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Let's connect with joy this Christmas

After 20+ months of a pandemic, many individuals are looking for ways to find meaningful connections with others.

United Methodist Communications has launched an advertising campaign for Advent inviting people to experience community and connection this holiday season in a local United Methodist church. 

Use the companion resources below in your communication and outreach efforts to invite people to find hope, joy and connection in your church community.

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Why we advertise

Our goal is to create awareness of The United Methodist Church and encourage people to attend a local church during Advent and Christmas. We hope to reach people who are searching for a voice of positivity, community and connection.

Campaign highlights

The campaign will run on social media outlets (including special ads just for TikTok), advanced TV, and on billboards (including an animated Times Square placement).

If you would like to learn more about how we can help in your church marketing efforts please visit www.resourceumc.org/lcs.

Additional Videos for Social Media

Download and share the videos below on your social media channels, your website, or as a part of your worship service. Videos labeled vertical are designed to use with TikTok and Instagram while the horizontal versions are meant for Facebook, YouTube or other widescreen (16:9) formats. 

Advent (15 seconds)

Decorating (15 seconds)

Baby Jesus (15 seconds)

Social Media Graphics

Use these coordinating graphics to post on your social media channels and website. There are multiple image options, and each one is available in several sizes.

Advent 

Advent wreath image from the 2021 Advent national campaign, Connect with Joy.  

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Advent Guitar

To assist people seeking an escape from the holiday blues and connection to the true source of joy and love, United Methodist Communications, the global communications agency for the denomination, has launched their Advent-Neighbors national advertising campaign.  

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Connect with Joy

Connect with Joy image from the 2021 Advent national advertising campaign.  

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How can we help?

Have questions about the campaign or are interested in exploring how you can advertise in your local area? Talk to us!

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