal Account We encourage our staff to have their own personal social media accounts and blogs, and […]

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Are you “truly” covered online?

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How to review your insurance policy for social media risk coverage compliance

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Establishing guidelines for electronic communications

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By Emilie M. Pierschalla and Edward A. Steele, CSP According to a national survey conducted in 2012 by a Christian-based digital advertising agency, 46 percent of religious organizations say social media is their most effective method of outreach. The same survey found that 51 percent of congregations have at least one senior staff member who […]

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Social media use poses real-world risks

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9 factors to consider (and mitigate) now to avoid disaster later

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Auto exposure

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A “black swan” for nonprofits

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Where the rubber meets the road

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By Patrick M. Moreland Rented or borrowed vehicles, or asking someone to drive on your church’s behalf, carries hefty liabilities. If that vehicle is involved in a serious “at-fault” accident, your church will likely be named in a lawsuit, along with the vehicle’s owner and driver. Examples of hired and non-owned auto use include:  A […]

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Protecting your flock

Keep these tips and ideas in mind when selecting a safe vehicle for church use.

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Driven to distraction

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Making the case for a church social media policy that prohibits texting while driving

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