056: Remind for Church Communication

Show Notes

Remind.com

Steps to Set Up

1. Create an account
2. Create a "class" - any type of group, large or small, with 1 recipient or 1000
3. Add people to your group
+ This is the true beauty of Remind
+ You don't have to download the app at all to get messages the teams (classes) you subscribe to. 
+ After you create a team (do this on the desktop), Remind gives you the option to help people subscribe to your class in a number of ways: 1) Show people how to join manually, 2) sharing a link (remind.com/join/classname) 3) Add people directly by their phone number. None of that requires them to set up a Remind account nor download anything!


A few tips:
1. Make sure your people enable push notifications
2. Don't send out too many messages! Remind is meant for announcements, not necessarily conversations

The Remind web interface

The Remind web interface

Workflows with Eric Gray & Andrew Jenkins

Andrew and Eric join us on the podcast today to talk about their new show called I'm A YM, their favorite apps and services they use in their ministry, and minivans.

Recorded March 14, 2014. 

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Show Notes for this episode:

Opening track: "Live the Proof" by Jim Boggia
Closing track: "Make This Last Forever" by Number One Gun