EPIC Goals for Year 1
Education Goals, Year 1
Produce a monthly article written by a different person each month on an activity or event in the life of the Conference, and circulate in church newsletters.
Every Mission Planning Board representative making a verbal announcement on Sunday morning about a Conference activity or event at least once a month.
Complete production of a Video entitled "Why the UCC", and prepare for circulation to all churches. If you were at Annual Meeting, you saw the Intro-teaser to this video.
Participation Goals, Year 1
Create a 'Fun Event' at every Annual Meeting (We hit this goal this year, doing our first ever Pastor/Moderator Banquet - and it was a huge success!)
Build a Fall Training Event for Church Treasurers
Repeat for a second year, with expanded opportunities, the SWC Choir Fest
Innovation Goals, Year 1
Produce a series of YouTube videos on various themes.
Build a full Social Media workshop.
Send three Conference Representatives to an Innovation Training event, and use the experience in Years 2 and 3 to replicate Innovation Laboratories in every region of the Conference.
Communication Goals, Year 1
In the Loop distributed not just to churches, but to their membership lists as well.
Use In the Loop to post interesting articles from and publicize special events about the Churches of the Southwest Conference.
Create Meet-up Spaces online for at least two affinity groups, i.e. Open and Affirming Churches, and Immigrant Welcoming Churches.