social media, salty waffle, social media faith, social media faith based organizations, social media church, social media share, social media community, social media upcomingConnect your congregation through Upcoming. Upcoming is a social media site that allows users to search for events and things to do. The events can be found by topic, customized search, or by being referred to by a friend. On the site users can tell their community of friends if they are going to an event or if they are interested.This tool is great for your congregation to spread the word about small bible studies, community groups, or church wide events. Each posting includes a detailed description, date, time and location. It serves as a great organization method to see which members are going where and what events are most popular within the church. The “My Events” tab also helps remind members of their plans to attend.

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Along with this social media tool, Twitter is great for informing your congregation about each event. Tweeting the event description along with a link to it’s Upcoming post will provide twitter followers instant awareness. Likewise, Twitter can be used to share the success of events after they take place. To learn more about how to connect your congregation check out our Salty Waffle classes.