Communication is a vital component of the activities at Rocky Mountain Conference. News sharing and involvement with a variety of media is a part of what church members can expect and become involved with. As Seventh-day Adventists, we can be proud of having included communication as our mission. It has always included the available media of the day, beginning with print. Advertising and promotion was quickly added to our public presence as evangelistic outreach became part and parcel of our mission. Adventist involvement in public relations is recognized as first among Christian denominations in the United States with a PR office established at the world headquarters of the church at the beginning of the 20th century.
The Rocky Mountain Conference aims to establish communication as a ministry that embraces every Seventh-day Adventist. As we consider the RMC Mission Statement as our vision and call to action, we act as communication professionals within an intentional and focused mission – Building Bridges of Hope. Our vocation is underwritten by a global Seventh-day Adventist communication strategy:
Seventh-day Adventists will communicate hope by focusing on the quality of life that is complete in Jesus Christ.
In our daily activities, we are commited to creative relevance (1 Cor. 9:19); to standards of excellence (1 Cor. 3:13); to express our communication in the context of the church’s vision and mission; and maintain relevance to the culture of the communities in which we live. The methods include news and information services, public relations & media relations, as well as media productions and on-line services, including www.rmcsda.org.
So, to share our stories and keep church members connected and up-to-date, we produce the RMC web page, and NewsNuggets, a weekly electronic newsletter issued each Friday morning and sent to more than 2,000 email addresses. Click here to sign up, and here to view the archive. Three times a year, RMC publishes Mountain Views, a magazine sent out to all homes of our church members in Colorado, Wyoming and part of New Mexico. The 28-page publication offers evaluation of issues, commentaries on plans and developments, as well as testimonies about Adventist life in the region, and in the global church.
Being part of a larger faith community, we share our stories with the Mid-America Outlook, the North-American Division NewsPoints, and other news services of the church.
The Rocky Mountain Conference is also maintaining a presence on Facebook and Twitter. Be a part of the conversation, and “like” us at www.facebook.com/rmcsda and “follow” us on Twitter @RockyConfe.
The Conference website was built using the netAdventist platform. Our goal is to make hosting available for all of our churches. Designed to be simple to manage and update, netAdventist allows your church to have dynamic content and news -- local, regional and international -- automatically flow onto the front page of your website, along with customized features intended to benefit existing members and evangelistic features for visitors.
We want to be an extension of your local church, your pastor and communication team. If you have any questions or ideas to share, please contact Rajmund Dabrowski at [email protected] or 303.282.3675.
Click here to submit an obituary for publication in the Mid-America Union Outlook.