by Kathy Lopez
Today, Flocknote is the relevant social media tool to inform our parishioners about the important, urgent ‘need-to-know-NOW’, events. Whether it is an emergency school closing, weather affecting an event or
the current health crisis, it is imperative we communicate with you quickly.
We have over 20 ways to communicate with our parishioners’ at St. Isidore. With what has been happening with coronavirus (COVID-19), news and data is changing daily, and by the hour.
When Communication is crucial In light of current medical and public concerns, we want to update you on the steps we’re taking to
ensure the health and safety of our parishioners. At the
beginning of March, Bishop Pates made the decision to
cancel weekend Masses as well as suspend other activities.
Yes, you can go to our website, check our Facebook page,
even drive by and check the roadside marquee. Flocknote is
our digital communications network to inform quickly.
Flocknote is a result of the many surveys several years ago,
when the question was asked “What is your top concern or
what would you like to see improved?” At the top of the list
We have 8,400+ email addresses and cell phones numbers
in our database. Messages sent with Flocknote are usually
emails and for urgent and important messages, by text
message. Tom Norton (Pastoral Associate, Stewardship,
Communications, and Evangelization), has the capability to
monitor Flocknote effectiveness as a communication tool through data analysis: such as the percentage of
messages that are clicked, opened, or bounced.
A feature of Flocknote is the capability to send messages within your Ministry. If you ministry is using Flocknote, your contact information is already there. To subscribe to notes from other open groups, you can look on the left side of the sited for the list of Ministry Groups.
Go to the Flocknote website (https://isidore.flocknote.com/) and set up your own account and start using it right away.
Nowadays, 85% of people get their information on their smart device. We are now able to connect and engage with you. We bring the Good News to you where you are, online.