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1 OSV Faith in Action Websites October 2012 Presented by: Eileen (Herrington) Pecoraro Terry Poplava

2 Who is Our Sunday Visitor One Priest - One Dollar - One Mission

3 What you will learn today What is Faith in Action Content Demonstration of the Website System Example Websites Help Your Parish Make an Impact with OSV Special Package Rates from OSV

4 Boston Faith in Action Websites Pre-built static pages with Catholic content about the faith, sacraments, newcomer information and more NEW Optional Dynamic content from OSV Publishing for Daily Meditations, Faith in Action and Catholic News & Perspective. Ready to go, just add your parish information and promote your new site

5 Preloaded with Catholic content Built on a best practices model for navigation, content and images and layout Written by Archdiocese of Boston with content for newcomers, Catholic faith information, important parish pages

6 Dynamic Catholic news feeds from OSV Engage with Daily Meditations for spiritual growth and inspiration Strengthen & grow the faith with real life stories about people living the Catholic faith around the world. Educate with Catholic news and perspective of whats happening in todays world Prosper with Online Giving- stabilize your offertory through the year

7 Higher Traffic to Your Website Dynamic content generates daily visits No work for the website staff- just promote your site Daily meditations ranks highest followed by Catholic News and Prospective

8 What is Faith in Action Content Demonstration of the Website System Example Websites Help Your Parish Make an Impact with OSV Special Package Rates from OSV

9 A web based CMS system designed so that you (and anyone you approve) can easily add pages, change page layouts, update calendars, load pictures, videos and more… No computer coding needed, easy to use editing icons Personalized template design with unlimited pages Most of all your parish is in control of your website Easy to use for staff and volunteers

10 Each site starts with 10 addresses for a professional way to contact the parish and staff! Create simple one-time calendar events or complex reoccurrences. Sub calendars allow site visitors to easily sort events of interest or subscribe for automatic updates Easily post audio, video, and other multi-media resources (ex: sermons or YouTube videos) on your site so visitors can view or download one at a time or subscribe to your podcast or blog for automatic downloads Powerful Calendars - Multi-media ready

11 Radius sites comes with social media integration. Easily connect to Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, and Twitter Accounts. Visitors can even subscribe to your podcasts & blogs and calendar Social media ready-

12 Edit a page Upload a bulletin Enter a calendar item Lets go into a Faith in Action website and….

13 What is Faith in Action Content Demonstration of the Website System Example Websites Help Your Parish Make an Impact with OSV Special Package Rates from OSV

14 Some Boston Area Websites stmonicamethuen.org/ townsendcatholic.org/ stmarysfranklin.org/ stathanasiusreading.org/ holyfamilyduxbury.org/ smhmilton.org/ stpaulwellesley.com/ gateofheavenstbrigid.org/ stmarydanvers.org/ sttheclapembroke.org/ littletoncatholic.org/ ologp.net/ sacredheartquincy.org/ Sauguscatholics.org Stjudenorfolk.org Stagnesreading.org Sacredheartnewton.org Stbrigidparish.org Dorchestercatholic.org Stjohnbeverley.org Strosetopsfield.org

15 Websites from around the country St Anthony- St Anthony- New Bedford, MA St Patrick- St Patrick- Urbana, IL St Edward- St Edward- Palm Beach, FL St James- St James- Eau Claire, WI St John de LaSalleSt John de LaSalle- Niagara Falls, NY St Anne- St Anne- Columbus GA St Agnes- St Agnes- Phoenix AZ

16 What is Faith in Action Content Demonstration of the Website System Example Websites Help Your Parish Make an Impact with OSV Special Package Rates from OSV

17 Make an impact at your Parish Online Giving Envelopes Increased Offertory Program State of the Parish Reports Custom Mailings Annual Planning

18 ONLINE GIVING

19 More Parishioners Using Online Giving Electronic means for supporting revenue First Fruits planning No interruption in gifts Online Giving implementation Promoting Online Giving

20 Online Giving Results Parish in Northeast: – 47% Increase in giving year to year – $60,000 increase Parish in Midwest: – Stabilized Cash Flow - approximately $30,000 – 23% Increase in giving in addition Parish in Midwest – $90,000 increase year to year –42% Increase in giving year to year – 5% increase in Total Contributions from all sources

21 GREAT ENVELOPE DESIGNS

22 Offering Envelopes Parish Photo Image Reflecting Parish Community and Culture Scripture Special Series

23 INCREASED OFFERTORY

24 Results Averages 25-35% increase in offertory from respondents 35% participation rate $.14 - $.17 to raise a dollar

25 Increases Per Respondent 65% increase gifts by more than 30% 25% increase their gifts by 10% or less 5% increase their gift by 20-30% 5% increase their gift by 10-20% The optimist says, the cup is half full. The pessimist says, the cup is half empty. The child of God says; My cup runneth over.

26 Totals for All Commitments 33.9% increase over 2010 donations Average pledge increase per week of $2, Increase of $118, Results from Increased Offertory Initiative

27 Spring 2012 Increased Offertory Letter A Consistent donors: 71% Response Rate 18% increase in commitments Letter B Regular and Irregular donors: 45% Response Rate 44% increase in commitments Letter C Non-donors: 3.2% Response Rate New commitments = $37,966 46% Response rate 43% Increase over 2011 donations Increase of $341,277 from 2011 donations

28 SUSTAINED COLLECTIONS

29 Record of Contribution Card Inserts

30 President has State of the Union Address Corporations have Annual Reports to Stockholders Federal, State and Local Governments State of… reports to their citizens Dont presume the parishioners know the parish story. Tell the parish story through an Annual or Periodic Report! Annual State of the Parish Reports

31 Annual Plan Offertory and Communications 1Q Review Communications Plan Envelope Designs and Inserts Mailings Web Site 2Q Online Giving Set Up Online Giving or Review Fund Categories and Messages Set Marketing Plan 3Q Increased Offertory or Stewardship Renewal Envelope Plan Web Site updates Online Giving updates Record of Contribution inserts in envelopes 4Q Holiday Communications Christmas and Easter Build Community through Engagement and Communications Onsite Consulting and Workshops

32 What is Faith in Action Content Demonstration of the Website System Example Websites Help Your Parish Make an Impact with OSV Special Package Rates from OSV

33 Packages Available Website + Online Giving Website + Envelopes Website + Online Giving and Envelopes Increased Offertory Program We work with you for the best value for your parish

34 Website + online giving Our electronic package- do both at the same time and save 50% off your set up fees. Get a website and OLG for only $350

35 Website + envelopes Add period envelopes and a website and receive 50% off your website set up and INSERT ENEVELOPE DEAL HERE

36 Website + Online Giving and Envelopes Add website, OLG and periodic envelope plan and receive 50% off your website set up FREE OLG set up and INSERT ENVELOPE SPECIAL HERE

37 Your OSV Contacts Envelopes and Special Mailings: Karen Giuffrida ext 3001 Websites and Online Giving: Eileen ( Herrington) Pecoraro ext 6880 Increased Offertory Program: Rich Fischer ext xxxx

38 Thank You For Attending God Bless!


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