How to have an Awesome Advent this year!

Use the checklist below to help organize your parish communications this Advent.

2018 Advent Resources

Be sure to download the checklist and hang it on the wall!

Want a reminder on how to use the note composer in Flocknote? Here you go!

Are you trying to make your notes extra special this December?
Try using Canva and the photo resources on Denver Parish Connect.

Not sure if you’ll have time to compose and send these notes in the same day?
Need a refresher on how to schedule a note in Flocknote? Look no further!

During the Christmas season, you’ll probably have more visitors than usual.
Don’t forget the importance of a welcoming hospitality ministry!
Check out this video to learn more.

WEEK ONE

  • MONDAY, 12/03 – WEDNESDAY, 12/05  |  SEND EMAIL
    • Announce the date and time of your Penance Service.
    • Share the video Why Confession by Chris Stefanick.
    • Invite your parishioners to the Immaculate Conception Masses.
    • Share the video Immaculate Conception Explained by Fr. Mike Schmitz.
  • TUESDAY, 12/04  |  UPDATE WEBSITE
    • Add Penance Service date and time.
    • Add Mass times for:
      • Immaculate Conception
      • Our Lady of Guadalupe
      • Christmas
  • FRIDAY, 12/07  |  SEND TEXT: Remind your parishioners about the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception and your Mass schedule.

WEEK TWO

  • MONDAY, 12/10  |  UPDATE WEBSITE: Remove Mass times for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.
  • MONDAY, 12/10 – WEDNESDAY, 12/12  |  SEND EMAIL
    • Invite your parishioners to the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
    • Share the video Our Lady of Guadalupe by the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology.
  • THURSDAY, 12/13  |  UPDATE WEBSITE: Remove Mass times for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

WEEK THREE

  • MONDAY, 12/17 – WEDNESDAY, 12/19  |  SEND EMAIL
    • Share important invitation about your Christmas Masses with your parishioners.
    • Inspire your parishioners to dive more deeply into the final preparations for Christmas.
    • Share the article, Why Christmas Should Bother Everybody by Bishop Robert Barron.

WEEK FOUR

  • MONDAY, 12/24 – WEDNESDAY, 12/26  |  SEND EMAIL: Wish your parishioners a Merry Christmas with a special “Christmas Card” from your pastor.
  • MONDAY, 12/24  |  SEND TEXT: Remind your parishioners of the Mass schedule for Christmas.
  • TUESDAY, 12/25  |  SEND TEXT: Wish your parishioners a Merry Christmas!
  • WEDNESDAY, 12/26  |  UPDATE WEBSITE
    • Remove Christmas Mass times.
    • Add Solemnity of Mary Mass times.