Communications Request - First UMC
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Content is subject to editing. Requests are subject to approval based on other requests received and various priorities of parish.

If your request does not meet the listed deadline, please submit anyway. We may be able to accommodate your request!

Note: One announcement per submission form. Complete as many fields as possible. After you fill out this request, we will contact you if needed to go over details and availability before the order is completed.

Email address *
Full Name *
Your answer
Best Way to Contact You? *
Phone Number with Area Code
(No Dashes)
Your answer
How long would you like your advertisement to run? *
We recommend that you begin advertising 6 weeks before the beginning of your program/event. *The office reserves the right to limit advertising as space and ministry needs determine the space allowed each week, but we will do our best to accommodate your request.
Your answer
The Program/Event Details
Please be as specific as possible
Name of Event/Program *
Your answer
Date of Program/Event *
Start Time *
End Time
Is this a recurring event? If so, when?
(i.e. second Wednesdays at 7 pm)
Your answer
Event/Program Location or Venue *
Include room name/number & list full address if not at First UMC
Your answer
Subtitle or One Sentence Description
May be used in places where space is limited.
Your answer
Detailed Description *
This is what you want it to say in the bulletin/e-news. If possible, include why people should be interested and what they will get out of your program/event - the shorter, the better. Wordy articles tend to lose readers interest very quickly.
Your answer
Target Audience *
Who are you trying to get to attend your event or take interest in your program?
Your answer
Event/Program Contact Info *
Who should they contact if they have questions? Please provide a name, number, and/or email address for the audience. If this is you, please put your info here also.
Your answer
Is registration required? *
Is there a registration fee?
Do you need online registration created for you? *
Registration Details
For example: what is the deadline, how do they register, and what is the cost if there is one:
Your answer
Is childcare needed? *
You will need to contact Donna Hinrichsen to arrange for childcare by texting or calling 260-235-0834.
Do you have any relevant pictures/files related to this program/event? *
Advertising Placement
Please consider the deadlines listed below to ensure the quality and reach of your advertisement.
Where would you like your program/event advertised? *
Please note the deadlines and understand that if they are not on time, your request may not be approved. The deadlines listed are the times needed to prepare your advertisement.
Finishing Touches
You're almost done!
Notes/Additional Instructions:
Is there anything we did not cover that is important for your audience?
Your answer
Before submission: *
If you have any concerns about the following feel free to email Lindsey Miller at
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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