Communications Team Update!

The Deep Water Communications team has been meeting since mid-July to discuss effective streams of communication for FUMC Salem. As we consider the recommendations from the Deep Water town hall, it has been our goal to “walk a mile in the shoes” of a new visitor or member as we identify potential placements for electronic screens.  We have frequently taken our meetings on the move, exploring each entrance and hallway from the perspective of our diverse community.

On September 25th, we finalized a job description for a part-time communications specialist which will be considered by the Staff Parish Relations & Finance Committees as they prepare the 2019 operating budget. Our meeting on October 3rd we continued these ongoing projects as well as discuss Communication Guidelines published by United Methodist Communications ( as we continue to take inventory or our current communications strategy and begin to discern our way forward.
Meghan O’Brien
Deep Water Communications Team Member