Cutting Back on Bulletin Printing

Justin Wise on church bulletins:

Most churches print a bulletin because it’s the way things have always been done. To change that means to change a process. A process that someone is familiar and comfortable with. So if the communications team is in charge of printing the bulletin, you might say to them, “Reducing our print costs will create less work for you. Here’s how…”

Another big objection to decreasing or eliminating the physical bulletin is the fear of isolating certain community members from important information. While it’s true that most people check and use email to stay on top of things, not everyone does. In that case, you want to have a plan for how you will get information to people who don’t need or have access to the Internet.

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